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Let’s Try…The Peacock Inn

You had to look closely last week to see the “Now Open” sign that quietly appeared in front of the Peacock Inn on Bayard Lane in Princeton. It was...

Let’s Try…On the Bone

Who among us, save the vegetarians, doesn’t hanker for a good steak or plump pork chop every once in a while as a change from the virtuous chicken and...

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: Zen Palate

Hang onto your whole-wheat hat. Banish all thoughts of vegetarian meals as being nondescript lumps of white-ish unknown substances and gelatinous goo over brown rice. The recently opened Zen...

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 … Sotto 128

The ’49ers found their treasure in the form of nuggets of gold hidden underground. Recently, we found treasure in nuggets of rich, yeasty dough redolent with garlic also underground...

Let’s Try…Sunny Garden

Sunny Garden has long been a cure for the fed-up frazzles. When anxiety levels mount, we head for the Chinese restaurant at 15 Farber Road, just off Route 1,...

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 . . . The Blue Rooster

Somewhere in Dublin, a cozy English tearoom fell in love with a robust French cafe and then settled into a Victorian house in Cranbury, New Jersey. The Blue Rooster,...

Let’s Try…Elements

New York dining, in all its glory, has come to Princeton. Your first clue that this will be no ordinary dinner date is the dramatically different, ultra-modern structure on...