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Mathews Food & Drink on Grove, Everyday Sophistication White Star Owner Shines with New Bistro



By Sally Deering             

Photos by Georgi Richardson

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Mathews Food & Drink, corner of Bay & Grove, JC

Mat Kopec opened his first restaurant when he was still in his 20s; he bought it on Craigslist and turned it into White Star on Brunswick Street.  That was two restaurants ago. Today, Kopec runs three eateries, White Star on Brunswick, White Star Warren St and his new place, Mathews Food & Drink on the corner of Bay & Grove – all three in Jersey City.

Mathews crew
Mateusz Kopec (center) and Crew at Mathews Food & Drink

Mat (short for Mateusz) Kopec designed Mathews’ menu with Chef Jon Mecca and Chef Mike Kedala, formerly of One if by Land, Two if by Sea in Manhattan. The three decided to serve All American cuisine at Mathews that Kopec describes as, sophisticated, but presented in a casual style.

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River View Observer January 15-January 31 2017 Digital Issue

River View Observer for January 15 to January 31st, 2017 includes articles on Hobokens Mile Square City Theater’s presentation of the Family Musical  Your a Good Man Charlie Brown.

Fox & Crow in Jersey City spotlights performers that connect with Jersey City’s diverse community and  the woman behind finding these performers in Jersey City’s  is Margo Parks. Read Sally Deering’s interview with Margo Parks in this issue.

Looking for somewhere to go check out our ARTScene section featuring listings for art, music, dance, theater and children’s activities and more.

Read about Mathew’s Food and Drink in downtown Jersey City the newest addition to the Jersey City restaurant scene from Mat Kopec who has brought us White Star on Brunswick Street, and White Star on Warren Street. 

Looking for a home or apartment check out our Real Estate section in this issue