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Let’s Try . . . Elite Five Sushi & Grill

Tony Yu has opened Elite Five Sushi & Grill in an L-shaped space adjacent to the former Two Sevens restaurant.

Let’s Try … The Peacock Inn

Fine dining has resurrected phoenix-like in Princeton in the newly reopened Peacock Inn on Bayard Lane. The restored, grand old mansion, bar, and restaurant heralds a much needed alternative...

Let’s Try . . . Casa Gennaro

A popular restaurateur in the Princeton area since 1999 when he opened La Terrazza on State Road, Gennaro has steadily moved forward in enlarging his imprint on the food scene.

Two New Hopewell Spots: Entrata & Thana Thai

Two new restaurants have opened in Hopewell that bear striking similarities to their predecessors.

Marhaba Middle Eastern restaurant opens in Lambertville

The long wait is over and fans of Marhaba, the beloved Middle Eastern restaurant in Lambertville, are giving a hearty marhaba (or “welcome”) to the newly opened second location,...

Bonne Assiette

It’s much too early for the culinary jury to return a verdict on a new dining establishment after just a few weeks, or even a few months. But if...

Let’s Try . . . Roots Ocean Prime

Formerly known as Cargot, a French-themed bistro, the space across University Place from McCarter Theatre has been completely renovated and is now Roots Ocean Prime.

Let’s Try: Cargot Brasserie

If any production ever deserved a sneak preview it would be Princeton University’s long planned and much discussed new arts center in the vicinity of McCarter Theater and the...

Let’s Try: Basilico

There’s an old saying that goes “The third time’s a charm.” If that’s truly the case, Basilico, a recent addition to Hopewell’s growing dining scene, should lead a doubly...

Let’s Try . . . Il Forno

We often look to New York or Philadelphia for creative and sophisticated dining. But there are also a handful of places in central New Jersey, and we can add...