Have you firmed-up your Thanksgiving Plans? Below are some suggestions....
Monday, November 14, 2011 • 7:01am
Thanksgiving Dinner at Boulevard Five 72 in Kenilworth
Try something new this Thanksgiving season. Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends at Boulevard Five 72 in Kenilworth. Dinner will be served from 1 to 8 pm. Cost: $55 per person, $17 for children ages 3 to 10. For reservations and information, Call: 908.709.1200.
Take a Cooking Class at Boulevard 572
Join Chef Scott Snyder at his Annual Cooking Class for children ages 5 and up. Kids will be taught how to prepare Gnocchi, Chocolate Truffles, and Mini Apple Pies. In addition, class participants and their parents can enjoy brunch. Cost: $30 for kids, includes: the cooking class and brunch; $28 for adults, which includes a typical Boulevard 572 Sunday brunch. Call for reservations and information: 908.709.1200. Boulevard 572 is located at 572 Boulevard, Kenilworth.
Thanksgiving Dinner from Deli King of Linden
The menu features:
Appetizers: Chopped Liver; Matzoh Ball Soup or Mushroom Barley Soup; Fresh Health Salad.
Entrée: Roast Turkey with Stuffing, Giblet Gravy; Fresh Cranberry Sauce;
Side Dishes: (Choice of Two) Candied Sweet Potatoes, Vegetables, Kasha Varnishkes, Cole Slaw, Potato Kugel, Egg Barley & Mushrooms, Noodle Kugel,
Assorted Pickle Tray, Challah.
Price Per Person: $28.95 Plus 7% Tax.
Other Items Available: Stuffed Derma & Gravy, Sliced Brisket, Stuffed Cabbage, Israeli Salad.
Free Delivery on any Holiday order,
Deli King of Linden, 628 West St. Georges, Avenue, Linden: Call and ask for Eddie: 908.925.3909. www.delikinglinden.com
Thanksgiving at The Bernards Inn
The Bernards Inn, offers two options for Thanksgiving. The Grand Buffet with seatings from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Cost: Adults:$59, Children 5 to 12: $29; Children 2 to 4:$15; (Children under under 4 years, no charge.)
Seatings for three course prix-fixe dinner: 1 to 7 p.m. Cost: Adults: $75; Children two to 12 years: $35. For reservation and information: Call The Bernards Inn: 908.766.0002.
Thanksgiving Dinner at The Frog and The Peach
Serving Dinner from 1 to 7 p.m. Features 3 Course Prix Fixe Menu. Cost: $54 per person; $16 for children: (Excluding beverages, tax, and tip).
Dinner features:Turkey and all the trimmings plus selections from The Frog and The Peach autumn menu. The Frog and The Peach, 29 Dennis Street, New Brunswick: Call for reservations and information: 732.846.3216.
Happy Thanksgiving from The Spanish Tavern in Mountainside
The Spanish Tavern will be open and serving Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 9:30 p.m.
Soup of the day: Escarole Soup
Choice of Chorizo Tapa or Shrimp-in-Garlic Tapa
Roast Turkey, gravy, stuffing prepared with many delicious ingredients, sweet potatoes, fresh cranberry relish, Castilian red cabbage, with traditional Spanish Tavern Stuffing prepared with with chestnuts, mashed potatoes and gravy.
Coffee or tea and choice of Flan, Pumpkin Cheese Cake, or Chocolate Cake. Price, $22.95 per person plus tax and tip; Children: Half Price, plus tax and tip. Call for reservations and information: 908.232.2171.
An Alternative: Let the Spanish Tavern Prepare Your Thanksgiving Dinner. These items will be prepared and boxed for takeout: Roasted Turkey ready for carving; Spanish Tavern Stuffing; Green Beans and Carrots; Giblets; Gravy; Fresh Cranberry Relish; Yams and Mashed Potatoes;
Dinner Rolls; Pumpkin Pie or Apple pie.
14 lb. Turkey (6-8 People) $120
18 lb. Turkey (9-10 People) $130
20 lb. Turkey (11-12 People) $160
Your order will be prepared and boxed for take-out! Give a Gift of Spanish Hospitality: Receive a $15 Bonus for every $50 worth of Gift Certificates purchased.
The Spanish Tavern, 1239 Route 22, Mountainside: Call for reservations, information or place your order for Take-Out Thanksgiving Dinner: 908.232.2171.
Visit the Stage House Inn for Thanksgiving
3 Course Prixe Fixe Menu includes a selection of featured dishes: Appetizers: chestnut soup, sour cream, cayenne pepper; cinnamon-cured smoked salmon, celery root and apple purée, pumpernickel toast; arugula salad,apples, sun dried cranberries, pine nuts, blue cheese, port wine vinaigrette; sweet potato gnocchi, dates, scallions, crushed pecans and blue cheese; garden salad, shaved red onion, carrots and plum tomatoes in balsamic vinaigrette; smoked duck breast and duck prosciutto, with green lentil salad, port wine reduction; entrees: Potato crusted tilapia, Swiss chard, diced tomato and oyster mushrooms, port wine butter sauce, grilled salmon, roasted asparagus, shrimp risotto, mustard dill butter sauce, pork tenderloin, hash of diced sweet potatoes, apple, and sun dried cranberries, bacon and scallion, cardamom cream, red wine demi-glaze; traditional roast turkey, cornbread and chorizo sausage stuffing, whipped potatoes,roasted root vegetables, cranberry sauce, and classic turkey gravy; center cut filet mignon, roasted garlic potato gratin, roasted root vegetables, peppercorn sauce, ($9 supplement). A selection of Desserts: molten chocolate cake with raspberry whipped cream; traditional pumpkin pie with spiced whipped cream, chocolate mousse tower, fresh berries.
Cost: Adults: $34 per person in the tavern; $39 per person in the dining room; (plus tax and 20% gratuity): Children’s Menu available for 12 and under: $19 per child: (plus tax and 20% gratuity).
For your convenience, The Stage House has complete dinner packages to go. Give them a call and they’ll be happy to serve you. Scotch Plains: 908.322. 4224: Sopressata: 732. 873.3990; Stage House Tavern 366 Park Ave., Scotch Plains: 1719 Amwell Road, Sopressata.
Then again, you’re welcome to visit John’s Meat Market, 389 Park Ave, Scotch Plains and order your turkey and fixings: Call: 908.322.7126, or Hind and Fore at State Road 28, Bridgewater: Call: 908.722.6393
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