Slurp away at this hip noodle joint with a boozy ice cream speakeasy. “The brothless mazemen is out of this world,” says Charlie Bini. “Unfortunately, I could never bring myself to try anything else, but I’m sure it’s all good.” He’s correct, but no matter your order, make sure you add the chili-charred edamame for the table.
Just a hop, skip and a jump away from downtown Manhattan, there are plenty of things to do in Jersey City. Sitting right on the Hudson, the bustling enclave has also become a culinary hub in its own right, complete with waterfront restaurants and bars, fine-dining restaurants and a critically acclaimed pizza joint slinging pies that (gasp) rival those across the river. Thirsty for more? Don't miss the best Jersey City bars.