Monday, October 15, 2018

Pennington trattoria is really three places in one

By Chris Sturgis It’s been a little more than a year since Pam and Harry Clarkson, partners in marriage as well as the restaurant business, bought T.J.’s Trattoria at the...

Big bagels, Big Apple style

By Myles Ma At New York Bagel and Deli, bagels are made the old-fashioned way. Bags of flour are mixed with flavoring ingredients, rolled into bagels, kept in a cooler...

‘Olde’ more than part of tavern’s name: it’s also part of its history

By Myles Ma Bill’s Olde Tavern really is old. The building has been around since the mid-1700s, and it holds the oldest liquor license in Hamilton, issued in May 1900....

New owner brings perfectionist’s touch to Lawrenceville Inn

By Myles Ma Dennis Foy, the new owner of the Lawrenceville Inn, is a chef and a painter. In fact, before he purchased the restaurant, which opened Nov. 1, he...

Pennington shop offers more than just bagels

By Myles Ma Throughout his life, Michael Shane, 38, has always craved responsibility.  He certainly had it as his last job, when he was district manager for Dean & Deluca...

Amber Spa makes natural treatments affordable

By Norine Longo Relaxation, a clear mind and absolutely no rushing: this is what you can expect in a visit at Amber Spa. Soothing music, tropical fish, comfort, refreshments and...

Reared on restaurants, now running his own

By Myles Ma Jerry LoPresti was 6 when he got into the pizza business. His father, Santino, started him off washing dishes, and trained him until he knew every facet...

Deli’s owners’ return reunites family, ‘delites’ customers

By Norine Longo A new generation of the family that first opened Deli Delite in 1969 is now behind its counters. Deli Delite opened for business in 1969 when Joe and...

A Triumph of brewing

Everyone knows that successful restaurants have chefs orchestrating everything in the kitchen, usually out of sight from the dining room. In the case of brewpubs, there’s another key player...

Pizza Kitchen celebrates 5 years

By Norine Longo The Pizza Kitchen saw its start some 10 years ago when Edmund Kopczynski built a brick oven in his backyard. Co-owners and longtime friends Kopczynski and Brent...