The tuna panini, at Undici in Rumson. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
Here’s a zesty lunch that conveys the bite of summer.
It’s the “sette,” or number seven, on the panini menu at Undici (“eleven”) at 11 West River Road in Rumson.
A sturdily built yet somehow light combination, the sette layers Italian tuna in olive oil, fresh arugula, hot peppers and black olive tapenade, which are hot-pressed in house-made wood-oven pizza bread.
Woody’s Ocean Grille in Sea Bright is one of several restaurants on the Green participating in Jersey Shore Restaurant Week. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge)
By JIM WILLIS
Jersey Shore Restaurant Week kicks off this Friday, and runs through next Sunday, April 13. Participating restaurants will be offering fixed price menus at $20.14 (think about it…) and $30.14 (…but not too much).
To help you get out and explore the Green’s local eateries on the cheap, PieHole has assembled this handy list for you. Go make some reservations and try something new.
Basil T’s sommelier Bryant Rallo talks wine at Basil T’s Wednesday night. (Photo courtesy of Preston Porter; click to enlarge)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
Dan Levine came for the red, but left with the white.
It was worth the trip from Manalapan for Levine, an admitted fan of Victor Rallo’s wines.
“I love his wine,” Levine said.
Showing up to Basil T’s expecting to be wowed by Rallo’s latest vintage, a valpolicella the Red Bank restaurateur and ever-traveling vintner produced from Italy, Levine unexpectedly decided against the “silky, smooth” red and went with the “faint, light and apple-y” white, Rallo Soave.
Preston Porter is the “social media chef” for Basil T’s and Undici restaurants. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
Chicago may be a toddlin‘ town, but Red Bank is tweetin.’
A new study shows that the borough has one of the highest densities of Twitter users in New Jersey, coming in ninth overall among its towns and cities. According to the independent study, conducted by the communications and publications firm Jaffe Communications, Red Bank has 17.61 users per 1,000 people.
Twitter’s 140-character message limit fits a broad spectrum of users, and you can tell by a simple search who in town is taking advantage of it store owners, professionals, bands, students. redbankgreen, for example, touts each new article under @redbankgreenman.
“It’s become part of the everyday language,” said Tom Sullivan, a web developer who lives in Middletown and works on Broad Street. More →