Monday, July 13, 2020

Pumpkin carves out a spot on our plates each fall

For three months a year, pumpkins are everywhere. There are those who wonder, though, whether all this pumpkinmania isn’t some sort of con.

Villa Rosa a local fixture for more than three decades

Villa Rosa Ristorante and Pizzeria — located on Scotch Road in Ewing — has been a fixture in the local restaurant scene for 33 years.

The only Mexican food for miles

  If their only goal was to create the best Mexican restaurant in Ewing, Ricardo, Viridiana and Eugenia Ramos wouldn’t have had to try very hard — there are Mexican...

Dining al fresco? Not at the Peacock Inn

One by one, residents approached the microphone at the June 26 Zoning Board meeting and lauded the food, the drinks, and the ambiance at The Peacock Inn. And one...

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.

Vidalia is cozy and sweet

By Chris Sturgis Cozy is how Salvatore Scarlata wants his patrons to feel at his restaurant, Vidalia. Cozy and sweet, just like its namesake onion. That vegetable, with its uncommon, trademark-protected...

Yardy Café brings taste of Jamaica to town

By Eric Maywar The first thing you see when you walk into the Yardy Café, is a pile of fresh, brown coconuts, covered in wiry hair. They are an appropriate...

Abbott’s custard machines churn out sweet memories

Abbott’s Frozen Custard brings a scoop of Rochester, N.Y. to Hamilton When Theresa Axelrod was a little girl growing up Rochester, N.Y., her dad worked as a foreman. Occasionally, he...

Tina’s Italian owner revamps restaurant

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Fall festivals highlight cultural heritage

Mercer County Park Festival Grounds is set to host four cultural heritage festivals in August, September and October. Festivals scheduled to take place on the grounds are the Indo-American Fair,...