Sunday, July 5, 2020

After months of delays, Robbinsville PJ’s Pancake House nears completion

After months of delays, the Robbinsville location of PJ’s Pancake House nears completion. Owner John Procaccini said his eatery will open by late fall.

Freddie’s Tavern, opened in West Trenton in 1933, closes its doors

Owner Bud Patel says he hopes to reopen someday with an updated restaurant next to a new commercial and residential building

Ready to dine outdoors? Princeton has an abundance of tasty options

Outdoor dining spots in Princeton sprout like dandelions in the spring. Some are official, others are created at little places where food and seating come together.

Sports bar to replace USA Country Diner on Route 130 in Robbinsville

The USA Country Diner has sat vacant for 15 years along Route 130 in Robbinsville, but the lot won’t be abandoned for much longer. A new building housing a casual restaurant and sports bar will replace the diner.

Hopewell will soon be home to two of the most ambitious breweries in NJ

If all goes well this summer, two entrepreneurs will double the count of beer producers in Mercer County. But rather than replicating the success of New Jersey’s 47 other breweries with their familiar portfolios of ales and lagers, they are hoping to take local beer to another level.

Robbinsville Starbucks to open on Monday

Robbinsville Township's long-awaited Starbucks will open for business Monday morning, serving its first customer at 5 a.m.

Tindall Road Brewing Company opens in Bordentown City

Replaces Common Sense Brewing, which closed in June

The Rooted Affair aims for farm-to-table flair

Farm-to-table dining. Health and wellness. Community education. Three of the hottest lifestyle trends in America today. The Rooted Affair is getting in on all of it.

Laughing Hops farm taking root on Reed Road

At Laughing Hops, the largest hops yard in New Jersey, Cape May Brewing Company has been able to brew their highly rated Three Plows American India Pale Ale.

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.