Hunter’s Casual Crusades: Mr. Pizza Slice (Red Bank, NJ)

I finished working a shift that started at 5 a.m. with a hockey game the night before that had me in bed at 2 that morning. Sleep deprived, my buddy texted me asking if I wanted to join him at some pizza place he recently posted about on social media. Uh oh. As we spoke,…

Restaurants We Miss: Eurasian Eatery (Red Bank, NJ)

I was never old enough to fully appreciate the Eurasian Eatery, which was located on Monmouth Street in Red Bank. I feel like I ate there a lot as a child with my parents. They closed when I was in my late teens. It was a small, cozy restaurant which was ahead of its time…

Restaurant Review: Toki (Red Bank, NJ)

Japanese and sushi places are getting to be a dime a dozen, but I would be inclined to expect more when said restaurant is located in Red Bank. Housed in what used to be the old Broadway Grill, Toki managed to exceed my expectations. Right off the bat, I was struck with the attentive service. I…

Is Wegmans Coming to Hazlet?

Nothing against Shop Rite or Dearborn Farms, but having a Wegmans in my hometown would be incredible. While Trader Joe’s will always remain my favorite “niche” store, if I had to pick a full-on supermarket, it would be Wegmans. Aside from a normal selection of what you would see in any major food store, they also…

Restaurant Review: Front Street Trattoria (Red Bank, NJ)

You feel like you’re in another world as you enter the building and walk down a few short steps to the dining area. You can sit either in a back room, or preferably, the main spot, which is a strip of tables right alongside where the cooking is done. The narrowness of the space adds…

Restaurant Review: The Dublin House (Red Bank, NJ)

The Dublin House is a very popular and oft-talked about dining establishment in Red Bank, New Jersey. For years, I have heard people rave about the food and how it is one of the best places to eat in the trendy, almost hipster town. To get right to the point, the meal I had was…