Friday, August 18, 2017

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Arugula at the White Sands

Temptation: Do I tell you about an incredible find, with killer views and amazing food, or do I keep it to myself, so I can always get a table? Well, since we’re friends, I’ll tell you about Arugula at the White Sands in Point Pleasant. This restaurant... Read More

Drew’s Bayshore Bistro

We decided to kick off the summer with a long drive along the Bayshore towns, and we’re happy to report that the rebuilding efforts are paying off in many places. But all that driving works up an appetite, so we were thrilled when we got to Keyport... Read More

Charlie’s of Bay Head

Some places seem destined to hit the ground running. They have a perfect location, a built-in neighborhood crowd, a stylish, yet friendly design, and a block of positive opening reviews. Charlie’s of Bay Head is one of those places. It had all the right... Read More

Little Szechuan

The first-ever Taste of Little Silver event is set for May 21, so we decided to take an advance tour of the town and try one of the many eateries in Little Silver. We went with a retro favorite, the Little Szechuan. I had heard so many good things about... Read More

Blu Grotto Ristorante

We got the blues, and we couldn’t be happier. Blu Grotto Ristorante is a sensory explosion. It excites all your senses, like a bolt out of the blue (and that, I promise, is officially the last bad blue reference of this column). This place is unlike... Read More

St. Stephens Green Publick House

This month, we went green. No, not organic vegetarian dishes grown with solar power and filtered rain water. We went Irish green and took off for St. Stephens Green Publick House in Spring Lake. The restaurant is located in the former Eggiman’s Tavern,... Read More

Green Meadows Restaurant

Green Meadows Restaurant in Colts Neck is a quiet little place that has been around for 62 years and has clearly built its longevity on not chasing trends. If you’re looking to make a “see and be seen” scene and rub elbows with the skinny jeans... Read More

Europa Grill

It’s a new year, and so we decided to try a brand restaurant – Europa Grill in Shrewsbury. Europa Grill moved into the space vacated by Rosina’s in the corner of the Shrewsbury Commons Mall. It’s a big space, with a separate dining/party room.... Read More

B2 Bistro + Bar

B2 Bistro + Bar has a cool name and a chill vibe to go with it. It occupies the space of the former Blu restaurant and has a revivalist industrial feel, with brick walls, exposed heating pipes, and a bank of tall windows, kind of Chelsea Market-style.... Read More