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I vote for lamb. And who’s serving Easter dinner (UPDATED)…

I vote for lamb. And who’s serving Easter dinner (UPDATED)…

Spring may have arrived with snow, but soon enough we’ll be frolicking through the meadows. Those meadows always make me think of lamb, which is usually my choice for Easter dinner (and, of course, it’s popular for Passover, too).  But in a recent article in the New York Times, Julia Moskin bemoaned America’s reluctance to embrace lamb. It … Continue reading

Winning Perfect Peach Pie recipe – North NJ

Winning Perfect Peach Pie recipe – North NJ

I love that a vegan peach pie won the blue ribbon – and $300 – for best North NJ entry in the recent “Perfect Peach Pie” contest run by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council! More than 50 “perfect peach pies” were submitted to judges at ten farmers markets across the state, competing for two grand prizes … Continue reading

I’ll have a side of opera with that!

Enjoy some high art with your fine dining at The Frog & The Peach in New Brunswick on August 6. Their “Night at The Opera” event is an evening of Italian Opera and food and wine, with singer Annamaria Stefanelli. Ms. Stefanelli will perform arias from some of the most beloved repertoire of Italian Opera, and Chef Bruce Lefebvre will … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Notes

We’re closing in on turkey day, and here are some options I’ve received information about for dinner in area restaurants: Dinner is served at Tre Piani in Forrestal Village (I’ll be there with my family again this year!), Noon to 6:00pm, $49 per person (less for kids).  Their dinner last year was so good, heirloom turkey … Continue reading

How about Mother’s Day brunch or dinner at…

Brothers Moon in Hopewell (and check out their seasonal asparagus dishes). Tre Piani in Forrestal Village is open Noon-6:00pm, a la carte with special additions. Chauncy Conference Center in a beautiful setting in Princeton. The Frog and The Peach in New Brunswick.  While you’re there, check out the new menu, which includes a 3-course Frugal … Continue reading

Easter Brunch or Dinner

If you’re not into cooking for Easter on April 12, here are some dining out ideas at some of the area’s finest restaurants. Tre Piani,  at Forrestal Village in Plainsboro, is open for Easter (and Mother’s Day on May 10) from 11am to 4pm, $49 per adult ($14.99 for kids up to 12, free for 6 … Continue reading