Tag: Bob Sacks

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

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

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