East Hana: A Jersey City Sushi Spot Born During the Pandemic

Sushi might be one of the ultimate comfort foods. Although the purest form of the dish still remains a somewhat luxury food for aficionados and connoisseurs, it has also become a go-to takeout, dine-in, and comfort food experience that can be found in neighborhood restaurants and grocery stores.  And in Jersey City, East Hana, the newest sushi restaurant downtown that opened in the summer of 2020, has been serving up delicious dishes at its new space. Here’s more about this new sushi restaurant in Jersey City, located at 103 Montgomery Street.

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According to Warren Rene, East Hana’s

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Corto: Classic Italian Cuisine in Jersey City

Three years ago, when chef Matt Moschella and his partners were looking for a spot for their new restaurant Corto, they had a simple vision in mind — to make “simple, straightforward food.” The team eventually settled on a former bodega in Jersey City’s Heights neighborhood and transformed the bedraggled interior into a fun, lively dining space that doesn’t look unlike someone’s living room—wooden furniture, cheerful photo wall, and creamy white wall paneling that restored the room’s original look in the ‘30s. A small open kitchen is attached but is not separated from the dining room. The space is meant

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N.J.’s best new restaurant is this celebrity chef’s chic Jersey Shore steakhouse

Everyone deserves a splurge this year — why not wagyu?

The prized and notoriously pricey Japanese beef is, to some foodies, the height of carnivorous decadence. Buttery bovine bliss. I’d been wagyu wary, however; scorned by a deeply underwhelming four-ounce cut I tried at Gordon Ramsay Steak in Atlantic City in 2019. Talk about a waste of $140.

But hey, 2021 is all about rebirth and reconnection, right? Flash forward to earlier this week, as I stared down a piece of A5 Miyazaki Wagyu, one of many luxurious red-meat options at celebrity chef David Burke’s new Red Horse steakhouse in

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Jaipur Kitchen: Homestyle Rajasthan Food in Jersey City

“We are another business that was born during the pandemic,” S.P. exudes energy and pride even on the other side of the phone. She and her parents run Jaipur Kitchen, which delivers homestyle Rajasthan meals to eaters around North Jersey. And they are enjoying it. Read on to learn more about Jaipur Kitchen, a food delivery service in Jersey City.

The Journey

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Jaipur Kitchen was born “because of” the pandemic. Last spring, when the lockdown descended, her parents, both working corporate jobs, found themselves with a lot of spare time. As cooking enthusiasts — both of them

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With an end in sight to the pandemic, we rediscover some of the best high-end restaurants in South Jersey | Food and Drink

Capriccio Resorts Casino Hotel’s signature restaurant is proof that getting older doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, the iconic Atlantic City Italian restaurant inside Resorts keeps getting better with age. It is perhaps the most unique restaurant in the city for so many reasons. First, it is the longest running casino restaurant in Atlantic City, opening its doors at the same time Resorts became the first Atlantic City casino to open in 1978. Second, the décor of the room, while, of course, freshened up over the years, remains nearly the same since it opened — opulent, classy,

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The Best New Jersey Food Trucks: Savory Leaf Cafe

The idea of an all-vegan menu doesn’t excite most people. But that’s exactly what makes Savory Leaf Cafe one of The Best New Jersey Food Trucks (and physical cafes). They serve more than salads and potatoes, offering a plant-based menu even hardcore meat lovers will, well, love. You might say it’s a form of healthy, comfort food.

As a brick and mortar, Savory Leaf Cafe operates at the Trenton Farmers Market. Here, you’ll find unique twists on traditional vegan dishes such as their VIBS, vegan ribs made soley from plants. In fact, everything from the “cheese” to the “beef”

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