Mistral: Another Winner from the Elements Team

I’m a huge fan of Elements and Scott Anderson, their executive chef. It is my favorite restaurant in New Jersey. The food is creative, elegant and just damn good. But, Elements is more of a special occasion restaurant, not somewhere you (or at least I) would go a couple of times a month. With the […]


Char, Raritan, NJ

I was seriously craving a steak this past week. I’ve been trying to cut down on meat, especially red meat and going from red meat 2-4 times a week to 2 times a month left me with an itch for a steak. And when you have an itch, you really do have to scratch it. […]


Metro North, Princeton NJ

Metro North in Princeton NJ occupies the space that was previously occupied by JL Ivey, a restaurant that had a confused identify and food to match – confused and lousy. It really wasn’t surprising that they went out of business pretty quickly. The good news is that Metro North does actually have an identity, the […]


Daryl Wine Bar and Restaurant, New Brunswick, NJ

Daryl Wine Bar and Restaurant has been around for a couple of years. On the face of it, it’s exactly the kind of place I like – decent food, small plates, modern space and a good wine selection. Add to that the fact that I’ve read a number of pretty decent reviews for the place […]


Eno Terra, Kingston, NJ

Eno Terra has been open for about a year now and while some of the earlier reviews were somewhat mixed, I’ve been there 4 times now between lunch and dinner and have always been quite pleased with both the service and the food. The restaurant is owned by the same Terra Momo group that owns […]