Uptown Dining in Downtown Ridgewood

When you step into Felina, you immediately feel immersed in a sense of well-being.

I Scream, You Scream:

Ice cream season is clearly underway. Just drive into Van Dyk’s parking lot in Ridgewood, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a spot; people tend to linger at their cars enjoying a double scoop and chatting with friends. Or pull into Ernie’s Ice Cream in Mahwah and there will be a line at the window and picnic benches full of…

Steak & Stout

The historic Ho-Ho-Kus Inn’s Tavern room is the perfect spot to meet up with friends to catch a game, grab a great meal and, of course try their extensive selection of draught and bottled beers. A Stilton burger with buttermilk onion rings or a prime New York strip partnered with a craft beer—what could be more perfect? The Inn offers craft…

Eco-Friendly Eats

When the Saddle River Inn’s chef and owner, Jamie Knott, set out to open a new place last summer, he wanted it to be an alternative dining option for his faithful followers, offering healthy, clean and sustainable food, and he wanted it to be close to the Inn. Just how close turned out to be a pleasant surprise: It is…

Stone & Rail

Stone & Rail, just across the tracks from the Glen Rock Main Line station, rolled into town earlier this year, bringing with it a relaxed tavern-like atmosphere and an eclectic menu from a local award-winning chef. Its name pays homage to the railroad nearby as well as the iconic and massive Glen rock around the corner. A gastropub with a…

Made with Love, From Scratch

While some restaurants cater to diners in a hurry to pop in and grab a fast meal, thankfully, Ridgewood’s From Scratch is not one of them. A small space which seats just 25, chef and co-owner Claudia Rovegno and her husband, Roberto Santagati, both Italian natives, have created a casual dining experience that takes time to unfold, so be prepared for…