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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann

New Restaurant Openings In New York and New Jersey For The Sunny Days Ahead

Beer, Booze, Bites & Beats.

An expertly curated craft beer bar with a focus

on local beers and brewers of color.

Opening April. Web Site.

A second, 50-seat location of the Chelsea Spanish restaurant &

wine bar from Jorge Guzman & Chef/Partner Mario Hernandez.

Deep Spanish wine list; 12 taps of sangria, wines and sherry cocktails. Opening April. Web site.

Staten Island - 185 Bricktown Way (Bricktown Center). 

Millie's second restaurant on Staten Island. This stunning, custom-designed location will be a highly-anticipated neighborhood destination serving the same delicious coal and wood-fired artisan pizzas and meatballs that gained both consumer and critical attention, rising to the top of best pizza lists in New Jersey.

Opening April. Web site.

Hoboken and Summit - The third and fourth locations of the acclaimed New Jersey ramen house and bar, with an extensive list of Japanese whiskies and a late night menu. Dates TBD. Web site.

The Ashford

Jersey City - 145 Newark Avenue. From the owner of NYC’s Chinese Tuxedo, a 17,000 square-foot multi-level dining destination on Jersey City’s downtown “restaurant row”. Elevated food & craft cocktails, vibrant nightlife. Rooftop with open-air kitchen and raw bar. Private event spaces. Opening May. Web site to come.

Renowned Chef Dennis Foy opens a new restaurant in downtown Red Bank that will serve lunch and dinner; locally sourced and distinguished by his trademark meticulous but simple preparation and attention to seasonality.

Opening June. Web site to come.

An uptown location of the renowned French bakery & café,

in the Hudson Tea Building. Recently opened. Web site.

Jackson - 109 North County Line Road.

A seven-nights-a-week dining destination close to Shore points. A modern American menu highlighting local seafood. Specialty bar menu, craft cocktails, extensive wine list and outdoor dining.Opening Summer. Web site to come.

From NJ native Chef James Avery, Farmly is a welcoming fast-casual restaurant serving slow-cooked roasted meats and home-style sides, meant to be enjoyed in, or taken home.

Farmly believes in the importance of ingredients' origins,

the authenticity of home cooking,

and the significance of making wholesome, nutrient-dense

and unprocessed food convenient to its community.

Opening May. Web site.

Fort Lee - Hudson Lights, 187 Main Street.

The beloved “original” New York City falafel brand (est. 1971) continues their brick-and-mortar expansion with their third franchise location. This spot joins the company’s other locations in New York City (MacDougal & St. Mark’s Place), New Jersey (Hoboken, New Brunswick & Princeton), Connecticut (New Haven) and Texas (Dallas).  Opening May. Web site.

The new LGBTQ destination.

A lounge with a downtown/Vegas vibe;

a rooftop for day/night fun. Opening April. Web site.

North Arlington  - 185 River Road. 

Chef/owner Juan Placencia’s (Costanera, Montclair) new Latin restaurant and cocktail bar that embraces and honors all of the flavors of Latin America and Spain in a playful and approachable way. Opening June. Web site.


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