Even with good food, sometimes service can be the difference between a 3 and a 4. My mom and I were looking for a place to have lunch after a busy day closing our house for sale last week. Mentally, we were exhausted. It was an odd time of day, just after two in the…
The Chowda House ran out of Chowda! That’s what my friend Roy and I were told the moment we walked into the Red Bank seafood establishment on a rainy Thursday afternoon. He had been wanting to take me there for some time, and assured me that the Lobster Bisque was even better than their chowder,…
The perfect eclair.
Spotted at the Antiques Center in Red Bank, New Jersey this winter.
A straightforward but wonderful Chicken Parm at Brothers’ in Red Bank.
Walking around Red Bank one night before a ghost hunt during Christmas week with my friend and co-investigator Patrick and his cousin Jon. With Starbucks in hand, we can’t be any more basic.
The enticing display case inside of Red Bank’s Antoinette Boulangerie.
Another killer appetizer from Brothers’ Pizza, the place that served up the best God damn stuffed mushrooms I’ve ever had in my life. Clams here, roasted to perfection, and drenched in a wonderful garlic sauce. Needed a second loaf of bread for this one.
A hefty pour of Jameson Caskmates at the Globe Hotel in Red Bank. September 2017.
A literal mountain of Beef Negamaki at Toki in Red Bank. There is a deceiving amount of meat on this plate. Spring 2017.
A half-pitcher of Blue Moon at Brothers’ Pizza in Red Bank. I’ve always loved the color and delicate sweetness of this Belgian-style brew. It goes great with pizza…especially when said pizza is covered with hot peppers.
No joke, that’s the hottest curry I’ve ever had in my life. This was also a picture from my first ever restaurant review, back when I was doing them on my personal blog. Dublin House, Red Bank, New Jersey. June 2015,