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Cask 591 - Long Branch - Closed!

bgut1 Jul 3, 2008 11:53 AM

I'm sorry to advise that last weekend Cask 591 closed its doors.

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    RGR RE: bgut1 Jul 3, 2008 06:00 PM

    Hey, bgut,

    Did you ever try Cask 591?

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      bgut1 RE: RGR Jul 3, 2008 08:34 PM

      No R - Regrettably I didn't.

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        Angelina RE: bgut1 Jul 4, 2008 07:21 AM

        Trust me...you did'nt miss anything...........

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          chefMD RE: Angelina Jul 4, 2008 09:02 AM

          just curious, when was the last time you were there?

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            Angelina RE: chefMD Jul 4, 2008 10:05 AM

            Maybe November I want to say. It was nothing memorable.

        2. re: bgut1
          RGR RE: bgut1 Jul 4, 2008 01:24 PM

          Our only experience under this ownership was shortly after they bought it from Joe & Maggie. It was lunch, the menu was as it had been before, and we didn't know at that point that the restaurant had been sold. Mr. R. ordered the meatloaf and I, a composed lunch salad. I'm pretty sure I've told this story before on this board, but here goes...

          We asked our waitress for some bread to assuage our hunger until the food arrived. She went off and came back to inform us there was no regular bread, but there was pita. Though not exactly what we had in mind, we told her to bring some. She returned carrying a small basket in which lay exactly two very small pita triangles. No spread or dipping sauce. And that was it! As the Queen might have said, we were not amused.

          That incident left such a bad impression with regard to the new ownerhip that we never felt inclined to try the restaurant when it became Cask 591.

      2. chefMD RE: bgut1 Jul 3, 2008 09:10 PM

        having been the chef there for about six months before my present position, i am sorry to see it go. dennis(owner) did a great job with the renovation of the interior and a better job wine the wine program. i learned a lot about wine while i was there. shame more people didnt get it. good luck den.......

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          joonjoon RE: chefMD Jun 26, 2009 11:18 AM

          Where do you work now chef?

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            tuxedo RE: joonjoon Jun 26, 2009 11:33 AM


        2. Deb Van D RE: bgut1 Jul 5, 2008 06:53 AM

          Thanks for the update bgut. Oddly enough we were driving past it yesterday and sort of wondered if there were any recent reports on the place. I guess yours is the recent report. I do remember RGRs pita triangle story, which gave me a giggle at the time.

          Too bad.

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            chris the wine guy RE: bgut1 Jul 6, 2008 01:29 PM

            I heard that Dennis, owner of Cask, was opening a restaurant with the owners of Sirena. In Asbury Park, but I am not entirely certain, it could just be a rumor, but we will see soon enough.

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              carlylecat RE: chris the wine guy Jun 22, 2009 12:26 PM

              Dennis is at Stella Marina in Asbury Park as sommelier and partner with the Sirena people

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