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Easter & Passover Dinner In Princeton

Easter & Passover Dinner In Princeton

This Easter and Passover may look different given today’s times. We’ve rounded up 8 local places that are offering catered Easter and/or Passover meals for you to enjoy with you family at home.

 

CHEZ ALICE CATERING

*delivery

Chez Alice’s Easter Menu includes Appetizers of Brie & Raspberry or Apricot Tarlets; Sesame Chicken Skewers; and Deviled Eggs. Entrees choices are Sliced Applewood Smoked Ham with Pineapple Glaze; and Fresh Roast Turkey Breast served with Cranberry Chutney & Pan Gravy. They are pairing this with sides of Roasted Potatoes with Garlic & Rosemary; Peas with Carrots, Broccoli and Cauliflower; and Spring Mix Greens, Mandarin Oranges, Sliced Strawberries & Candied Pecans in their Pear Vinaigrette. Desserts include an assorted tray with Mini Cannoli, Lemon Bars, Pecan Squares, Apple Crumb Bites, Mini Chocolate & Coconut Squares and assorted Rugelach.

Cost is $175 for up to 5 people; $300 for up to 10 and includes free delivery. You can order it hot or cold. Orders need to be placed by NOON ON THURSDAY 4/9. Meals will be delivered on Sunday 4/12 between 10AM-7PM. Place your order at ChezAlice.com or by calling 609-737-1199.

 

SEASONS 52

*curbside pick up | 3535 US-1, Princeton

Season 52’s Easter Menu includes entrees like Glazed Spiral Ham Dinner (sliced spiral ham with honey-brown sugar glaze) or Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin with thyme and red wine jus, both served with Roasted French Green Beans and a choice of either Sweet Potato Mash with Maple-Pecan Streusel or Yukon Masked Potatoes, as well as a choice of field greens or romaine caesar. There are 6 Mini Indulgences including Raspberry Chocolate Chip Cannoli, Belgian Chocolate S’Mores, Southern Pecan Pie and a Featured Mini Indulgence. You can also order sides that serve 4-6 people including Roasted French Green Beans ($12), Sweet Potato Mashed with Maple-Pecan Streusel ($12), Crab Polenta ($16) and Mac ’N’ Cheese ($12). They have 6 Mini Indulgences available for $15, as well as Mimosas to Go.

Curbside pick up is available starting Friday, April 10 between 12PM-8PM. Dinners will be chilled and ready to warm at home. Their full takeout menu will also be available for pick up on Sunday, April 12 from 10AM-6PM. Call 609-799-2152.

 

THE PEACOCK INN

*pick up |  20 Bayard Ln, Princeton

The Easter Menu at The Peacock Inn is $115/person and includes a choice of garden salad, Washington Crossing salad with greens, spiced pecans, cranberries, goat cheese and fig vinaigrette; Pasta Salad with rotini pasta, red onions, black olives, feta cheese, roasted red pepper, red vinegar & olive oil; President’s Caesar Salad with romaine hearts, cherry tomato, croutons, shaved Grana Padano cheese, Parmesan and anchovy dressing or Deviled Eggs with dill relish, Dijon mustard and Paprika.

Mains include the choice of Chicken Coq au Vin, Teriyaki Salmon, Black Truffle Mushroom Spinach Risotto or Flank Steak. You can also pick dessert: Mango Cheesecake, Creme Brûlée or Chocolate Mousse.

Find the full menu at https://www.genesis-hospitality.com/pci/menus/TPI_Easter_2020.pdf

All orders must be placed by 4/10. Call for more details and to place your order 609-924-1707.

 

LUCY’S KITCHEN

*curbside pick up | 830 State Rd #3, Princeton

Passover ordering is now open at Lucy’s Kitchen . Choices include Brisket ($38), Pan-Seared Salmon with Green Sauce ($36) and Smothered Chicken ($34). All dinners include a pint of Chicken Consomme, 2 Matzo Balls, Potato Vegetable Kugel, as well as a choice of Honey Glazed Whole Baby Carrots or Asparagus, as well as Chocolate Covered Macaroon for dessert.

You can also order a Sedar Plate ($13/ea); Chocolate Dipped Matzo Bark with Dried Fruits and Nuts ($10/ea); Flourless Chocolate Torte (6” round | $35); Extra Brisket (1 lb — 4-5 slices with sauce; $32); Honey Glazed Whole Baby Carrots (large | $13); Chocolate Dipped Macaroons (6 pieces | $13); Potato Vegetable Kugel (serves 1 | $5); Asparagus (1lb. $16).

Orders must be placed by Monday, 4/6 and will be ready for pick up on Wednesday. Please bring your order number! Order online at https://www.lucystogo.com/passover/.  Lucy's will be posting their Easter menu by Tuesday.

 

MCCAFFREYS

  *Pick Up at McCaffrey’s | 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton

McCaffrey’s is offering an Easter Menu, Family-Sized Easter Menu, as well as a Passover Menu. McCaffrey’s will be closed on Easter Sunday (you can pick up Saturday or any day before). The Easter menu offers: a full Prime Rib Dinner, Roasted Racks of Lamb, Turkey options, Spiraled Ham and Three Cheese Lasagna. A variety of sides include lobster bisque, steamed green beans, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, herbed bread stuffing and moore. Pricing starts at $199 and includes main, sides and dessert and services 6-14 people, depending on your selection.

