Category: Food

Restaurant Review: Brando’s Citi Cucina

  It was cold, windy and raining heavily; not an ideal night to venture out, but walking into Brando’s Citi Cucina on Main Street in Asbury Park recently, the cordial...

April 13, 2017 | comments

Two River Tastes: Those Who Can’t Lunch, Brunch

By Sasha and Tori Sickles | Brunch has become a beloved meal for different cultures, communities, and palettes. Especially for the residents of our Two River area. Instead of your...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Fresh

When looking for a town with a nice selection of restaurants worth a trip, what comes to mind first? Red Bank? Asbury Park? However, there is a small town that...

March 30, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Haldi Chowk

Nothing is more exciting than trying a new food or cuisine with which you have had little or no exposure and discovering you really like it. Such was the experience...

March 16, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Il Lago Italian Restaurant

Walking into the recently opened Il Lago in Highlands is a bit surreal. This venerable building was the home of the incomparable Bay Ave. Trattoria from 2005 until Super Storm...

March 11, 2017 | comments

Two River Tastes: Burgers, An American Classic

These past few weeks we’ve had an unusual February heat wave!  With iced coffee in our hands and shades over our eyes, we knew there was just one thing missing:...

March 6, 2017 | comments

Cook Off Kicks Off St. Pat’s Celebration

HIGHLANDS – It may not immediately remind you of the Wearing of the Green, but the Highlands Chili Cook Off this weekend is meant to whet the appetite for the...

February 28, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Bayroot

The offer was irresistible; a chance to eat at Bayroot, a recently opened Lebanese restaurant in Shrewsbury, with friends who were experts on this cuisine, having enjoyed it both here...

February 16, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Daniel’s Bistro by the Sea

With Valentine’s Day a little more than two weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about where to enjoy a romantic dinner for two. Soft lighting, a quiet ambience, warm...

January 31, 2017 | comments

The Best Dishes of 2016

Looking back on 2016, I remember some of the dishes that were special enough to stand out in the mountain of food that was consumed in my search for review-worthy...

January 9, 2017 | comments

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