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Stop in for Salt Creek Grille – Princeton’s Summer Favorites


Butter Cake

This sponsored story is brought to you by Salt Creek Grille – Princeton.

One of the many things Salt Creek Grille – Princeton prides themselves on is being a scratch-based kitchen. As the months change from winter to spring to summer each year, Executive Chef Wally Weaver is tasked with ensuring Salt Creek Grille’s ever-changing menu is sourced with the freshest of local ingredients. Below are a few summer favorites worth a visit! 

Blueberry Mojito

Blueberry Mojito

Blueberry mojito

Start off your night with a Blueberry Mojito while super sweet blueberries are still in season! Made with Tillie Gold rum, homemade blueberry-mint syrup, fresh lemon, and mint, this is the perfect summer staple to quench your thirst. The blueberry-mint syrup is made special by Executive Chef Weaver with fresh blueberries and mint leaves before being combined with homemade simple syrup. The cool and refreshing combination gives the drink its signature flavor. 

Caesar Over Mesquite Salad

Salt Creek Grille’s Caesar over Mesquite Salad

For a unique take on an old classic, try Salt Creek Grille’s Caesar over Mesquite Salad, an appetite icebreaker that features mesquite-grilled romaine as a base, topped with freshly shaved asiago and house-made caesar dressing, served with focaccia croutons. Add grilled-to-order sliced steak, Jidori chicken breast, sustainable salmon, or perfectly prepared shrimp to satisfy your summer cravings further!

Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad: Toasted red quinoa, shredded broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, sunflower seeds, roasted beets, dried cranberries, Fuji apples, and feta cheese

Longing for a salad as your entrée? Look no further than the restaurant’s Superfood Salad, made with toasted red quinoa, shredded broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, sunflower seeds, roasted beets, dried cranberries, Fuji apples, and feta cheese, this salad truly has it all. Drizzled with a lime vinaigrette dressing, this dish is delicious and will keep you on track! 

Creek Burger

Creek Burger

Creek Burger: Ground short rib, chuck and brisket, house spread of caramelized onion and bacon jam, topped with arugula and aged white cheddar cheese. All served on a brioche bun.

For a hearty meal, the Creek Burger is a delectable choice, made with ground short rib, chuck and brisket, house spread of caramelized onion and bacon jam, topped with arugula and aged white cheddar cheese. It’s all served on a brioche bun, and your mouth will water just reading the menu. Truffle asiago fries make for the perfect side—sure to leave you full and satisfied. 

Steak Frites

steak frites

Steak Frites: a mesquite-grilled flat iron steak exquisitely paired with grilled tomatoes and béarnaise

Wow your tastebuds with Steak Frites, a mesquite-grilled flat iron steak exquisitely paired with grilled tomatoes and béarnaise for added flavor. Also served with a side of crowd-favorite asiago garlic fries, this dish is a great fit for an upscale version of classic steak on the grill. 

Cauliflower Steak

Cauliflower Steak

Cauliflower steak

Vegetarians and meat-lovers alike can savor the Cauliflower Steak, which is oven roasted and topped with a butternut squash purée, toasted cashew red quinoa tabbouleh, and chimichurri sauce. It makes for an exotic combination you’ve never tasted before. 

Butter Cake

butter cake

Butter cake, served alongside Thomas Sweet’s vanilla ice cream: topped with sea salt caramel and a berry compote.

Finish off your night with a delicious sweet and salty dessert, Salt Creek Grille’s classic Butter Cake, served alongside Thomas Sweet’s vanilla ice cream: topped with sea salt caramel and a berry compote. This treat will satisfy any last-minute cravings and seal the deal on an amazing meal. 

Can’t make it in before summer is out? Join Salt Creek Grille this September for their next event.

Upcoming Event: The Italians Are Coming!

After many trips to Italy, Operating Partner Hugh Preece has brought in an extensive collection of wine treasures to taste. Join Salt Creek Grille for their 3rd Annual “The Italians Are Coming” event to explore, sample, and taste wines from over 20 vineyards and talk to the producers in person! Enjoy a cocktail-style reception with pairings from Executive Chef Wally Weaver to top it off. The event will be Thursday, September 19, at 6 p.m. All ticket sales will go through Eventbrite and are final. Pre-order tickets for $45, or grab one at the door for $55. 

Salt Creek Grille – Princeton
Forrestal Village
1 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ
609-419-4200

 

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