Let's Try

Food and restaurant reviews

Princeton Sports Bar and Grill

The change happened quietly in a matter of just a few days: the basement restaurant at 128 Nassau Street that was home to Sotto Ristorante and Lounge until late...

Sampling the Sushi at MoC MoC

My spouse, George, cultivated his sushi chops in Japan and San Francisco. When lots of Japanese restaurants sprouted up in 1996, he and I did a kamikaze survey of...

The Peacock Inn

Mythology tells us that it is the phoenix that is reborn resplendent but we now know that the peacock comes back shining anew as well. The Peacock Inn at...

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…Onsen for All

For more than 35 years Dale Krieger managed the finances of wealthy families. Yet in an ironic twist of fate that echoes the core message of the classic play...

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…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…Ivy Inn Karaoke Night

In a town known for its prestigious university and upscale shops, a bar that serves up $1 pints of Milller High Life and warns “Beware pickpockets and loose women”...

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)...