Friday, August 14, 2020

Trenton Bakes: Holiday tidings of cake and greens

Shirley and George Poole with one of Shirley’s famous pound cakes. By Dan Aubrey “I love to cook,” says Shirley Poole, the woman named by members of Shiloh Baptist Church, in...

Food Truck Fridays give Hopewell Borough restaurant scene a mobile boost

Scheduled to take place at the train station in Hopewell, Food Truck Friday will be a day for people to go and taste both new flavors and old favorites.

New restaurant with Ewing roots opens in Trenton

TC Nelson sat at the bar of Trenton Social, his under-renovation restaurant at 449 South Broad Street and answered, not for the first time, the question of whether he...

Settimo Cielo toughs it out in not so heavenly restaurant environment

Many restaurants have found the economic climate in Trenton to be the seventh circle of Hell. Pete Lorenzo’s, Marsilio’s, Chi-Chi’s, Maxine’s and T.R.Y.J’s are just a few of the...

From the chef’s table to your table

Blue Moon Acres has grown baby greens and lettuce for chefs to use for 20 years. But starting in early June, the organic farm will sell its produce directly...

‘Foodpreneur’ aims to succeed in prepared foods market with healthy one-bowl meals

Jacob currently sells his three Wabowls—all natural, vegan, and gluten-free—for $7.99 retail at Pennington Quality Market and PEAC Health and Fitness in Trenton.

MCCC offers cooking classes for community

This fall, the Culinary Center at Mercer County Community College is set to present a variety of classes to add sizzle to any menu.Offered through MCCC’s Center for Continuing...

Surf Taco brings ‘Coastal Cuisine’ to Princeton

Surf Taco, a New Jersey chain, opened its most inland location in the Princeton Shopping Center on Jan. 9. The timing was perfect for our local food reporter, Joe Emanski.

Boro Bean: owners committed to finding the right buyer for Hopewell café

Ellen and Johnny Abernathy are in no great hurry to conclude a transaction. The couple is content to wait until someone comes along whom they feel would be a good fit for their neighborhood coffee shop

From tortilla to toppings, Pancheros’ focuses on fresh food

.neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFile { border-bottom: 1px dotted #aaa; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-top: 10px; } .neFileBlock .neCaption { font-size: 85%; } Manager Manish Patel adds beans to a custom-made burrito. (Photo by...