You can order by phone (609-683-1600), in-store or online. Easter Orders must be placed by Wednesday at 5PM. They must be picked up on Saturday, 4/11 by 5PM. There are instruction sheets for reheating. Find the full menus at https://mccaffreys.com/departments/prepared-foods/seasonal-favorites/

McCaffrey’s Passover Menu includes choices of Kosher Style Brisket for 6-8 or for 1, as well as Kosher-Style Turkey. Sides including Potato Latkes, Applesauce, Steamed Green Beans, Matzo Ball Soup and Flourless Chocolate Cake are on the menu. You can also pick from Kosher-Style items a la carte like Rose Geranium Salmon ($19.49/lb), All Natural Boneless Turkey Breast ($12.99/lb); Sweet & Sour Chicken Breast ($7.99/lb); Potato Latkes ($7.99/lb); Matzo Ball Soup ($5.99/pt) and more. The menu is available 4/3-4/16 and orders require 48 hours notice. You can order by phone, in-store or online.

 

THE MEETING HOUSE

 *277 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 

The Meeting House is offering an Easter Family Meal for Four ($85) or Meal for Six ($120) that includes (pick 2) Zucchini Bread; Artisinal Salad; Buttermilk Biscuits, as well as Entrees (pick 2): Pancakes (plain, blueberry, nutella); Fried Chicken; Rotisserie Chicken, Wester Ross Scottish Salmon; Vegan Bite; Sides (pick 2) Mashed Potatoes, Apple Coleslaw, Broccoli, Carrots, Bacon, Brussel Sprouts, Buttermilk Biscuits. It also includes Dessert (pick 2) of Carrot Cake, Brownies with Caramel Sauce; Giant Chocolate Cookies.

You can pick up Sunday, April 12 from 11:30AM-7:00PM.

The Easter Cookie Decorating Kit includes 12 assorted cookies, 5 bags of icing, sprinkles, decorating tips & tricks. ($25)

The Meeting House is offering a family-style take out menu, availble for pick up on Sunday, April 12 from 11:30AM-7:00PM. They also have an Easter Cookie Decorating Kit, which you can pick up Saturday or Sunday.  Find more information on their website https://www.meetinghouseprinceton.com/online-ordering/the-meeting-house/menu/order-settings

 

 

FRIDGE2TABLE

*delivery

Fridge2Table's Easter Menu includes Red Wine Braised Short Ribs, Potato Gratin, Roasted Asparagus, Baby Greens Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette.

Cost is $40/person and includes delivery — on Sunday, April 12. Minimum Order is for 2 people.

Their Passover Menu includes starters of Matzo Ball Soup and Mini Sweet & Sour Meatballs, along with Baby Green Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette. The Main Dish is Tzimmes-Style Roasted Chicken with apples, carrots, onions, sweet potatoes and dried plums., along with Roasted Asaparagus and Crispy Potato Kugel. Cost is $45/person (minimum 2 people) and includes delivery for Wednesday, April 8. Find more details at fridge2table.com.

 

ACACIA RESTAURANT
*pick up | 2637 Main Street, Lawrenceville 

Acacia's Easter menu includes an entree that serves 4 -- including: Whole Roasted Griggstown Chicken with garlic jus ($95), Sliced Honey Glazed Ham with pineapple chutney ($95); Pan Roasted Salmon with lemon dill butter ($115); and Herb Crusted Leg of Lamb with rosemary jus ($135), along with a choice of mixed greens or a caesar salad and a choice of 2 sides: Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Potato Au Gratin, Mixed Roasted Vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms), Honey Glazed Carrots, Roasted Asparagus or Sauteed Green Beans. Orders must be placed by Thursday, 4/9. Scheduled pick up time is on Saturday, 4/11 from 11AM-7PM. 

You can add on Eater additions for $25/each that feeds up to 6 people. This includes Poato Salad with pickled mustard seed, red onion and celery; Pear Salad with spring mix, dried cranberries, gorgonzola, spiced cashews and honey balsamic; Roasted Beet Salad with arugula, goat cheese, pomegranate, citrus vinaigrette; Penne Primavera with spring vegetables, basil pesto; Penne Pomidoro with plum tomato sauce and basil; Penne Vodka; Shrimp Bisque and Broccoli Cheddar Soup. They have a whole coffee cake available for $18.

Call in your order 609-895-9885.

BAKED GOODS

LILLIPIES BAKERY

*Curbside Pickup | 301 North Harrison Street, Princeton

LiLLiPiES is offering holiday desserts of 4” flourless chocolate cakes ($8) and “YouBake” hot cross buns ($15). Call 609-423-2100 to place your order with a credit card. Curbside pickup Tuesday-Saturday. Deliaery available within Princeton Tuesday and Thursday.

 

SWEET GOURMET

*delivery
Sweet Gourmet’s Easter menu includes Easter Cookie Basket of a dozen of each of their best selling cookies including sugar, strawberry, triple chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin ($50); A Decorated Sugar Cookie Bouquet with 6 large and 5 mini decorated sugar cookie lollipops in an Easter Basket (limited quantities)($45); 6” Berry Vanilla Cake that is 3 layers of yellow chiffon cake filled with pastry cream, covered with vanilla buttercream and topped with an assortment of fresh berries ($45); Cookie Decorating Kit that includes 12 delicious sugar cookie cutouts, 3 pastry bags of colored royal icing and 3 packets of sanding sugar and sprinkles ($25)!

Local delivery to Princeton, Montgomery, Lawrence, Plainsboro, West Windsor and Princeton Junction will take place on Saturday, April 11th. There is a $20 minimum order for delivery. Email info@sweetgourmet.biz by Thursday, 4/9 to place your order. You can also send someone you love a sweet treat! Visit sweetgourmet.biz/shop to check out cookie gift boxes.

 

What will you be eating this holiday?

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