Jammin’ Crêpes and Cherry Grove Farm to Present Two Preserving Classes

Jammin’ Crêpes and Cherry Grove Farm to Present Two Preserving Classes

Jammin’ Crêpes and Cherry Grove Farm will host two preserving classes this fall. Learn to preserve Jersey tomatoes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Join Jammin’ Crêpes Co-Founder and Cornell University Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver Kim Rizk will guide participants through the recipe steps as they chop and cook, and…

Subway Can’t Compete with Hoagie Haven: Nassau Street Franchise Location Closes

A national franchise can’t compete with a local independent business, at least when it comes to the battle between Subway and Hoagie Haven on Nassau Street in downtown Princeton. Signs on the Subway shop at 252 Nassau Street just a few doors down from Hoagie Haven announce that the store is closed and that customers…

Strawberry Fest at Jammin’ Crepes This Week
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Strawberry Fest at Jammin’ Crepes This Week

Jammin’ Crepes is kicking off its weeklong strawberry fest today, June 9. Every day the eatery will feature a new Strawberry special. Jammin’ Crepes will offer strawberry Rhubarb jam, strawberry gazpacho, a strawberry and organic baby spinach salad, a strawberry split and this week to celebrate the local strawberry harvest. Jammin’ Crepes is open Tuesdays,…

Anita Waldenberger: Bringing a Taste of Home to Princeton
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Anita Waldenberger: Bringing a Taste of Home to Princeton

  Anita Waldenberger is a native Austrian, and though she is now living in Princeton, she has recreated a piece of her home with Café Vienna. The shop at 200 Nassau Street opened in April of 2014 after years of planning. Waldenberger spent an entire year converting her mother’s old recipes for the café, and…

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Scott Anderson Named James Beard Foundation Outstanding Chef Semifinalist

Princeton Chef Scott Anderson has been named a James Beard Foundation 2015 semifinalist for outstanding chef. Anderson of Elements and Mistral was also a semifinalist last year. He is among 20 semifinalists who were chosen from thousands of applications. Judges in the 25th annual contest will cast their votes next month, and the five semifinalists…

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Taco Truck to Open in Princeton Dec. 27, All First Day Proceeds Will be Donated to TASK

  The Taco Truck is on schedule to open its newest restaurant at the Princeton Shopping Center on Dec. 27. The restaurant replaces the former Learning Express store. The Taco Truck Princeton will celebrate its grand opening with a “pay what you’d like” day to benefit the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). All proceeds will…

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Cafe 44 Leaves Original Leigh Avenue Location, Moves into Tortuga’s Building Across the Street

Fans of Cafe 44 are mourning the loss of their favorite cozy breakfast and lunch spot on Leigh Avenue in downtown Princeton. The restaurant, formerly located at 44 Leigh Avenue, has closed down at that location and has been moved across the street. It will share space with Tortuga’s Mexican Village. The two eateries are…

Last Call! Princeton Holiday Pub Crawl with the Happy Hour Guys Tomorrow, Dec. 16
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Last Call! Princeton Holiday Pub Crawl with the Happy Hour Guys Tomorrow, Dec. 16

Celebrate the season and take part in what is sure to become a new Princeton tradition – the downtown holiday pub crawl. Enjoy some brews and meet new people while you support a great cause. We still have a few tickets left! Jimmy Ludwig, co-host and co-producer of the Happy Hour Guys, will lead the…

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Taco Truck to Open Restaurant in Princeton

  The Taco Truck, a popular vendor at area events and food truck fests that dishes up Mexican taqueria favorites, plans to open a brick-and-mortar location in Princeton. A Taco Truck restaurant is slated for the former Learning Express store at the Princeton Shopping Center this winter, Taco Truck spokeswoman Stephanie Hague told Planet Princeton….

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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 …

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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…