UPDATE: Congratulations to the Italian restaurants that emerged as Patch favorites in Manalapan in our unscientific poll this week: and , which received 72 and 49 votes respectively.
Our thanks to all who participated especially to those who posted comments.
Based on the interest and feedback we received, we're going to continue this feature as "Readers Choice" and will survey other categories of businesses and services in the near future.
Voting closed at 9 a.m. Friday but comments are still welcome.
The other restaurants included were: , , ,, , , , , , , , , , , , and .