Ever fantasize about a Thanksgiving in which you just relaxed and let someone else do all the work preparing a sensational meal? Let that dream become a reality: Numerous area locales prepare full family Thanksgiving meals to dine in or take out.
From the moment he first blew into town and sampled a torpedo-shaped roll still warm from the oven, then followed it with a sandwich from the fabled White House sub shop, Guy Fieri knew it was only a matter of time before he opened a joint in Atlantic City.
Riddle me this: what begins preparation in June, ends in November, involves several hundred staff and will eventually deliver extraordinary, world-class cuisine and beverages in seemingly limitless quantities for 1,200 or so guests?
While it is not as big as the Atlantic City Restaurant Week in March, Somers Point presents a pretty nifty smaller scale culinary Restaurant Week this Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 16. It’s the city’s fifth annual event – offering prix fixe menu pricing for lunch and dinner at 14 participating restaurants throughout the city. And this year the event benefits the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.
Hotel restaurants are a complicated subspecies of the culinary universe. Never easy to pull off, these ventures often find themselves subject to vicissitudes of multiple masters: serving the facility’s visitors, hosting special events and meeting needs of the general dining public.
Restaurant week is the ideal time to visit a restaurant you’ve never visited, at the bargain price of $25.07 for dinner and $11.07 for lunch. With this in mind and in perusing the various menu options, my friend Sally and I settled on The Windjammer, which calls itself a Diner-Bar-Grille.
The city of Somers Point is hosting its annual Restaurant Week now through Nov. 16 with special prix fixe menus at various Somers Point restaurants and bars. Lunch is $11.07 and dinner is $25.07 plus beverages, tax and tip.