Author: Karen Tina Harrison

Yakitori 39

January 15, 2015

In the beak-to-tail style of true Japanese eating, chicken at Yakitori 39 is not just white and dark meat but gizzard, liver, heart, skin and house-made chicken meatball.

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Washington House

November 19, 2014

With a sophisticated new look and an elevated yet accessible new menu, a tired roadhouse turns into a lively magnet.

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Who Owns Sriracha?

October 21, 2014

Chefs are challenging the famous “rooster” brand with their own versions, as Mama takes the sauce back to its Thai (not Vietnamese) origins.

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Why did the chef and owners of A Toute Heure cross the road? To add this bright, sociable seafood spot to their portfolio.

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Red Knot

September 26, 2014

A casual yet classy clubhouse of a fine Union County golf course, Red Knot brings reliable and delectable dishes to the table.

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Terre à Terre

July 21, 2014

Chef Todd Villani fills Terre à Terre (French for “down to earth”) with ethereal delights.

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June 16, 2014

High style, a river view and Peter Larsen’s food give Edgewater dining a new edge.

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April 28, 2014

A Newark restaurant steps from NJPAC, this hybrid Japanese and Korean restaurant boasts fresh fish and a lively bar scene.

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Samba Montclair

February 4, 2014

At Samba Montclair, chef and owner Ilson Gonçalves pays homage to his grandmother's kitchen with a homey, Brasileiro menu.

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Orale Mexican Kitchen

December 5, 2013

Three veterans of Rosa Mexicano set out to channel the lively flavors and casual vibe of Mexico City in a place of their own. So far, so bueno.

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