elements ranked number 23 in Opinionated About Dining’s Top 100 US Restaurants list. Read More…
Our critics pick from New Jersey’s diverse dining scene to bring you 2013’s best places to eat in the Garden State. Posted July 11, 2013 by Eric Levin
Normally I wouldn’t advocate jaunting across the Hudson River on a train or dealing with Holland Tunnel traffic just to have dinner, but on a recent Friday night I found myself doing just that—and it was totally worth it… Read More
In Princeton, Scott Anderson leads the charge for fine dining sourced from the locals
Until last fall, I knew Scott Anderson by reputation only. At Princeton’s elements (with a lowercase “e”), he is the gifted 38-year-old chef determined to establish his restaurant as one worthy of world-class status—while staying grounded in the neighborhood of local farmers and producers.
So I called for an interview. From our first long chat and through the coming months of visits, often spent among his kitchen crew and the farmers he works with, I found Anderson warm and humorous, with a passion for food and everything local, down to the pottery he uses in his restaurant’s dining room. Read More…
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