Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Let's Try

Food and restaurant reviews

Let’s Try: Basilico

There’s an old saying that goes “The third time’s a charm.” If that’s truly the case, Basilico, a recent addition to Hopewell’s growing dining scene, should lead a doubly...

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 … Bobby’s Burger Palace

One morning last week, a commercial played on the radio for the grand opening of Bobby’s Burger Palace in MarketFair. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay, who started the casual burger...

Let’s Try…CoolVines

Tucked away on a cozy corner of Nassau Street and Harrison is a new shop specializing in wines and fine spirits. CoolVines is overflowing with choices and to help...

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…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...

Bandito’s

Yo quiero Margarita! If you are a fan of good tequila then Bandito's in the South Brunswick Square Mall on Route 1 South is the place to be. Located...

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 Labyrinth Books

Serious reading has returned to Nassau Street in the space formerly occupied by the late, lamented Micawber Books. Fans of the homegrown readers’ refuge will be slightly disappointed with...

Let’s Try . . . Metro North

It almost makes you believe in reincarnation. Metro North is the welcome new life for the beloved venue once known as the Rusty Scupper on Alexander Road. The location,...