“I’m oceany in summer and gamey in the fall,” Kevin Kohler says of his menu moods. After 34 years running this relaxed yet elegant BYO, the 62-year-old is entitled to his whims. They have produced generations of regulars who delight in his New American creations with French and Italian accents. Dishes like filet mignon ravioli or duck with ginger and lavender honey never lose their appeal. This summer, he intends to “get more into the ocean, with tartares and ceviches and poke. I want you to feel like you’re on vacation here.” Ease into one of the two gracious dining rooms and skip the airport security lines, at least for an evening. BYO 130 E. Main Street, 201-934-0030
The haughty, haute French restaurant is a dinosaur. But modern French cooking is alive and agile at Chez Catherine. So are the charm and warmth the late Catherine Alexandrou brought to the restaurant when she founded it in 1979. Owner Stephane Bocket, maître d’ Robert Madden and chef Christine Migton are fully in sync. In a comfortable, home-like dining room, where white tablecloths bespeak hospitality rather than hauteur, Bocket and Madden are alert to your needs, but not intrusive. Migton’s food, from duck breast with raspberry coulis to Dover sole filleted tableside, is sumptuous and satisfying, light enough to leave room for her classic desserts. Soufflés, worth the $5 upcharge, may be the gustatory equivalent of sailing in a balloon over the Seine.
431 North Avenue West, 908-654-4011
Cucharamama's pineapple and pumpkin salad, with its contrasting flavors and smooth warm textures (compounded by pumpkin seeds), shows how gratifying plant focused can be. Meat eaters, don’t lose heart. The beef and chicken pot pie might flummox Fannie Farmer with its barely-there corn crust and subtly spiced, finely ground filling, but in the dish’s native Chile, Fannie Farmer is no household name. The Ecuadorian seafood stew in spicy coconut sauce not only has fervor—it feeds two. 233 Clinton Street, 201-420-1700
On a par with Manhattan’s best Latin restaurants, Sabor brings an eclectic vibe to its’ North Bergen, NJ neighborhood. Pulsing with an energy and excitement, intimate and elegant, Sabor celebrates the very spirit of Latin culture. Live music and with a flare Flamingo dancers. The food has been rate by the Zarat along with google customer like this one by James Lee, came here for my birthday dinner with my girlfriend. Was looking for something modest and ended up finding this gem by sheer coincidence. The interior is very cozy and quaint. The pre fixed menu was only $20 dollars each which made the whole experience a steal for a 3 course meal.
Waterside Restaurant Catering
Impeccable Service, The incredible setting at Waterside has been thoroughly redesigned, adding a fresh and contemporary feel to the classic elegance of this spectacular venue.
For your next special occasion, celebrate on the Hudson. Delicious food and dramatic views of the New York City skyline will impress any guest.
with entertainment. The Capital of Chicharron can be found at Noche de Colombia the have mastered to cook the best chicharron in the world. Food is authentic and always freshly served. Several location in New Jersey.
West New York
Took my dad there last year for his birthday he love the place and the roja vieja was out of this world delicious. The service was fast during the afternoon. If you Make a reservation the place is popular. Great ambiance, wonderful view of the NYC skyline, professional staff, well ran restaurant. Then there's the food, anything you get well be delicious. It's Cuban food that's been fancied up basically. Nice presentation of the food. The drinks are good too. I love in New York and would go to NJ to come here. 40-4 Riverwalk Pl, West New York, NJ
We’re bringing a little bit of Cuba to Westfield, NJ.
Come on in. We want to make you feel like you’re in our living room – relaxed, comfortable and ready for an incredible meal.
We’re an authentic Cuban restaurant. Our chef is from Cuba. So are the owners. These delicious dishes are the foods from our homeland – the tastes and smells of the kitchens we grew up in. For us, what we cook is more than just food. It’s memories of a family and a special culture.Coming to 1958 Cuban Cuisine is not just about the food. It’s a celebration of life – not necessarily as it is, but how – at least for one meal – how we would like it to be.
In the mood for Authentic Mexican cuisine, we are open seven days a week from 11 am to 10 pm and we offer free delivery to: Bogota, Teaneck, Ridgefield Park, Hackensack, Leonia, Palisade Park, Englewood and Fort Lee. Ask about catering menu.
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Cuban, Puerto Rican and Italian Style
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