Thursday, April 22, 2021

Let's Try

Food and restaurant reviews

Let’s Try: ‘Positano’

July's Friday the 13th was a lucky day for lovers of Italian food. Positano opened its doors in the new village center in Plainsboro and ushered in fine...

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…Settimo Cielo

Last month “Wanda” posted a query on chowhound.com, the website where average joes like you and me rate restaurants around the country. “I will be in Trenton for a...

Let’s Try…Tom Yum Goong

Books should never be judged by their covers and restaurants should never be judged by their facades. The entrance to Tom Yum Goong on Nassau Street is easy to...

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 … CoccoLa

For years, the culinary landscape of Hillsborough has been one of blue-collar Italian and bagel places. (I should know. I grew up in this town, where people revealed social...

Let’s Try … 90 Main

90 Main lives up to its reputation. Co-owners John Whitehead and Jeff Izes have completely transformed what used to be a biker bar to an upscale-casual labor of love....

Let’s Try … The Whitlock Inn

You’ll never see it in an atlas but there is a small piece of Bucks County smack in the middle of Dayton in central New Jersey. Amid the proliferation...

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 … Witherspoon Grill

Some promise and some deliver. And the new Witherspoon Grill is promising to be the linchpin of the new development and public plaza next to the Princeton Public Library....