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Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant

Summer has returned, so we decided to slip out for some oceanfront dining before the summer rush. Off we went to Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant in Long Branch. This scenic spot, at the north side of Pier Village, has been there since 1995, long before... Read More

26 West on the Navesink

If your special May lady likes waterfront locations, we found a dandy at 26 West on the Navesink in Red Bank. Located on West Street, the entire rear is dominated with a million dollar view of the Navesink River. The restaurant is shockingly huge on the... Read More

Hotel Tides

This month, the Journal is proud to be the Founding Sponsor of the Garden State Film Festival as it celebrates its 16th year by returning to its original home in Asbury Park. We were getting excited for the big weekend to come, March 22 to 25, and decided... Read More

Clementine’s Restaurant

This month, the Journal welcomed our new managing editor, Deirdre Flanagan-Ward, and we put her right to the test and asked her to pick the restaurant. She picked a winner. Clementine’s Restaurant is a truly different kind of place. It’s got that... Read More

The Beach Tavern

On a cold winter Wednesday, we got the urge to return to the water’s edge, and so we traveled to Monmouth Beach to give The Beach Tavern a try. As waterfront views go, this is a dandy. The restaurant, on the site of the former Sally T’s at the Channel... Read More

Piccola Italia

This month, we visited a restaurant that has been earning high ratings and customer loyalty since 2002. Piccola Italia is located in the Cobblestone Village strip mall in Ocean Township (or Oakhurst, depending on where you like to draw your line), just... Read More

Mar Belo

While much of the planet is searching for stuffing and turkey recipes for the Thanksgiving holiday, we chose the road less traveled and took a day trip to savor the cuisines of Portugal and Spain at Mar Belo in Long Branch. It was a trip worth making.... Read More

Belford Bistro

The Journal is very proud to be introducing our new fifth edition this month: the Middletown/Lincroft Journal. With that in mind, we set off to find a Middletown restaurant – and boy, did we! We visited the well-established Belford section of Middletown.... Read More

618 Restaurant

We’ve been on a hot streak lately finding really good restaurants, and this month, we kept the streak rolling. 618 Restaurant is a great find and full of surprises. The property has undergone several ownership changes in recent years, but chef/owner... Read More

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

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