EDGE takes you inside the area’s most creative kitchens.
Paragon Tap & Table • Chicken with Wild Mushroom Ravioli
77 Central Ave. • CLARK
(732) 931-1776 • paragonnj.com
This light combination, created for the summer menu, features chicken served with wild mushroom ravioli and trufﬂed mushroom sauté, ﬁnished with a red wine demi. We always offer fun, new combinations that showcase locally sourced ingredients.
— Eric B. LeVine, Chef/Partner
BoulevardFive72 • Grilled “Chermoula” Organic Salmon
572 Boulevard • KENILWORTH
(908) 709-1200 • boulevardﬁve72.com
This Mediterranean-inspired, signature dish is served with ﬁngerling potatoes, roasted golden-beet purée and a whole grain mustard sauce. The salmon is sourced from the North Atlantic’s Faroese Island Fiords by Boulevard’s own seafood company.
— Scott Snyder, Chef/Owner
Arirang Hibachi Steakhouse • Wasabi Crusted Filet Mignon
1230 Route 22 West • MOUNTAINSIDE
(908) 518-9733 • partyonthegrill.com
We prepare a crusted 8-ounce ﬁlet mignon served with gingered spinach, shitake mushrooms, and a tempura onion ring.
Daimatsu • Crab Avocado Salad
860 Mountain Ave. • MOUNTAINSIDE
(908) 233-7888 • daimatsusushibar.com
One of my favorite creations—I prepare something different every week—Crab Avocado Salad features snow crab, chipotle jelly, avocado, cilantro, lime soy dressing with yuzu citrus foam and caviar on top.
— Momo, Chef
Publick House • Crispy French Cut Chicken
899 Mountain Ave. • MOUNTAINSIDE
(908) 233-2355 • publickhousenj.com
Our crispy french cut chicken is brined overnight, then seared to give it perfectly crisp skin. It is beautifully paired with earthy shiitakes and creamy polenta. The ﬂavor is deepened by the addition of roasted shallots, capers, and white wine. An update on a comfort food classic, the french cut chicken is perfect any night of the week.
Luciano’s Ristorante & Lounge • Warm Goat Cheese Salad
1579 Main Street • RAHWAY
(732) 815-1200 • lucianosristorante.com
The warm goat cheese salad with tender greens and a mulled cabernet dressing and toasted pine nuts is a signature appetizer at Luciano’s, where fresh ingredients and personable service in a beautiful Tuscan décor create a ﬁne dining experience. Our menus are seasonally inﬂuenced to feature the best of what’s available in the market.
— Joseph Mastrella, Executive Chef/Partner
Morris Tap & Grill • Pan Seared Sea Bass
500 Route 10 West • RANDOLPH
(973) 891-1776 • morristapandgrill.com
This light dish, which incorporates heirloom tomatoes, exempliﬁes how we showcase local produce. Pan-seared sea bass is served with tomato conﬁt and tomato broth, and served over corn and sweat pea risotto.
— Eric B LeVine, Chef/Partner
Boulevard Seafood Company • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
49 West Main Street • SOMERVILLE
(908) 722-0600 • boulevardseafoodcompany.com
Hand-made cakes using the freshest jumbo lump crab from our own market, seared and served atop a “succotash” featuring Jersey fresh corn, ﬁnished with a decadent caper-basil butter sauce. They can also be purchased to cook and serve at home from our retail market, open during restaurant hours!
— Scott Snyder, Chef/Owner
Spirit: Social Eatery and Bar • Double Cheddar Infused Burger
250 Morris Ave. • SPRINGFIELD
(973) 258-1600 • mclynns.com
It doesn’t get better then a double cheddar infused burger from the new Spirit: Social Eatery and Bar.
— Mark Houlker, Chef
Arirang Hibachi Steakhouse • Volcano Roll
23A Nelson Avenue • STATEN ISLAND, NY
(718) 966-9600 • partyonthegrill.com
Hot-out-of-the-oven, crab, avocado and cream cheese rolled up and topped with a mild spicy scallop salad.
Galloping Hill Caterers
Galloping Hill Road and Chestnut Street • UNION
(908) 686-2683 • gallopinghillcaterers.com
Galloping Hill Caterers has been an incredible landmark for nearly sixty years. We pride ourselves in delivering “over the top” cuisine, impeccable service and outstanding attention to detail. That is the hallmark of our success! Simply, an unforgettable experience. Pictured here is one of our crepes ﬂambé that really creates lots of excitement!
The Manor • Seared Atlantic Salmon with Almond Couscous
111 Prospect Avenue • WEST ORANGE
(973) 731-2360 • themanorrestaurant.com
Fresh and light, this seared Atlantic salmon with almond couscous, asparagus tips, and a roasted tomato beurre blanc is full of bright, rich ﬂavors. Our range of creative contemporary cuisine offered alongside classic Manor favorites ensures that every guest can ﬁnd something special on their next visit.
— Mario Russo, Chef de Cuisine