The Picky Palate

This bitch knows good food.

Porta, Asbury Park NJ


A great restaurant is about more than good food—it’s an experience. The owners need to be more involved in the client side of their business. The service and the attitude … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Miriams, Brooklyn NY


Yeah, go here for Sunday eats. Interesting food and friendly service. I had the burekas which had lots of great components. Only complaint is that they wanted to charge me … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar, and Lounge, Newark NJ


Was again here last night. The Octopus and Hanger steak are delectable! I only wish the price of the steak was a bit less for the size you get. Great … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Undici Restaurant, Rumson NJ


Meh. Ridiculously bland pasta with peas. Fresh? I’m skeptical.

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Momofuku Má Pêche, NY NY


I don’t understand the fuss about this place. I had the bahn mi sandwich and was left totally underwhelmed with this textureless, tasteless sandwich. I would not go back for … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rook Coffee Roasters, Long Branch NJ


Not only am I a devout coffee drinker, but I am a picky one. This place knocks other coffees out of the park. I felt like I was drinking a … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pho Le Vietnamese, Red Bank NJ


Just walk the other way, unless you like eating in a mall atmosphere. 3/29/13 Update At an insistance from a friend that I open my mind and try this, I had … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment