Restaurant Reviews - Quickbite
September 27, 2018
Biagio Iuliano and his wife, Carmela Arale, have run Trattoria Biagio since 2003. They renovated and expanded the Stirling establishment in 2016. It offers “polished cuisine in an elegant setting,” for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
August 30, 2018
Shan Shan Lu, originally from northwest China, opened Shan Shan Noodles in Parsippany in 2014. Asian noodles in all forms, with all sorts of accompaniments, are its specialty.
August 16, 2018
Disco fries, pork-roll waffle sandwiches and boozy milkshakes are on the menu at Asbury Lanes Diner.
Tapas-style appetizers are abundant and easy to share at this sleek, diner-like spot.
In Neptune City, you will see a Philippine flag—red and blue with a golden sun—flying outside Kamayan Grill. “Kamayan” is a Filipino style of eating food by hand, but no worries, utensils are supplied.
Brothers Nick and Peter Dedes sold their long-running diner, the Union Plaza, and in 2016 opened Echo Tape & Grille.The Echo has an indoor fire pit, craft beer and a wide-ranging tavern-style menu.
Hoagitos began in 2013 as a pop-up on the Asbury Park boardwalk. In 2016, it expanded to a year-round restaurant in Belmar offering gourmet small hoagies and sliders
Great sunsets along with a hearty sampling of seafood dishes at this charming Atlantic City spot.
Founded more than 30 years ago as a spin-off of one of the original Jersey Mike’s sub shops, subs and sandwiches are still what the Bread Board Plus does best.
An inviting Italian restaurant serving generous portions of the classics—pizza, pasta, panini and more.
Queen Margherita, a popular Italian restaurant in Nutley, offers a lot more than the famous pizza style created for Italy’s Queen Margherita in Naples in 1889.
At Tender Lovin Grill in Hillsborough, grilled, hand-breaded chicken tenders are the main event, but there’s lots more comfort foods on the menu.
Aditya and Ashima Sirpal opened Aroma Indian Bistro in Merchantville last year because there was no Indian restaurant there. They serve North Indian dishes, the distinctive cuisine of the Punjab.
At Tastee Sub Shop in Edison, Franklin Park or Lawrenceville, everyone orders by number. The star is the Number 5.
At Stephanie’s Barbecue in Nutley, photos of the Portuguese countryside set the scene as the charcoal pit turns out an array of mouth-watering meats and seafood.
February 22, 2018
Amma’s South Indian Cuisine in Voorhees will introduce you to the distinctive cooking of Southern India. Feeling adventurous? Ask for your meal to be served the traditional way, on a banana leaf instead of a plate.
In Somerville, Mike and Susan Proskey opened Project P.U.B. one flight above their tapas place, Tapastre. The initials stand for Pop-Up Brewpub, and the theme is pub fare plus devoting all the draft lines each month to a different brewery.
January 25, 2018
The Claremont Tavern in Bernardsville has beer, flatscreens and pub faves, but also 14 small salads and starters like wasabi spring rolls.