Category Archives: Dining

Barrow House & Cowan's Public

NEW MENU ITEMS AT THE BARROW HOUSE & COWAN’S PUBLIC

If you’re looking for something new to enjoy on this #FoodFriday, look no further. #HipNJ has all the new menu items at The Barrow House & Cowan’s Public right here in New Jersey!

The Barrow house, located in Clifton NJ, is serving some HOT new dishes. Some of them including:

A Seasonal Grain Bowl – includes poached egg, spun beets & carrots, citrus vinaigrette, barley, flax seed, red pepper puree, and a micro green salad.

Roasted Duck Pizza – includes Duck confit, sugar snap pea puree, farmers cheese, tarragon.

Waldorf Chicken Salad Sandwich – includes walnuts, apples, dried cranberries, onions, celery, sliced tomato, press greens, rustic bread.

And a Turkey Burger – that includes havarti cheese, avocado puree, jalapeño oil, dressed arugula, onion brioche.

The Barrow House isn’t the inlying place with new items. Cowan’s Public, located in Nutley NJ, has some dishes that include:

White Bean Dip, a vegan dish – includes pickled vegetables, bean sprouts, paprika, grilled naan.

Blueberry Lavender Pie – includes blueberry & Lavender Pie topped with whipped ricotta mousse.

Cauliflower Tacos, a vegan dish – includes pickled watermelon, roasted long hot, chimmichuri.

And Filet Skewer – includes cippollini onion, cherry pepper, portabella mushroom, zucchini.

Head on over to The Barrow House and Cowan’s Public to try out these delicious new items!

Food Friday: Restaurant Latour

Restaurant Latour and their remarkable Wine Cellar at Crystal Springs Resort added a new honor to the many praises and awards they have received since their opening. This month they found out that they were inducted into the Wine Enthusiast America’s Best Wine Restaurant Hall of Fame!

A recurring participant on Wine Enthusiast’s America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants list, this year Restaurant Latour was elevated to the newly created Restaurant Hall of Fame. The restaurant joins industry stars such as The French Laundry, Per Se, Daniel, Gramercy Tavern and Eleven Madison Park. In all, over 30 restaurants were enshrined in the Hall of Fame –Restaurant Latour is the only one from New Jersey.

Also this month, Wine Spectator once again awarded Restaurant Latour its highest honor, the Grand Award – only 91 restaurants worldwide hold the distinction. Restaurant Latour has received this prestigious award every year since 2006.

Overseen by Crystal Springs Resort C.O.O Robby Younes and Wine Director Susanne Wagner, the Wine Cellar at Crystal Springs is considered one of the finest collections of wine in the country with more than 105,000 bottles. Restaurant Latour and the Wine Cellar are located at Crystal Springs Resort, 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ

https://www.crystalgolfresort.com/dine/latour/

Seize The Summer With These Soon-To-Open Hot Spots

Everyone knows that New Jersey has some of the best food hot spots. However, do you know where the new, New Jersey hot spots are? #HipNJ has the scoop!

Somos

Somos

Acclaimed chef Juan Placencia (Costanera) and his family will open
Somos in August at 185 River Road, North Arlington, NJ. In Spanish, somos translates to “we are”; Somos will be a celebration of all Latin American flavors, with a global perspective and an approachable menu of small and shareable plates. In addition, it will have specialty cocktails by beverage director Carlos Ruiz, and Old & New World wines.

Cafe Loret

Cafe Loret

Chef Dennis Foy is also legendary among New Jersey diners. With his early attention to local ingredients, he planted the seeds of the farm-to-fine dining movement. In July, he and his partner Estella Quinones-Foy will present the pinnacle of his 40+ year career: Cafe Loret, a modern brasserie in downtown Red Bank.

Six 26

Six 26

Opening in August 2018 during Jersey City Pride Week! Six26 Lounge Bar will be the tri-state’s hottest LGBTQ destination. With a spacious lounge, a light menu, and also a stunning rooftop garden, Six26 will celebrate community, pride, inclusion, and culture, with daily programming and entertainment.

The Ashford

The Ashford

Slated for August, The Ashford will be a downtown Jersey City dining destination for every day of the week. From the team behind Manhattan‘s acclaimed Chinese Tuxedo, this stunning five-level space will offer guests an accessible yet chef-driven modern American menu. Another feature is the craft cocktails and extensive beer and wine lists.

The Edge

The Edge

Opening this Fall, The Edge is a stunning new dining destination. It is also conveniently placed for all Shore points due to its proximity. A seven-nights-a-week restaurant, its accomplished chef will offer an inspired New American menu.

Ani Ramen House

Ani Ramen

Coming this Fall to Summit Ani Ramen House, Summit residents can also live by the motto, “Slurp. Sip. Repeat.” The third location of this popular Japanese Ramen house will feature their signature ramen with artisan fresh noodles by Sun Noodles and other Japanese Izakaya dishes.

Farmly

Farmly

Now Open! Chef/owner James Avery’s Farmly is a welcoming neighborhood kitchen, serving slow-cooked roasted meats and also home-style sides, for grab-and-go or to enjoy on the spot. With its responsible sourcing of ingredients. Farmly offers wholesome, nutritious & delicious meals!

Anthony Davids Gourmet Specialties

Anthony Davids Gourmet Specialties

For two decades, chef/owner Anthony Pino has delighted guests with Italian classics and new creations. These are made with seasonal, local ingredients, strong flavors and simple, honest presentation, served in a relaxed, refreshed setting. Inspired by Italian trattorias, Anthony David’s is casual and welcoming. Furthermore, in warm weather, it is the town’s most charming outdoor seating.

Bin 14

Bin 14

Bin 14 is Hudson County’s most acclaimed wine bar, celebrating their 10-year Anniversary this November! The Summer menu’s contemporary blend of upscale Italian tapas also offers the town’s best gluten-free dining options. In addition, there are 80 wines by the glass and a deep list of favorite Summer wines.

Biergarten

Biergarten

The season is on and the Festhalle’s massive rooftop is open! First of all, it is the only authentic Austro-Hungarian Biergarten at the Jersey Shore. Asbury Festhalle also offers one of the Northeast’s best selections of premium import and domestic craft beers, world-class casual dining, a convivial atmosphere, and a regular schedule of live music and events!