Princeton, New Jersey’s Mistral opened in 2013 with a splash. The shared plates menu made a big impression on New Jerseyans seeking something globally inspired yet close to home. Now, Mistral has added to its growing empire (which also includes the award-winning elements in the Princeton location) and opened a spin-off in the King of Prussia Mall in February 2017.
Meet & Eat
Meet & Eat
Whether you're a foodie or not, chances are you’ve had your fair share of Mexican, Chinese and Italian meals, but how about the more obscure ethnic foods like Austrian or Lebanese? You don’t have to travel the globe to experience some of the world’s greatest cuisines. Right here in the state of Pennsylvania, we are home to an eclectic array of restaurants, true to their backgrounds and homelands, and a great alternative to the more common event and meeting places.
Mojito Cuba Caribe, New Hope
Lancaster Cupcake was started on the belief that a cupcake could have the power to impact someone’s day. This belief is rooted and evident in the story of Emily and Jeff Mitchell, the husband-and-wife founders. Emily began baking for friends, family and co-workers while she was studying to become a nurse. The couple experienced misfortune when Jeff’s company’s owner became the focus of an FBI investigation and was later charged with embezzlement.
Megan Jones-Holt purchased Stockton Market’s Market Pizza restaurant in Stockton, N.J., from former owner and renowned caterer and chef Jamie Hollander in May 2016.
If you really want to make a splash, finding a room in one of Pennsylvania’s top seafood restaurants is a great way to attract people to your event.
Peddler’s Village, founded by the Jamison family in 1962, is a delightful escape in Bucks County’s Lahaska, a hop and a skip from New Hope. The 42-acre village is comprised of winding brick walkways that take visitors past 65 charming 18th century-style boutiques, five restaurants and the Golden Plough Inn. Earl’s Bucks County was a local favorite, and while a fire forced its closure in January 2015, it has returned with a new name— Earl’s New American.
It took a year and a half to create the right dough, but Michelle Silberman, chief cookie officer and founder of ChocAmo, created a revolutionary way to hold your drink: cookie cups. “We believe in dessert innovation,” says Silberman. The cookie cups, the flagship product of the innovative dessert company, can hold any liquid to create combinations, such as milk in the original chocolate chip cookie cup, or a more grown-up drink, such as one of Silberman’s favorites, the Persian Night.
Exciting Developments are brewing in the food industry, pointing toward a delectable new culinary year. Pop culture, science and technology combine to spice up event and day-to-day cuisine.
Are you all out of fresh ideas for a place to take a group for a post-meeting meal? If the typical spots feel a little stale, check out Arirang Hibachi Steakhouse & Modern Asian Tavern. It’s conveniently located across from the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne (there are others in NJ, too).