Best of Essex: Restaurant & Food Winners 2018

The 2018 Food & Restaurant winners are:

 

BEST ASIAN CUISINE

Gold: T.S. Ma Chinese Cuisine (Upper Montclair)

Silver: Ani Ramen House (Montclair)

Bronze: China Pavillion (Fairfield)


BEST BAGELS

Gold: Bagelwich Bagel Bakery (Verona)

Silver: Super Duper Bagels (Livingston)

Bronze: Ike's Bagel Cafe (Livingston)


BEST BAKERY

Gold: Calandra’s Italian & French Bakery (Caldwell)

Silver: Gencarelli’s Bakery (Bloomfield)

Bronze: The Able Baker (Maplewood)

 

BEST BANQUET FACILITY

Gold: Pleasantdale Chateau (West Orange)

Silver: Crystal Plaza (West Orange)

Bronze: Nanina's in the Park (Belleville)

 

BEST BARBEQUE

Gold: KB's BBQ Smokehouse (Irvington)

Silver: SuzyQue's BBQ & Bar (West Orange)

Bronze: Ruthie's BBQ (Montclair)

 

BEST BOUTIQUE BAKERY

Gold: Willow & Olivia (West Orange)

Silver: Little Daisy Bake Shop (Upper Montclair)

Bronze: Montclair Bread Company (Montclair)


BEST BRUNCH

Gold: The Manor (West Orange)

Silver: Raymond’s (Montclair)

Bronze: Sweet Basil’s Cafe (Livingston)

 

BEST BURGER

Gold: Cloverleaf Tavern (Caldwell)

Silver: Stuffed Grassfed Burgers (Montclair)

Bronze: Tavern 292 (Fairfield)

 

BEST BYO RESTAURANT

Gold: Zeugma Mediterranean Grill (Montclair)

Silver: Fascino Restaurant (Montclair)

Bronze: Frank Anthony's (Verona)

 

BEST CANDY & CHOCOLATE STORE

Gold: Dolce Federica Chocolatier (Montclair)

Silver: Chocolate Works (Livingston)

Bronze: Nellie and Bean (Verona)

 

BEST CATERER

Gold: Tia’s Food of Love (Verona)

Silver: Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli (Caldwell)

Bronze: Frank Anthony’s Deli (Verona)

 

BEST CRAFT BEER SELECTION

Gold: Cloverleaf Tavern (Caldwell)

Silver: Fitzgerald’s 1928 Restaurant (Glen Ridge)

Bronze: Gaslight Brewery & Restaurant (South Orange)

 

BEST DELI

Gold: Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli (Caldwell)

Silver: Il Panino Italian Deli (Fairfield)

Bronze: Livingston Bagel (Livingston)

 

BEST DINER

Gold: Ritz Diner (Livingston)

Silver: Caldwell Diner (Caldwell)

Bronze: East Hanover Diner (East Hanover)

 

BEST FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT

Gold: LuNello (Cedar Grove)

Silver: Highlawn Pavillion (West Orange)

Bronze: Ariane Kitchen & Bar (Verona)

 

BEST ICE CREAM & FROZEN YOGURT

Gold: Mark & Julie’s Homemade Ice Cream (West Orange)

Silver: Gelotti’s (Caldwell)

Bronze: Absolute Zero (Montclair)

 

BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Gold: Fascino (Montclair)

Silver: Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill (Fairfield)

Bronze: Frank Anthony’s (Verona)

 

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

Gold: Mezza Mediterranean (Livingston)

Silver: Little Bear Poke (Montclair)

Bronze: Assado Steakhouse (Livingston)

 

BEST OTHER ETHNIC RESTAURANT

Gold: Zeugma Mediterranean Grill (Montclair)

Silver: Fat Fish Taco (Caldwell)

Bronze: Saveur Creole (Montclair)

 

BEST OUTDOOR DINING

Gold: Il Vecchio Cafe (Caldwell)

Silver: McLoone’s Boathouse Restaurant (West Orange)

Bronze: Highlawn Pavilion (West Orange)

 

BEST PIZZA

Gold: Star Tavern (Orange)

Silver: Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli (Caldwell)

Bronze: Frank Anthony’s Deli (Verona)

 

BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

Gold: Highlawn Pavilion (West Orange)

Silver: Fascino (Montclair)

Bronze: The Manor (West Orange)

 

BEST STEAK

Gold: Rare The Steak House (Little Falls)

Silver: Delmonico’s (Cedar Grove)

Bronze: Nero’s Grille (Livingston)

 

BEST WINE & SPIRIT STORE

Gold: Amanti Vino (Montclair)

Silver: Wine Legend (Livingston)

Bronze: Angelbeck’s Fine Wine (Upper Montclair)


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04 Dec 2018


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