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 […]


Princeton Restaurants Revisited – A round up of what’s good and what isn’t

My first ever blog post was about Princeton restaurants, it was more a gripe about the lack of a decent food scene than a review of restaurants. Since I wrote that post and lamented the real lack of good choices in the area, a lot has changed. Thankfully for the better! Back then I couldn’t […]


Ganges, Princeton Junction, NJ

I recently joined a number of my work colleagues for lunch at nearby Ganges. Generally, I have a pretty poor opinion of Indian restaurants in the area. The food usually is pretty underwhelming, bland and appears to be put together by non chefs – cooks who know the ingredients but really can’t cook well, they […]


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 […]


Underground Cafe, Princeton, NJ

Against my better judgement I decided to go try out Underground Cafe a few days ago. Swati G. was buying so I wanted to go somewhere a little more upscale, but she taunted me to try something new and since I’m always game to try most things once, I relented. I hadn’t been there before, […]