Dinner at the new Blu on the Hudson includes a view of the New York City skyline. The seafood-forward menu boasts chilled Maine lobster, haute caviar and tuna crudo, as well as steak and homemade pastas. Off the dining room, try out Blu Sushi Bar, serving a variety of classic rolls in addition to specialties like the Dancing Dragon (barbecue eel, tempura shrimp, cucumber and red tobiko). A rooftop space for events is slated to open soon.
1200 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken; 201-636-1200
Jarana, East Rutherford
A brand-new Peruvian restaurant has opened up inside the American Dream Mall. The menu features popular Peruvian dishes like tallarines limeño, arroz con chancho and tacu beef saltado. Appetizers and sides include chicharron sliders, cheese-stuffed yuca fritters and fried plantains. Finish your meal with one of the many desserts, such as tres leches or picarones. (Want more Peruvian food? Head to Paterson.)
1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford; 551-777-8020
Enzo Restaurant & Pizzeria, Morristown
One of our favorite NJ restaurant towns, Morristown recently welcomed a new pizzeria. Enzo, a family-owned eatery that opened its first location in Montclair, has to-go pizza up front and a sit-down restaurant in the back. The menu includes sandwiches, wraps and salads. Open for lunch and dinner, Enzo also offers a variety of pizzas, such as the chicken Romano, pasta vodka and Enzo Special, made with mushrooms, sausage, pepperoni, peppers and onions.
5 Elm Street, Morristown; 973-993-6363
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