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Battello on the Hudson- Fine Dining on Jersey City’s Waterfront with the Best Views in Town

 By Sally Deering

When you look across the Hudson from Jersey, there’s no other sight as riveting and urbanely beautiful than the New York Skyline, an image that is always changing according to the weather and time of day. In the morning, the skyline is in silhouette, a watercolor of blacks and grays; by night, it’s electric and cool, like a jazz riff by Miles Davis.

Views of the New York Skyline add value to any restaurant experience and Battello on the Jersey City waterfront hits the payload. No matter where you stand or sit, the Skyline is in view; along with the yachts and boats docked on all three sides of this refurbished boat house. Continue reading Battello on the Hudson- Fine Dining on Jersey City’s Waterfront with the Best Views in Town

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Komegashi Too in Jersey City, Just As Fine As The Original

Komegashi Spinoff Brings Restaurateur’s Passion for Fine Japanese Cuisine to the Jersey City Waterfront

By Sally Deering

Komegashi Too serves fine Japanese cuisine on the Jersey City Waterfront
Komegashi Too serves fine Japanese cuisine on the Jersey City Waterfront

Restaurateur Johnny Leung is a self-proclaimed “Foodie” who opened Komegashi on Montgomery Street near Exchange Place in Jersey City in 1990. He made a successful splash as the only fine-dining Japanese restaurant in town and in 2000, Leung opened Komegashi Too on the Jersey City Waterfront at a time when the waterfront had little to offer as a dining destination and there were few hi-rises beyond the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows.

 As the waterfront developed, so did the restaurant’s cadre of devoted patrons, some who have eaten at Komegashi Too practically every day since it opened. On a recent Tuesday afternoon, Komegashi Too was packed, as usual, with patrons dining on exquisite Japanese dishes beautifully plated and popping with fantastic flavors. Continue reading Komegashi Too in Jersey City, Just As Fine As The Original

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