Esther Davidowitz, North Jersey News

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Recent articles by Esther:

Review: Vesta in East Rutherford

Vesta Wood Fired may not look gorgeous and be too near MetLife Stadium but its food is darn good. → Read More

Love seafood? Stern & Bow in Closter is one of North Jersey's most happening restaurants right now

Some restaurants have the "it" factor. Stern & Bow in Closter is one of them. → Read More

Tick Tock Diner has reopened with a new look, new chef, new menu

The 71-year-old beloved diner now has something called The Mick Jagger breakfast sandwich. → Read More

Food lovers, here's your sneak peek of Memere, Thomas Ciszak's French brasserie in Closter

Looking for an authentic French brasserie in North Jersey? Closter's Memere may be just the thing. → Read More

Albert's Cafe Amici owner: 'We're prepared to get this place reopened'

Albert Franco said that he is prepared to repair and reopen his 11-year-old restaurant, a "staple" in the community. → Read More

No time (or desire) to cook this Thanksgiving? 5 restaurants who'll do the work for you

Don't fret. There are professional chefs willing to cater your Thanksgiving dinner this year → Read More

Vegetarian food lovers: Michael Merida to offer multi-course gourmet dinners in Hillsdale

Chef Michael Merida, who worked at some of the best restaurants in the world, is set to offer 7-course veggie and fish dinners at his new place Rockin Roots. → Read More

The wait is almost over: BBQ spot Reilly's Rib Cage to open in Hillsdale

After one year, the popular Southern BBQ joint is opening a spot in Hillsdale. → Read More

The first Bareburger in Morris County opens in Morristown

Bergen County has four Bareburgers and Essex has one. → Read More

Wayne loves its coffee: Cabana Coffee opens across the street from 5th Starbucks in town

Despite five Starbucks in Wayne, Bruce Pettino, formerly of Koffewagon Roasters in Hasbrouck Heights, opens a coffee shop in the township → Read More

Lorena's in Maplewood serves superb French food

Lorena's doesn't just have classy bread service but superb classic French food. → Read More

'The right thing to do': Red White & Que owner gives back to fellow veterans with food

Dan Misuraca, owner of Red White & Que Smokehouse, is an ex-Marine who gives back to fellow veterans by offering discounted meals and more. → Read More

Over-the-top dishes and Insta-worthy sweets: Brownstone Pancake Factory doesn't disappoint

The pancakes are the size of a Frisbee, the waffles gilded with chocolate syrup and ice cream, the shakes feature a kitchen pantry's worth of sweets. → Read More

The new Mishmish in Montclair is as good as ever

Chef Meny Vaknin offers delicious solid Middle Eastern food at Mishmish. With updates to the 5-year-old fave, the food is as good as ever. → Read More

Beyond pumpkin pie: North Jersey's best desserts for Thanksgiving

Beyond just pies: These 10 North Jersey spots offers delicious alternatives to the traditional pumpkin pie, but order soon. → Read More

Cafe de Royal, a French/European bakery, opens in Ridgewood

Cafe de Royal, a bakery and cafe serving souffles and European pastries, has opened in the space that housed Carlo's Bakery. → Read More

North Indian restaurant Delhi Accent moves into space of Brasserie Restaurant in Ridgewood

Delhi Accent, a new Ridgewood restaurant, serves dal made famous by a well-known restaurant in Delhi. → Read More

Tillie's restaurant of Short Hills closes after five years

Five-year-old Tillie's closed Oct. 26; chef Wirt Cook is executive chef of Sojo Spa in Edgewater. → Read More

A pearl came with dinner at a newly opened Closter restaurant

Anton Schermer of Tenafly bit into what he thought was an oyster shell; it turned out to be a pearl. → Read More

Yelp names Steve's Burgers in Garfield among best burgers in nation

A few years ago, Yelp named it one of the 50 best burger joints in the country. Now, it's in the top 20. → Read More