Tagged with Rat’s restaurant

Dishing Up New Jersey (with bonus recipe)

Dishing Up New Jersey (with bonus recipe)

Dishing Up New Jersey is the title of journalist John Holl’s new release and he’ll be at the Princeton Public Library/Princeton Farmers Market’s Taste of the Market event on Thursday June 2 (11:30am-4:00pm) to discuss and sign copies of the book (you can purchase it there). For the book, Holl scoured the state from top to … Continue reading

Upcoming Fundraisers for Foodies

Upcoming Fundraisers for Foodies

Thing are gearing up for fall, so be sure to check out these culinary events – each raises funds for a worthy non-profit cause: September 15 charity dinner at the Blue Bottle Café benefits the White Aisle Foundation, fighting melanoma: Sunday, September 15, 2013 5:00pm Hors D’oeuvres, Champagne and Silent Auction 6:00pm Dinner Seating Wine … Continue reading

Visions of Sugar Plums

The Winter Collection of artisan chocolates from Donna & Company reads like a dream: Pumpkin Caramel, Tiramasu, Cranberry Orange, Vanilla Honey, Egg Nog.  Five perfect, hand-made pieces are packaged in a red gift box with magnetic ribbon closure. Other options include a 6-inch chocolate wreath with molded ribbon, pinecones and holly details (and more), or … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day and More

There are lots of special events, before, during, and after Valentine’s Day; here is some of what has arrived in my Inbox lately. On February 10, 11:00am-5:00pm, the Princeton Farmers Market with both farmers and crafters participating will be in the community room of the Princeton Public Library. Info at 609-356-0558. Taste of Crete, in Hillsborough, … Continue reading


So many things beckon to us during the holidays season, how will you choose? Rat’s has special holiday season happy hours – Now I ask you, where else can you find that Canadian speciality, poutine, around here?!  (And of course they’re doing New Year’s Eve.) A Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner is being served at … Continue reading

Chef Challenge at Mrs. G’s

Mrs. G’s Appliances’s First Annual Chef Challenge to benefit The United Way takes place Thursday (June 25), 5:30pm, at their Route 1 showroom.  That’s part of said showroom you see at left, sadly, not my kitchen!  My colleague Pat Tanner, one of the contest judges, previewed this event earlier this month in our Packet In The Kitchen … Continue reading