Friday, November 2, 2012
Local list of open gas stations, hotels, pharmacies, restaurants, and stores
Friday, November 2, 2012
Updated Friday, Nov. 2 to reflect more information from Patch readers. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management released a list of nearby gas stations, hotels, pharmacies, and restaurants open for business: Gas Hess 665 Route 33 West East Windsor Gas BP 2677 Route 130 Cranbury Hotel HowardJohnson 2995 Brunswick Pike Lawrenceville Pharmacy CVSPharmacy 172 Nassau Street Princeton Pharmacy CVSPharmacy 2307 Route 33 Robbinsville Pharmacy RiteAid 41 Princeton Highstown Road Princeton Junction Restaurant Taco Bell 25 Princeton Hightstown Road East Windsor Additionally, Patch has crowd sourced the following list of open businesses: Restaurant Restaurant If you know of any other open businesses in the area, let us know in the comments.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The casual burger restaurant is centers on a simple concept: burgers, French fries and milkshakes.
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay was at MarketFair Mall Tuesday, personally opening his fourth New Jersey location of Bobby’s Burger Palace. “At any time of year, my favorite thing to eat is a cheeseburger,” Flay said. In fact, when he and his colleagues in the restaurant business used to go out after a long day of work, they didn’t seek nouveau cuisine. “We were never looking for foie gras or caviar, we always wanted comfort food,” Flay said. “I always ordered a burger and I thought ‘Wouldn’t it be cool to have my own burger place.’” His dream came true in 1998, when he launched Bobby’s Burger Palace, which now has 11 locations across the U.S. The 73-seat casual burger restaurant on Route 1 in West Windsor is named after Flay, a chef, …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Co-owners Francis Schott and Mark Pascal opened their New Brunswick fine dining beacon in 1992 after bartending together at the Frog and the Peach.
When Mark Pascal and Francis Schott opened Stage Left restaurant in New Brunswick on May 22, 1992, they had a simple idea - quality food done well. No gimmicks, no fads, no cheap product. Just quality dining. 20 years later the duo still subscribes to this mantra, and have a legion of regular patrons, awards decorating their walls and a lock on a corner of Livingston Avenue that when they started "didn't look like this," Schott said. Pascal, then 26, and Schott, then 27, were bartenders at the nearby Frog and the Peach before opening the restaurant. The Crossroads Theatre had just moved to its current spot two years earlier, and the downtown area was in a redevelopment phase, but the restaurant was on the edge of the redevelopment, in …
Friday, June 17, 2011
New owner manages to keep Basil's clientele coming back for more.
The new owner and chef of Legends Grille, John Krakowski, realized he had big shoes to fill when taking over the restaurant on Route 33. Formerly known as Basil's Legends Lamb Chop House, this bustling dine-in location has always been a local favorite. And Chef Basil Karakatsanis has been known to be the wizard behind all the magic for the past sixteen years. So what happens now? Although Basil has left the building, his recipes live on in the hands of Chef Krakowski. As of May 1, the grille's new owner has been producing the original recipes the community knows and loves. “I shadowed Basil for a month and learned all of his secrets,” said Krakowski. “Everything is exactly the same here, except for the faces.” Krakowski's son, John Jr., is…