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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: 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

Restaurant Review: Fromagerie

In the words of the great catcher and philosopher, Yogi Berra, it was “déjà vu, all over again” when we walked into the Fromagerie in Rumson and were transported back...

November 15, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: O Bistro Francais

    The greater Red Bank Area has not been home to a true French bistro for the last three years, since chef/owner Marc Fontaine closed the small, fondly remembered,...

November 2, 2016 | comments

A Midsummer’s Night Wine Dinner

Story and photo by Bob Sacks Summertime cries out for thirst-quenching white and rosé wines; certainly this summer’s oppressive heat and humidity, even more so, but die-hard wine drinkers will seek out...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: Graze

Graze Rating: Good    The “Local Food” movement is the latest dining trend in many of the hottest big city restaurants, but it seems more likely to better succeed in...

August 11, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: Matata Asian Cuisine

Matata Asian Cuisine Rating: Good        How could the origin of the name Matata on the sign of a Pan Asian Restaurant on Route 35 North in Middletown,...

July 28, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: The Grand Tavern

  The Grand Tavern Rating: Good+    We usually avoid restaurants that practice a no-reservations policy; 40 minutes had passed and we were still waiting to be seated at the...

July 14, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: Barrio Costero

  Barrio Costero Rating:  Good Now, for something completely different! Our area has no shortage of Mexican restaurants, but with few exceptions, most are more similar than not. Barrio Costero,...

June 30, 2016 | comments

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