Nothing is certain in life except death, taxes and restaurant openings.
Last year, thousands of restaurants in New Jersey closed after being ravaged by COVID-19. Many people in the restaurant industry said it was the worst year they could remember.
And yet, restaurants still opened. Since the beginning of the year, we’ve seen cafes, ice cream shops, restaurants run by top chefs, swanky rooftop bars, quick counter-service joints and so much more open.
The North Jersey dining scene is constantly changing, growing and adapting. And for that, our taste buds are very thankful.
Here’s our guide to every new