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BLEND Bistro’s Craft Beer Bash

Did you know that Rinn Duin Brewery completely neutralizes its water and, using a computer program, rebuilds the mineral profile to match the mineral profiles in the water in London and other UK locations to make sure their styles are authentic? Neither did I. That’s the kind of information you get when you’re surrounded by […]

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Farm-Fresh Friday Market in Princeton

As farmers markets get underway across the Garden State, the Forrestal Village of Princeton recently announced its Farm-Fresh Friday Market lineup. Every Friday starting June 6 (and running through the end of September), Forrestal Village will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., offering the area’s best meats, vegetables, cheeses, wines, dairy, and much […]

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Mistral in Princeton: One Year Later

Opened a year ago in the former home of a local sushi house, Mistral in Princeton is unassuming from the outside. Once inside, diners are invited to take in the scents and sights. From the rustic walls, to the open kitchen and the bevy of small plates being ushered around, the mood is relaxed yet […]

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Free Food Alert! Pollo Campero

Celebrate National Empanada Day at Pollo Campero this Tuesday, April 8, with free handmade empanadas! The Latin chicken restaurant chain is also celebrating its 43rd birthday by inviting guests to its five locations in New Jersey from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. to enjoy one of Latin America’s most popular dishes. The following is a […]

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Craft Brewing: On the Rise in NJ

Guest writer Scott Borchert got the inside story on Departed Soles, a NJ-based brewery that specializes in gluten-free craft beer. The brewing company has a touching history and a story we thought was worth sharing. He also provides a look inside the new location of River Horse Brewing Company. Brian Kulbacki and Chris Ward were […]

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Fresh Direct launches in Princeton NJ

Princeton Welcomes FreshDirect

Monday, January 6. It’s today. It’s the sixth day of the year. It’s two days after National Trivia Day. (That’s right—National Trivia Day was Saturday, in case you need a fun piece of, well, trivia to share.) It’s also the official launch of FreshDirect in the Princeton community. The online grocer, long relied upon by […]

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Peony Pavilion Opens in Princeton

  Peony Pavilion, a brand-new BYO Japanese and Asian fusion restaurant opened Monday in Princeton, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by West Windsor Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh. Owned by West Windsor resident and restaurateur Lisa Shao, Peony Pavilion is the area’s first Asian fusion restaurant. If you crave Japanese and French/Thai-inspired cooking with locally sourced ingredients […]

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The North End Bistro in Princeton

Princeton is known for its diverse culture and outstanding cuisine. Being a food-enthusiastic resident of the small, restaurant-barren farm town next door, I have come to love Princeton my go to spot for a culinary fix. With more choices for locally sustainable food than there are highway exits in New Jersey, standing out in the […]

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Beneduce Winery

Turnpike? Fuggedaboutit. Try a North Jersey Wine Trail

Sponsored Post New Jersey’s Skylands Region is known for its captivating landscapes, tranquility, natural beauty and lack of “exits.” Sprinkled with nearly a dozen vineyards, the area is also making its mark as a delightful destination for a diversity of wineries. So no matter in which direction you travel, you’re sure to discover something to […]

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Fall in Love with North Jersey Wineries – Sept 14 & 15

Sponsored Post Could there be chemistry between you and Northern New Jersey wines? Great wine making involves multiple steps – from growing to bottling – and a little bit of chemistry.  Some would say it is as much an art as a science. To the French, good wines depend upon “terroir”, that is upon the […]

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