Please consider us for Best chef, Best Fine Dining, Best Romantic
“The dark, wooden barn and its disconcertingly bouncy, suspended balcony will strike some as romantic, others as just dark, but under chef/owner Jamie Knott, the tables (which are illuminated by pin lights) are full, and for good reason. Knott’s New American food is flavorful, elegant and gratifying, not just some of the time, but every night, which is not as easy as he and his kitchen team make it seem. Case in point: a recent Arctic char fillet in a lobster broth enriched with white wine, tarragon and chives. The magnificent, warm chocolate cake reaches way back to Knott’s formative years in New York, but then pastry chef Leticia Meneses comes out of the bullpen firing strikes—like an actually peanutty peanut-butter mousse and marvelous ice creams and sorbets. byo”
2 Barnstable Court, 201-825-4016,
Vicki Hyman of NJ.com picks the Saddle River Inn as one of the “51 NJ Resturants you need to eat at before you die.” See the other selections here.
“Every other day it seems another restaurant shuts its doors. But in North Jersey there are restaurants whose kitchens keep going and going and going. Here are eight of the oldest and best North Jersey classic restaurants, all of them at least three decades old; a few nearly a century old. From a legendary hot dog joint to a whimsical luncheonette to a haute-cuisine establishment, these restaurants have clearly stood the test of time.” – Esther Davidowitz , Food Editor, @EstherDavido
See the list here