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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.

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...

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: 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 . . . 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...

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...

Let’s Try…Parallel 40 and Latitude

A grand opening is always fun and when it promises a new watering hole and eatery, it is doubly enjoyable. The Westin Hotel at Forrestal Village launched its newly...

Let’s Try…Hanami

Keep a sharp eye out for the strikingly colorful advertising graphics featuring a smiling cherry tree and be ready for the newest addition to the dining corridor on Route...