New Jersey

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in New Jersey. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the state, which you can browse here.

Everything You Need to Know About Wawa, the World's Most Beloved Convenience Store

There are two types of people in this world. Those who have no idea what Wawa is and those who are obsessed with it. For the uninitiated, Wawa (pronounced wah-wah) is a chain of convenience stores...

FYI WARNING!!!....Shoe Leather Would Be an Improvement. Pesto Italian Bistro, Park Ridge, NJ.

by fourunder 4 years ago

FYI WARNING!!!....Shoe Leather Would Be an Improvement. Pesto Italian Bistro, Park Ridge, NJ. From their homepage: Welcome to PESTO A Bistro rooted in providing the freshest ingredients, ...

Trip To The Tropics

by dinggb 2 days ago

Hi everyone, I am new to chowhound, I travel frequently for work and would like to ask you folks for some nice restaurant suggestions in and around Newark. I am a vegetarian and it is extremely dif...

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The Life and Times of the Buttered Roll

by sadie 2 years ago

Dear NYC CH friends, Although I lurk on these boards nearly every day, today I'm writing with a general inquiry for a piece I'm writing. Specifically, on the Buttered Roll. It (by which I mean ...

Orange clam

by tiderunner00 12 days ago

Hi everyone, I have been seeing what they call “orange clam” at sushi restaurants. I often make sushi at home and am interested in learning more about this “new” clam, but “orange clam” on the web...

Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...

Thai Chef

by lewinters 18 days ago

Does anyone have any further info about Thai Chef in Montclair? I was craving Pad Thai plus chocolate souffle and was dismayed to learn that they are closed.

The old Jade Fountain, North Arlington

by jethro 6 years ago

After having a lengthy chat today about how good the food was here, does anyone know if the owners opened another restaurant in the area? I would kill and/or die to try the food again. They had a...

Favorite Italian Restaurants

by Nunzio 1 month ago

Looking for some new Italian restaurants to try. What's your favorites? I live in Morristown. Will travel around. Thanks

Chinese New Year 2020 in metro New York!

by gutreactions 2 months ago

The Chinese New Year, Year of the Rat, is coming January 25th and will last 15 days. Do you mark it at home, or do you visit a favorite restaurant to celebrate in the metro New York area? If you co...

Best hot dog joints in Jersey

by John 20 years ago

Since the Newark Star Ledger did a summer munchmobile feature on hot dogs; I've become obsessed with them. Following are my favorite hot dog places in N.J. 5) Rutt's Hutt in Clifton. The best deep ...

"Newark Style" Italian Hot Dogs?

by Tom Murin 18 years ago

The topic came up on Fri night over a few fine ales---what is contained in a "Newark Style" Italian Hot dog? Specifically, is the main ingredient Hot Dog or Italian Sausage? I say Hot Dog, but my f...

Yum Yum in Hoboken?

by ttoommyy 10 years ago

Does anyone remember a place (back in the 60s is when I remember it as a kid) that you would drive into to get vanilla-flavored "yum yum" ice in Hoboken? My brother (who is 6 years older than I am)...

Holly's, Bloomingdale?

by legsdiamond12 7 years ago

Anybody remember a place in Bloomingdale, NJ, called Holly's (or Holley's)? When I was a kid growing up in Wayne, this was considered "fine dining"--- or, at least, my parents thought of it as "fin...

Looking to try Sundae (Korean blood sausage!)

by borisabrams 3 months ago

Hi! I would love to try Korean blood sausage, Sundae, either on its own or in a stew. I have yet to try it! Does anyone know a good place in New York area that prepares it particularly well...

What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Whether you've been naughty or nice, it's time to gather with friends and family and enjoy the Holiday Season. What are your favorite venues for dining & cocktails this time of the year? Places tha...

BurgersIM about to invade tri-state area...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

It's a franchise chain called BurgersIM out of Encino, CA. and Dallas, Texas. They are about to open franchises locally in Mamaroneck at 1137 W. Boston Post Road, the spot that formerly housed Gus...

NJ Diner Sausage - I give up!!

by pktaske 7 years ago

Searched the internet for the past two weeks with no luck. I though I had struck gold when I followed up on a recommendation for Thumanns Links...but whe I went to pick up my 10 pound box, it was t...

Bakery Blahs

by pitap 3 months ago

Anyone have a favourite bakery that has stopped living up to its name? A favourite pastry that just isn't the same anymore?

Best kunafeh in Paterson NJ?

by unamuno907 4 months ago

What's the best place to get Kunafeh in Paterson NJ? How is Nablus sweets? Is that the place to go or is there somewhere better?

Does anyone remember an Italian restaurant in Elmwood Park?

by dock 7 years ago

It used to be on Rt. 46 next to a Dunkin Donuts. Then it moved to a place in a residential neighborhood surrounded by homes. It had a private parking lot. Excellent food at reasonable prices. A...