Tag: Bob Sacks

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

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

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

Restaurant Review: Sono

  With the holidays upon us, the weeks are filled with numerous parties, family dinners, and an endless supply of cakes, cookies, and other irresistible treats. Additionally, there is always...

December 20, 2016 | comments

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