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Marie Nicole's | 79th & Ocean drive, AVALON, NJ
By Cuisine International

Those in search of an elegant evening at the table need no longer cross the toll bridge to Cape May. From the moment you step inside, you will find Wildwood Crest's Marie Nicole's an Epicurean delight. Rich cherry wood is very much in evidence, both at the diminutive bar in the dining areas. Well-spaced tables are appointed with dark green and white napery. The atmosphere is luxurious yet decidedly unstuffy. Ditto the exceptional cuisine. The former sous chef now exec, Steve Cozzi, has fashioned a menu that succeeds in beguiling the palate with its marvelous interplay of colors, flavors and textures. Begin with Mr. Cozzi's remarkable shrimp tempura -- plump, crunchy crustaceans embraced in an ethereal tempura batter kissed by seductive black bean beaurre blanc -- or, perhaps, his grilled marinated summer vegetables complemented by crisp, pan-fried buffalo mozzarella. When it comes to entrees, you may choose from such delights as braised halibut Provincial, pan-seared red snapper with Japanese rive and orange soy glaze, or dry-aged New York strip steak with a tarragon butter sauve and spicy fries. Dessert? Pastry chef Michael Schultz turns out a truly tempting array; and topping my list of recommendations is a delightfully decadent frozen peanut butter passion. There is a very nice wine list, including some excellent selections by the glass to complement your meal. An exceptional dining experience!

As posted on New Jersey Online, May 2002

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