Tag: Bob Sacks

Restaurant Review: 2nd Jetty

“Peace, love and grub” and a large wooden mermaid plaque on an outside wall declare as the mission statement for 2nd Jetty Seafood. But this three-month-old restaurant, sitting just off...

September 21, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Bareli’s By the Sea

Spending a day at the beach under blue skies, in the warm sun, and enjoying the ocean, is one of the great pleasures of the Jersey Shore. As the day...

August 31, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: The Bonney Read

The Jersey Shore has never suffered from a shortage of seafood restaurants; many carrying picturesque names like The Clam Hut, The Lobster Shanty, and Joe’s Crab Shack, meant to evoke...

July 27, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: 26 West on the Navesink

  Location, Location, Location! With the picturesque Navesink River as the sparkling backdrop, and part of the setting sun visible through the three expansive glass door-walls on the night of...

July 14, 2017 | comments

Have Wine, Will Travel

By Bob Sacks | Ever wonder why some restaurants allow patrons to bring in their own bottles of wine (BYOB) while others do not; and some with a liquor license...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Via 45

What if you had a couple of aunts who lived in the Italian countryside in a charming farmhouse, terrific cooks who went to the marketplace every day to pick and...

June 13, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Hotel Tides

  Looking for a rich serving of history along with your dinner? If so, the restaurant at the Hotel Tides, on a quiet side street in Asbury Park, will fill...

June 1, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Birravino

By Bob Sacks | The party was in full swing as we opened the door and walked into Birravino on Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, on a recent Friday night. It sounded as...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Giorgia

You most certainly “can’t judge a book…..” Who would expect a small, 40-seat restaurant, located in a former warehouse, which is also occupied by a gymnastics center for kids, to...

May 3, 2017 | comments

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

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