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House of Cupcakes to Reopen in Former Ferry House Building Friday

The House of Cupcakes, a winner of the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, will reopen this Friday at 33 Witherspoon Street, just a door down from its former location on Witherspoon Street. After a fire destroyed the cupcake shop and displaced more than 40 people in March, House of Cupcakes owners Ron and Ruthie Bzdewka were […]

Jammin’ Crêpes Slated to Open New Cafe in Downtown Princeton Tomorrow

The owners of Jammin’ Crêpes have built up a loyal following at area farmers markets and festivals with their made-to-order griddle creations filled with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Starting tomorrow, Princeton area crepe devotees will have a permanent location to flock to as Jammin’ Crêpes opens its new cafe at 20 Nassau Street, next to the […]

Mamoun’s Falafel Opens in Downtown Princeton

For Princeton area falafel lovers, the long-awaited opening of Mamoun’s Falafel is finally over. The Princeton branch of the popular Greenwich Village shop opened this afternoon at 20 Witherspoon Street. Curious passersby peeked inside and lined up to order hummus, tabbouleh, shawarma, falafel and other Middle Eastern dishes. By 6 p.m. the restaurant was full. […]

Mistral Now Offers Beer, Wine and Cocktails

Mistral is now serving  beer, wines and cocktails. The Princeton Council approved a transfer of the liquor license from elements to Mistral in August. Located at the intersection of Hulfish Street and Witherspoon Street across from the Princeton Public Library, Mistral serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Mistral was recently named a one of the […]

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno Signs Five Farm-to-School Bills

Acting Governor Kim Guadagno signed five bills yesterday at Terhune Orchards that support and streamline New Jersey’s farm-to- school program with the goal of increasing student access to healthy, locally-grown foods. “Children who live in the Garden State should have ready access to the more than 100 varieties of produce grown by our state’s 9,000-plus […]

Agricola, Great Road Farm to Be Featured at James Beard House in NYC Tonight

Agricola’s Josh Thomsen and the Great Road Farm’s Steve Tomlinson will be sharing a taste of their culinary partnership tonight at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City. Thomsen and his kitchen team will prepare hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert for guests at the James Beard House for the event “Rustic Farmhouse Rendezvous.” […]

Recipes: Caprese Salad and Salmon with Fresh Tomato Salsa

Just in time for the Jersey tomato season, chef Michael Moriello has shared two of his favorite tomato recipes, along with some advice for readers about selecting nice tomatoes. When choosing a tomato at your local farm stand or supermarket, Moriello, the owner of  La Mezzaluna in Princeton and Avanti in Pennington, recommends that you  […]

Sustainable Fare for Sustainable Jersey Farm-to-Table Fundraiser This Thursday at Terhune Orchards

  Renowned chefs from across the state will donate their time and talents to the third annual Sustainable Fare for Sustainable Jersey farm-to-table fundraiser this Thursday night at Terhune Orchards. The event includes a cocktail hour, a seven-course meal made from ingredients sourced in New Jersey and paired with wines from Terhune Orchards, and live […]

Three Princeton Restaurants Make NJ Monthly’s Top 25 List

Agricola, Mistral and The Peacock Inn made the cut for New Jersey Monthly’s 2014 list of the best 25 restaurants in the Garden State. “The products and produce of Great Road Farm—the handiwork of farmer Steve Tomlinson—fuel the imagination of executive chef Josh Thomsen and fulfill the furrow-to-fork vision of Jim Nawn, who owns the […]

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 […]

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