Food & Spirits: Trattoria Rustica (Matawan, NJ)

Restaurant: Trattoria Rustica Date: Cumulative Visits (most recently: May 6, 2016) Location: 259 Main Street, Matawan, NJ I worked here when I was in high school and have been eating here since well before that. Trattoria Rustica is one of those rare places that provides you with both quality and quantity. Meals are enormous, and…

Food & Spirits: Playing the Waiting Game at La Madona (Matawan, NJ)

Restaurant: La Madona Date: September 18, 2015 Location: 334 Main Street, Matawan, NJ There’s waiting and then there’s waiting. We waited at La Madona. The evening went something like this: at 30 minutes: “It’s nice that they don’t rush you out of here.” At 60 minutes: “Wow, this is even longer than fine dining.” At…