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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 12 and 13: The New Jersey Chefs Tableside Dinner and Wine Weekend heads to the Westin Governor Morris. The two-day event kicks off with a five-course tableside dinner on Friday night at 7 p.m. Saturday begins with a champagne lunch at 1 p.m., and is followed by a 100-point dinner featuring 100 point rated wines and […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 4 to 7: At the 37th Annual Greek Festival in Union, visitors can relish the taste of Greek cuisine from lamb to stuffed grape leaves. The event features multiple appetizers and dinner plates accompanied by live Greek music performed by Fantasia Music. Folk dancing lessons will also be offered throughout the festival. […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

  THIS WEEKEND August 30: Ribs, pulled pork, and brisket are some of the options at the annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival, in Monmouth Park, Oceanport. Guests can choose from 18 food vendors while listening to the music of NJ country band After The Reign. General admission is $3. Monmouth Park, Oceanport, 732-222-5100. August 30 and 31: Jazz It […]

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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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