New cafe coming to Witherspoon Street in Princeton
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New cafe coming to Witherspoon Street in Princeton

A new coffee shop is slated to replace the More Cafe at the corner of Witherspoon Street and Spring Street in downtown Princeton. The cafe will be called “Cafe Eclair” and will sell Illy coffee and other items. Illy, the Italian coffee company, partners with independent coffee shop owners, and is also has its own…

New Hopewell group to host summer restaurant week in August
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New Hopewell group to host summer restaurant week in August

A new restaurant association in Hopewell Borough will host a summer restaurant week Aug. 7 to Aug. 13. As part of the event, the association will host a farmers’ market Aug. 9 to showcase the local farms the Hopewell restaurants use. Participating restaurants will offer a special menu during the week. Most will feature a…

Terhune Orchards wins Governor’s Cup and nine medals in NJ wine competition

Terhune Orchards wins Governor’s Cup and nine medals in NJ wine competition

Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery took home nine medals in the annual New Jersey Wine Competition. The competition is organized by the Garden State Wine Growers Association, a coalition of nearly 50 wineries and vineyards across New Jersey that is dedicated to raising the quality of and awareness about New Jersey wines. Gary Pavlis of the…

Amazon to buy Whole Foods chain for $13.7 billion

Amazon to buy Whole Foods chain for $13.7 billion

Amazon.com Inc. will buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion, bringing the e-commerce behemoth into hundreds of physical stores and achieving a long-held goal of selling more groceries. The sale was announced today. Amazon agreed to pay $42 a share in cash for the organic-food chain, including debt. Whole Foods founder John Mackey will…

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day ideas in downtown Princeton
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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day ideas in downtown Princeton

Restaurant reservations are quickly filling up for Valentine’s Day tomorrow, but it’s not too late to take advantage of specials in downtown Princeton. For those looking for a traditional Valentine’s Day dinner date, Witherspoon Grill will offer an abridged version of their menu and live jazz music from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations can…

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives Features Jammin’ Crepes Tonight

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives Features Jammin’ Crepes Tonight

The hit Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives will feature Princeton eatery Jammin’ Crepes at 9 p.m. tonight, Nov. 18. Hosted by Guy Fieri, the road trip show highlights small, independent eateries. Tonight’s episode is called “Turkey-giving.” Rev Run makes a guest appearance for the Princeton visit, which features the Jammin’ Crepes Jammin’ Turkey…

Rocky Hill Inn Chef to Be Featured on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’ Tonight, Oct. 14

Rocky Hill Inn Chef to Be Featured on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’ Tonight, Oct. 14

Rocky Hill Inn Chef Evan Blomgren will be featured on Guy Fieri’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” on the Food Network tonight, October 14, at 9 p.m. In the episode, entitled “Big Food, Small Towns” Fieri samples Blomgren’s Fried Green Tomato Burger and Pork Belly Disco Fries. The network filmed for two days at the restaurant,…

Halloween Cocktail Recipes for Every Haunted House Gathering

Halloween Cocktail Recipes for Every Haunted House Gathering

Chefs and bartenders in the region often send us seasonal and holiday recipes. Following are four of our favorite Halloween-inspired drinks from our archives, created by top New Jersey mixologists. Email your recipes to editor@planetprinceton.com. Corpse Reviver 1 oz lemon juice 1 oz Cointreau 1 oz Lillet Blanc 1 oz gin Absinthe rinse on the…

Princeton Farmers’ Market Kicks Off 2016 Outdoor Season Thursday
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Princeton Farmers’ Market Kicks Off 2016 Outdoor Season Thursday

The Princeton Farmers’ Market will kick off its outdoor season tomorrow, May 19. The market will be held on Hinds Plaza on Witherspoon Street every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, through Nov. 17. This year the market features 25 vendors offering local organic produce, free range beef, poultry, pork, eggs,…