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Asbury Beer Garden (Biergarten)

Nice try with the German :)... Little rusty?
Keep in mind that German cuisine is also developing. Sure, Grünkohl und Pinkel is a traditional way of doing kale but that doesn't mean that it *has* to be done that way.
What goes with a Schnitzel is at the end of the day Chef's choice.

If you travel to Germany or Austria these days you will get the traditional stuff, sure. But a Chef that earned (or wants to earn) that title, needs to develop further just like the palate of his customers.

So, try the Preiselbeeren with the Schnitzel. They also go well with Gulasch.

Apr 03, 2015
stfwschaefer in New Jersey

Chef Michael d'Ennery

it used to be Mark Joseph's

Oct 11, 2013
stfwschaefer in New Jersey

Chef Michael d'Ennery

FYI: Chef d'Ennery is at Surv Kitchen & Lounge now.
https://www.facebook.com/SurvKitchenL...

... with short ribs and all :)

Oct 10, 2013
stfwschaefer in New Jersey

New Brunswick: What's good?

Steakhouse 85 hasn't disappointed us yet.

May 20, 2013
stfwschaefer in New Jersey

Heidi's Bavarian Bakery in Ridgewood- Finally, German Bread in NJ!!

Sounds promissing...

Did you ever try the Old German Bakery in Hoboken? In Germany this would be called a "Konditorei" but bread and rolls are great, too. If you are jonesing for a cup of German drip coffee that's the spot.

Old German Bakery
332 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Aug 04, 2012
stfwschaefer in New Jersey

German food - Manhattan?

We planned to have a Schnitzel at Zum Schneider but changed plans and went across the street to Edi and the Wolf.
The food is so much more refined. The Spätzle are a remarkable dish and can be shared as an app. The Wiener Schnitzel with potato and cucumber salat is very good. Also available from veal (as it should be for "Wiener") for $4 more.

BTW Edi is run by Seäsonal's Edi Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban. The is reflected in the quality of food and service.

This is another relatively affordable choice where one can enjoy Middle European food without being bothered by humpa music and other annoying cliché.

Jul 15, 2012
stfwschaefer in Manhattan