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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...

Let’s Try…BT Bistro

Bobby Trigg threatens to do a hat trick in our own backyard. The opening of his way-cool BT Bistro tucked into the side of the Palmer Inn (Clarion Hotel)...

Let’s Try . . . Tre Catering

It’s a dilemma every boss faces at one time or another: The staff is fully engaged, racing toward an end-of-the-day deadline, but lunch is approaching. Letting everyone scatter for...

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…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…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...

Let’s Try . . . Maxine’s 2

It's a typical Saturday night in Princeton and environs. People are queued up for precious dinner spots everywhere from Blue Point Grill on Nassau Street to Big Fish and...

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...

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...

Two New Hopewell Spots: Entrata & Thana Thai

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