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, continues to offer many special events and cooking classes, and is a great place to put together a creative gift basket for your honey. Maybe with Greek honey.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day all weekend at the Rocky Hill Inn.  For February 11-14, Chef Evan has prepared a special Three course prix-fixe menu for $65, which includes a Champagne toast and special Valentine gift.  Plus, there’s a special chocolate and wine tasting on February 24: Roger Kissling, sommelier, Gallo & Co. will be talking about wines and artisinal chocolatier, Diane Pinder of Donna & Company will be discussing the world of chocolate  ($55).

Enjoy romantic foods like figs, honey, oysters, chocolate and more at Rat’s Restaurant on Valentine’s Day.  $80, or $135 with five wine pairings. Call 609-584-7800 quick as a wink to reserve.

In Hopewell, the Brothers Moon serves their 10th annual “Aphrodisiac Menu” on Valentine’s Day.  Just the choice of entrees alone makes my heart beat faster: Roasted chicken breast, grape and fennel seed farrotto, fontina fondue, or seared scallops with star anise dust, honey-roasted potato, spinach and red pepper aioli, or cocoa accented grilled lamb loin, cherry,mint-honey sauce and braised greens, pine nut cous-cous.

Celebrity Chefs Reunite at Eno Terra on March 6 at an elegant evening to benefit the Parkinson Alliance featuring the talents of Claudia Fleming, Jonathan Benno, and Christopher Albrecht. For information and reservations:

The Parkinson Alliance PO Box 308, Kingston NJ 08528
609.688.0870 www.parkinsonalliance.org
OR
Eno Terra 4484 Route 27, Kingston, NJ 08528
609.497.1777 www.enoterra.com

And stay tuned for Princeton Pi Day!  Your’s truly will be judging a PIE (get it?) contest at the Nassau Inn!

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