Looking for some good eats for the weekend? Here’s the best of what’s new in and around Jersey City.
Start your weekend with a happy hour and DJ set at Piggyback Bar
If you still haven’t eaten at Piggyback Bar, today the Harborside restaurant will debut its happy hour along with a live set by Jersey City’s very own DJ Neil Armstrong. Bar specials start at 6pm and DJ Armstrong will play through 10pm.
Piggyback Bar | 200 Hudson
Montclair’s Lebanese-French Bistro arrives in Jersey City
Bienvenue, Uncle Momo. Montclair’s famous Uncle Momo is opening its Jersey City restaurant in the former home of Marco & Pepe. The restaurant will be downtown’s first bistro specializing in Lebanese-French cuisine. They’ll be open 7 days a week starting this Saturday at 10am. Brunch anyone?
Uncle Momo | 289 Grove Street (corner of Mercer)
Mangia bene at the Pedestrian Plaza’s newest restaurant
Pasta e Vino is a new Italian eatery located in the former home of Raval. The new restaurant — which is operated by the same team that owned the Spanish tapas restaurant — now has a focus on Italian eats and wine. The restaurant soft opened on Thursday and you can now check out their delicious food and wine menu online.
Pasta e Vino | 136 Newark Avenue
Enjoy Sunday brunch at Mathews
Looking for a new brunch spot? Mathews is kicking off Sunday brunch service this weekend with delicious entrees like the one pictured above. Protein, veggies, mid-day cocktails — we’re sold. Mathews opens for brunch Sunday at 10am.
Mathews | 351 Grove
(Photo: Uncle Momo)