February 2020: 30 Best New Restaurants
Space, it turns out, is the final frontier for the New Jersey restaurant scene. So says New Jersey Monthly deputy editor/dining editor Eric Levin, who proclaims, “When looking at the past year’s new openings, it’s not the spices, it’s the spaces.”
What’s gotten into Levin? Read the “30 Best New Restaurants” feature he’s compiled with the NJM team of professional eaters, and you’ll understand. In assessing the top openings of 2019, they found not just great food, but big, new, glamorous spaces.
Luckily, you don’t have to wait to learn all about New Jersey’s best new dining spots. Just click here to start reading. And remember, it’s all about space—in this case, finding space in your calendar to start sampling our top picks among Jersey’s newcomers.
Carlos E. Gonzalez, a Cuban-born performer from Elizabeth, is enjoying several high-profile successes this year.Read more
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LifeTown in Livingston—which may be the largest play space of its kind—invites visitors to explore and learn in a sensory-rich world.Read more
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Chef Richard Krug, who teamed up with husband-and-wife owners Tom and Mary Conway, “seeks to transport you, and mostly succeeds.”Read more
In 2017, the owners of the original High Voltage on the boardwalk added this year-round location.Read more
Sahar Soleymani’s casual eatery in Haddon Township honors her mother’s Venezuelan roots.Read more
The Maywood restaurant was opened in 2008 by Samlaen Sysounthone and her husband, Soubanh, of 50 years. They do all the cooking.Read more