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 […]


ME Casa, Jersey City, NJ

ME Casa is a Puerto Rican restaurant in Jersey City that has great reviews, promises alot but unfortunately underdelivers when it comes to taste unless you love garlic.


Zeina, Highland Park, NJ

Zeina is a middle eastern restaurant though it dubs itself as mediterranean restaurant. I’ve read some decent reviews in the past, including one from the NY Times. Couple that with the fact that I really enjoy middle eastern food and have yet to find a middle eastern restaurant in central NJ that I like I […]


J L Ivy, Princeton

JL Ivy is a pretty new restaurant in Princeton. The restaurant has a 3 1/2 star rating from The Star Ledger so things looked pretty promising. After finding my way to the restaurant, which wasn’t so easy due to confusion over a detour due to road works, I was looking forward to dinner because the […]


Mediterra, Princeton, NJ

For the last few years I have resisted going to Mediterra, ever since I had lunch there once. The burger I had wasn’t great and the service was worse. I’m happy to report that things were way better this time around. I try to give restaurants atleast 2 tries, especially if during my first visit […]