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Let’s Try…East

The second jewel in the crown for the Village Center in Plainsboro is the new Asian restaurant East. Located around the corner from Positano Mediterranean Grill (U.S. 1 August...

Let’s Try . . . Shanghai Park

A recent rave review in the New York Times of the newly opened Shanghai Park in the Princeton Shopping Center had us eager to try this renovated eatery. Located...

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 . . . 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…Trader Joe’s

About 20 years ago I worked for a public relations firm in Carnegie Center with clients in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.My boss, a California native, introduced me...

Lets Try . . . Crown of India

If you want to be treated like royalty, you need go no further than the newly renovated Crown of India restaurant at the spiffed up Princeton Meadows Shopping Plaza...

Let’s Try … P.F. Chang’s

With lines of people queued up between the two huge horse sculptures facing Route 1, P.F. Chang’s, the new venue at MarketFair, is obviously the hottest ticket in town.So...

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...

Piccolo Trattoria

A new dining destination promises the lure of a new adventure - even when the destination is set at the end of a strip mall. That is the location...

Two New Hopewell Spots: Entrata & Thana Thai

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