Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Exploring Mercer County’s newest food trend: ramen

No fewer than five new restaurants have opened in Mercer County the past two months with ramen in their names. Our food reporter Joe Emanski spent some time at a few local ramen restaurants to find out what all the hype is about.

Foxmoor Shopping Center Friendly’s to reopen in mid-April

A new-look Friendly’s restaurant will open its doors to customers at the Robbinsville Foxmoor Shopping Center in mid-April.

Brookwood Cafe wins top prize in Hamilton Rotary Soup 4 You cook-off

Brookwood Cafe was crowned the grand champion of the Hamilton Rotary's 6th annual Soup 4 You cook-off.

Hoagie Haven opens second location two doors down on Nassau Street

Princeton sandwich shop Hoagie Haven has opened another location just two doors down from their original Nassau Street shop.

Are Aldi’s discounted prices worth it? We taste-tested 8 products to find out

Are the savings at Aldi worth it? We picked up half a cartful of off-brand items (along with their name-brand counterparts) to see how they stacked up. Here’s what we found.

TacoRito nearly ready for its Robbinsville Town Center opening

Robbinsville’s restaurant scene is set for a boost when the successful TacoRito restaurant opens a second location in Town Center this spring.

At Suppers Programs, health is on the menu

The 12-year-old Suppers program was started by Princeton resident Dor Mullen with a goal of creating “a world free of suffering caused by processed food.”

Food for Thought: Battle of the acai bowls

This spring will bring the addition of not one but two eating establishments focused on bowls built on the trendy “superfood” acai berry.

Hamilton Rotary Club’s Soup 4 You contest set for Feb. 26

The Hamilton Rotary Club is hosting the 6th Annual Soup 4 You tasting contest on Monday, Feb. 26 at Steinert High School. 

What’s in a gin? A look at Hopewell’s Sourland Mountain Spirits

Sourland Mountain Spirits, a small-batch distillery at Double Brook Farm in Hopewell, has been bottling gin since early last year and more recently added vodka and rum to the portfolio.