With rain coming our way for the next few days the weekend will be a perfect chance to have dinner outdoors and enjoy the view of the New York Skyline at Waterside in North Bergen. Located on the Hudson River and just minutes away from New York City, Waterside is an amazing restaurant to get that New York City Vibe without paying such an expensive toll. Offering a variety of seafood and land food for lunch and dinner you cannot go wrong with this choice for the weekend.
Be sure to start off with the Frutti Di Mare Tower, two or three tier. This tower is specifically for the seafood lovers and includes, oysters, little neck clams, shrimp cocktail, colossal crab meat, an Alaskan king crab leg, and a cracked jumbo Florida stone crab claw. For the main course the two most popular choices are the Seared Salmon and the Seared Filet Mignon. If you need any help making a decision on a side dish the Truffled Mac and Cheese is a MUST! Now to end your meal you can go either way for dessert with the Big Chocolate Cake served with fresh cream and hazelnut ice cream or the Strawberry Cheesecake served with sorbet.
Is your dad an avid cook or a passionate baker? Does he have an undying love for culinary art? Make his Father’s Day an unforgettable one with any of these awesome foodie gift ideas. This Sunday is all about celebration—celebrating the main man in your life: dad. So treat him like the king he is and spoil him with the most delectable delights!
A Tool Kit Filled with Sugary Surprises
Magnolia Bakery has the perfect way to sweetly show dad how much you love him—incorporating a fun twist. The bakery’s unique idea of a “Tool Kit” is designed specifically for dad, commending him for all of his hard work. The Tool Kit is filled with delicious bakery items, including an assortment of classic cupcakes decorated with golf, sports, tie, and tool kit embellishments. What better tool is there than a cupcake? Buy dad a new tool kit for his day—his stomach will surely be pleased!
In addition to Earlybird Fridays, Jacobs will be serving up his $5 plates for games 2 (this Sunday, June 9th) and 5 (next Sunday, June 16th) at Blackbird. Rejoice with Heat fans on the patio while watching the game on Blackbird's huge projection screen. In addition to his regular menu, Jacobs will feature a dish from his Eat like the Heat menu for $5 as well. He'll be serving up the same dish that the Miami Heat ate that day before the game! Possibilities include healthy items, such as the DWade Wrap or Norris Cole Turkey Meatball with sauce.
The Smith, one of New York’s divine bistros, puts a delectable twist on American/French cuisine. This casual venue is spreading its unique tastiness throughout the city, operating three flourishing locations: The Smith East Village on Third Avenue, The Smith Midtown in the heart and soul of Manhattan, and The Smith at Lincoln Center.
The breakfast, lunch and dinner menus present innovative fare to all customers—from your traditional breakfast Pancakes on the griddle with whipped ricotta, salted caramel and toasted pine nuts to a Pot of Mussels for dinner prepared with chardonnay broth, tarragon, Dijon and a side of fries. Whichever time of the day you choose to explore The Smith’s different menus, your mouth will surely water.
Calling all fried food fans, Pommes Frites has one word for you: fries. Specializing in everything ‘authentic Belgian fries,’ Pommes Frites is not your typical food joint. It has created a must-try fried innovation. And the shop’s name, Pommes Frites, means exactly that—fries.
Even though Pommes Frites does not supply many seats, they guarantee that customers will discover “the tastiest treat in town.” The fries are made from exceptional freshly fried potatoes—strictly soft on the inside with a crunchy outer skin. Once the fries are hot and superbly succulent, they are packaged in a unique way—with original European paper cones. The shop itself provides a European culture experience to all who visit, creating a charming and welcoming ambiance.
Decadently luscious cream cheese filling softly lies within its sturdy red velvet borders. Dark fudge cake, malted milk mousse and caramelized white chocolate ice cream play together in their sinfully divine party. Fluffy doughnuts bathe themselves in the most luxurious hot strawberry jam bath. Coconut shows off its sassiness with grilled pineapple, coconut mousse and spiced rum syrup.
Molten Red Velvet Cake, Chocolate Three Ways, Hot Fluffernutter Donuts, and Drunken Coconut are only a few of the delectable delights featured on the David Burke Kitchen dessert menu. It is clear through this divinely sweet preview that David Burke Kitchen takes cuisine—from taste to presentation—to a new level of excellence. From the intricate thought put into the beautifully crafted designs each plate presents, you can tell that the chefs take joy in their food artistry.
With a charming outdoor seating area along the tree-lined sidewalk of 73rd Street, Casimir & Co. brings the taste of French bistro fare to the Upper East Side. After the success of Casimir & Co.’s sister restaurant in the East Village, owner Mario Carta along with fellow French restaurateur Patrick Laurent expanded their brand uptown. Diners looking for authentic French bistro fare without the stuffiness often associated with French dining will find themselves at home in the comfortable, laid-back atmosphere four in the bi-level Casimir & Co.