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Cibo e Vino, Italian Tapas in Asbury Park

Cibo e Vino enjoyed a quiet, soft opening in November in Asbury Park. Owners Karen and Jim DeGilio, are well known for their excellent restaurant Fish, next to which Cibo e Vino is cuddled right up on Madison Avenue in the historic Press Building. The DeGilios are also  known for their popular restaurant Pinziminio Trattoria […]

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A Farm-to-Table Feast for Good at Langosta Lounge

Marilyn Schlossbach, chef and owner of New Jersey’s “vacation fare” themed Langosta Lounge, has been cooking up a storm in the kitchen and now for the public. Every month, people who are looking to wine and dine while learning from the master herself can experience “Cooking with Marilyn” held at Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park. […]

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Red Bank: Garden’s New Season Kicks Off Wednesday

RED BANK: GETTING ORGANIC AT LIBRARY (via redbankgreen)  (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Sure, your beds may still have some snow cover. But that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning this summer’s garden. The Red Bank Community Garden is kicking off the the growing season…

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Now Open: Bonefish Grill in Manalapan

The one shopping center I find to be beyond amazing has just gotten unbelievably better. Before this year, the shopping center I speak of had a lot going for it: Target, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Wegmans, and a pretty good pizzeria, Alessi’s, all within walking distance. I could park here at 9 a.m. and be ready to […]

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Chef Spotlight: Carlos Serrano, the Empanada Guy

With two—soon to be three—trucks and a brick-and-mortar location, it’s an understatement to say that Carlos Serrano has his hands full. Serrano, better known as the Empanada Guy, began his tasty business as a bit of a side project, but side project it was not—people want those empanadas! Dig into Veronique Deblois’s spotlight on this […]

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Manalapan’s Bonefish Grill Reaches Out

Bonefish Grill celebrated its newest New Jersey location, in Manalapan, with a grand opening charity event benefiting The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. On Saturday, January 25, Bonefish Grill hosted an evening full of restaurant favorites, refreshing cocktails, and music while raising $7,340 for the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. With the funds […]

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Holmdel’s Dearborn Market: Gravy Challenge

Sunday gravy: Two words that spark immediate salivating and stomach growling. For those not of Italian heritage (this includes me), Sunday gravy is a tomato-based sauce usually made with onions, garlic, spices, and some type of meat(s). If you had an Italian grandma, this is what you would be eating on Sunday afternoon. There’s no […]

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Restore the Shore Tasting Event

2nd Annual Tasting Event to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief

The recovery continues! R&R Marketing, New Jersey’s premier wine and spirits distributor, and Townsquare Media will be presenting the 2nd Annual Restore the Shore Tasting on Thursday, January 30, 2014. The event will offer samples of more than 50 wine and spirit brands from around the world, a selection of cuisine by the culinary team at […]

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Cooking with Marilyn and Friends Returns

The third annual Cooking with Marilyn and Friends series, hosted by restaurateur and philanthropist Marilyn Schlossbach, kicks off this week at her oceanfront restaurant Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park. The first event will take place Wednesday, January 15, at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy an internationally inspired cooking demonstration, as well as a six-course dinner […]

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Bistro Rylo in Ocean Township

Winning Flavor Combinations A new culinary force has just opened in Ocean Township. Bistro Rylo, owned and operated by Executive Chef Ryan Lory, offers unique Euro-Mediterranean style dishes in a warm and inviting setting, perfect for those gourmands looking for world-class dishes. Chef Lory is no stranger to the kitchen. While studying at the Art […]

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