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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...

Two New Hopewell Spots: Entrata & Thana Thai

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

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...

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,...

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...

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: 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 . . . Efe’s Mediterranean Grill

Some things are expected when a new restaurant opens in town: longer-than-expected waits, confusion over orders, a staff learning on the job. What I did not expect to see...

Let’s Try . . . SweetGrass Restaurant

Hopewell has definitely become a destination location for fine dining and shopping, and SweetGrass is adding excitement to the mix with its “seasonal fare with a southern flair.” Located...

Let’s Try … Bobby’s Burger Palace

One morning last week, a commercial played on the radio for the grand opening of Bobby’s Burger Palace in MarketFair. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay, who started the casual burger...