Restaurant ReportYour latest local restaurant news:

  • Cloverleaf Tavern on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell was named the top place for beer lovers in the Northeast region by
  • In case you missed it, De Novo in Montclair is open and serving up good, affordable food and drinks.
  • Tickets are selling for Cru Meets Brew, a wine- and beer-paired collaborative dinner that combines the culinary talents of many special chefs, on Thursday, October 16.




    • Michael Merida Trattoria Rustica in Montclair has been hosting Vegan Pop Up Nights for the past year. Now it adds a Pop Up Tapas Night! Michael Merida,  former chef of critically acclaimed Mezza and Cravings Tapas Bistro, will host a pop up Tapas night at Trattoria Rustica on Wednesday, September 24 at 6 pm.  Reservations for the event are being taken now at (973) 783-3436. 






    • Samba MontclairSamba Montclair, the Brazilian restaurant on Park Street, welcomes Executive Chef Roberto Carnero (below), a 2004 graduate of NYC’s French Culinary Institute. Carnero has added new specials to the lunch menu, which has been fine-tuned toward a more Brazilian sensibility: larger salads and entrées that can be the day’s main meal and new dinner selections.