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. […]


Char Steakhouse, Raritan, NJ

Char is a new steakhouse that replaced Acqua, an Italian restaurant. It has the same ownership. I never ventured into Acqua – way too many Italian restaurants in NJ and it really didn’t stand out. But Char is a different story. Just starting with the name – Char. I love that name, what a great […]


KC Prime, Princeton, NJ

KC Prime is a steakhouse located in Lawrenceville, near Princeton. I had previously been there for brunch and wasn’t completely impressed, but decided that I really needed to try what it is really known for before I could pass judgment. That meant going back this week to try the steaks. A few people had raved […]


KC Prime, Lawrenceville, NJ

KC Prime is a steakhouse just behind Quakerbridge Mall in Lawrenceville, near Princeton. I’d heard from a number of people how much they liked this place and how good the steaks were so of course I had to try it. Having recently been to Churrascaria Plataforma for the rodizio I really wasn’t in the mood for […]


One 53, Rocky Hill, NJ

One 53 is a neighborhood wine bar and restaurant in historic Rocky Hill, just up the road from Princeton. It opened about a year ago and is owned by the team that owns the nearby and excellent Lucy’s Ravioli. The food is essentially italian, but includes a burger on the menu and includes more then just a […]