Author: Karen Tina Harrison

Esty Street

January 17, 2012

In a setting that evokes a swank supper club from decades past, patrons enjoy food deliciously of the moment.

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October 18, 2011

Rare steakhouse in Little Falls may look a bit like a sports bar, but wander back into the dining room and you are in the realm of terrific aged prime beef.

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Mes Rêves

September 13, 2011

From Vietnam to Bloomfield, a dream of fine French food becomes reality.

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Maritime Parc

June 14, 2011

By the banks of the Hudson, Maritime Parc now makes Liberty State Park a compelling culinary destination.

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Light Horse Tavern

April 11, 2011

Revolutionary War hero Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee won big in Jersey City. Now the hip watering hole named for him does the same.

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January 19, 2011

The arrival of acclaimed chef Thomas Ciszak revives the vibe and stokes the sizzle at an atmospheric boîte on busy Route 4 in Paramus.

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Boulevard Five72

October 13, 2010

At Boulevard Five72 in Kenilworth, chef/owner Scott Snyder’s simple approach yields complex results.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Inn and Tavern

September 30, 2010

The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn and Tavern has gone through many iterations. The latest—featuring a New American-oriented cuisine served in an elegantly restored mansion—beckons diners from all over.

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July 12, 2010

Don’t let the luxury cars out front intimidate you. Think of Tony Del Gatto’s Grissini as a little bit of the Italian Riviera perched in Englewood Cliffs.

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Topaz Thai

August 20, 2009

Nearly every Thursday since it opened three years ago, about six interns and residents from the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark have driven north to Belleville for lunch or dinner at Topaz Thai.

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