Sunday, February 25, 2018

Afghan Grill dishes out some spice

By Allie Ward Nestled among Hamilton’s Route 33 pizza parlors, sub shops and chain restaurants is something a little different – the Afghan Kabob and Grill. Afghan Kabob and Grill, which...

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...

Amid change, Rossi’s a constant

By Myles Ma Like many Trenton neighborhoods, Chambersburg has undergone many changes over the years. As the Italian families that settled the area left, many were supplanted by immigrants from...

Ice cream stand frozen in time

You’re never too young for nostalgia. Megan Wall and Cassidy Straniero, both 18, were reminded of that around lunchtime May 27, when the Hopewell Valley CentralHigh School seniors ate lunch...

Fine and casual dining meet at Mamma Rosa’s

By Norine Longo Gino D’Ameglio loves his mother, Rosa. She is the inspiration of his restaurant, which is affectionately named Mamma Rosa’s, and which includes an area dedicated to her...

Longtime pizzeria owner builds loyal local following

By Myles Ma Franco Lettieri is something of an institution in Hopewell Borough. He has owned Franco’s Pizza for 36 years. He was 21 when he opened Franco’s Pizzeria on Mercer...

City Deli owners open downtown ice cream shop

By Myles Ma Trenton residents and state workers have a new way to cool off this summer. Lilianna Pereda, co-owner of City Deli II Pizza Shop, has opened Lil’ Sweet...

Restaurateur shows signature style in popular pizza place

By Norine Longo The members of the Valentino family are no strangers to the food business. They have more than 40 years of experience owning restaurants and pizzerias throughout New...

Padrino’s is run by family for families

By Myles Ma Padrino’s Bistro and Italian Steakhouse is a family restaurant. But it is also a family-run restaurant. Kim Coppola owns the business along with her husband, Leonardo and...

New owner hopes to give Barbero’s a fresh start

By Myles Ma In its 85 years of existence, the Barbero family has shepherded Barbero Bakery from its origins in Chambersburg. Today the bakery has a franchise in Hamilton, and...