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Hopewell Restaurant Week to takeover town starting Aug. 5

Hopewell Restaurant Week will return to town this summer from Sunday, Aug. 5 to Wednesday, Aug. 15.

John Mastoris keeps Pat’s Diner and Trenton open 24-7

John Mastoris bought into Pat’s Diner in 2001 and became the sole owner in 2008. The diner has been serving Trenton 24/7 for about 80 years, making it a Trenton landmark.

Shake Shack approved to open Lawrence Township location

The Lawrence Township Planning Board approved a plan Aug. 7 for the construction of a Shake Shack, the popular New York City-based burger chain, on Route 1.

New Jersey Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival coming to Mercer County Park

The New Jersey Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival will debut at Mercer County Park on Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

What new eateries are open, or about to be, in Princeton?

Changes are afoot all over town, with the most anticipated opening expected in December: Two Sevens Eatery & Cantina.

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.

Quiet dining, with images of a bygone era

With murals recovered from the speakeasy era basement bar now gracing the walls of the dining room, the modern day Peacock Inn has a touch of old world dining that is rarely found these days.

QuickChek convenience store coming to Route 526 in Robbinsville

QuickChek will begin pre-site work on its first store in Robbinsville on or about April 23, according to a statement from the township.

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.

Robbinsville Friendly’s celebrates reopening with free milkshakes

Friendly’s is celebrating its grand reopening in the Foxmoor Shopping Center by giving away a year's worth of free Fribbles to the first 50 customers.