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Jammin’ Crêpes to Open Cafe in Downtown Princeton

Fans who flock to local farmers markets just to get another taste of one of the sweet or savory creations made by Jammin’ Crêpes are in luck. Soon, the crêpes made with seasonal local ingredients will be available all year long at a brick-and-mortar location in downtown Princeton. Princeton resident Kim Rizk, co-owner of Jammin’ […]

New Asian Fusion Restaurant Opens in West Windsor

The Peony Pavilion, a new Japanese and Asian fusion restaurant, has opened at the site of the former Sunny Garden on Farber Road just off Route 1 south, adjacent to MarketFair. Owner Lisa Shao, who has several years of experience as a local restaurateur and owns the Szechuan House in Hamilton, invested $2.5 million in […]

Camillo’s Cafe in the Princeton Shopping Center to Close for Good

Camillo’s Cafe, the cozy Italian restaurant that has called the Princeton Shopping Center home for the last eight years, is closing permanently on Saturday night. Owner Camillo Tortola, who expressed sadness about the closing, said he had no other choice because of difficulties with the new landlord. “This company has been so tough to deal […]

Four Princeton Area Restaurants Make NJ Monthy’s Top 25 List for 2013

Eno Terra, Elements, the Peacock Inn, and newcomer Agricola have been selected as top Garden State restaurants for New Jersey Monthly’s annual top 25 list.  The list was compiled by the magazine’s restaurant critics. On Agricola: “Several questions stirred the pot before the most buzzed-about opening of 2013. Not counting how to pronounce Agricola, they […]

New Gluten-Free Bakery Opening in Lawrenceville

An artisan bakery and cafe that serves gluten-free foods is replacing Buds n’ Bowls on Main Street in downtown Lawrenceville. The Victorian house at 2691 Main Street (Route 206) near the corner of Gordon Avenue has been home to a series of restaurants, including  Dennis Foy and the Lawrenceville Inn. The WildFlour Bakery & Cafe […]

Princeton Farm to Table Restaurant Agricola to Open Sunday Night

Agricola, the long-anticipated replacement for  the historic Lahiere’s restaurant, is slated to open Sunday night. Signs appeared in the window of the Witherspoon Street restaurant today informing passers by that the restaurant is accepting reservations for Sunday night beginning at 5:30 p.m. Reservations were still available as of 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Agricola is the Latin […]

Elements Chef Scott Anderson Is Named a Semifinalist for James Beard Award

The James Beard Foundation has announced that Scott Anderson, chef of Elements, has been named a semifinalist for the James Beard Awards Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic. This prestigious distinction comes just four years after opening Elements. “It’s an honor to be named a semifinalist by the Beard Foundation,” Anderson said. “My team and I put all […]


New Food Court to Open This Spring at the Quaker Bridge Mall

Five food options will be offered at the new food court at the Quaker Bridge Mall starting this spring, the Simon Property Group announced today. Charley’s Grilled Subs, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Subway, Sarku Japan and Master Wok will be the first tenants to move into the new eight-unit dining pavilion. “With the addition of […]

Ivy Inn in Downtown Princeton Now Offers Pub-Style Menu

With the addition of a full kitchen, the owners of the Ivy Inn have revived the era when Princetonians can buy a sandwich and beer in town and spend under $10. Two weeks ago, the bar at 248 Nassau Street began offering its new pub-style menu, with prices ranging from $3 to $10. In addition […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill Slated to Open Next Month on Route 1

A Chipotle Mexican Grill is scheduled to open in the The Square at West Windsor on Route 1 north next month. A company representative said the store is expected to open around Feb. 5, but the opening date could be earlier or later depending on various factors. Chipotle Mexican Grill is a national chain of […]

New Spanish Food Market and Cafe to Open in Princeton in Early Spring

More than 50 varieties of cheeses, hand-carved, dry-cured meats, sandwiches and salads, bite sized foods and a full Paella menu are just some of the items that will be offered at the new Spanish food market and cafe that is slated to open in downtown Princeton in March. Despaña Foods, a New York-based company that […]

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