Springing for Easter & Passover Meals


Kelly Drive. Photo by Rachel Baker.

If the thought of preparing a Passover seder feels like one more plague this year. Or if cooking Easter brunch or supper seems too “eggs-travagant,” there are several area restaurants that will do the cooking for you. Here’s a list of meals to-go and a few in-person options for each holiday too.


PASSOVER MEALS


Abe Fisher

Meal: Passover Dinner for two

When: 1st night of Passover (Saturday, March 27)

Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up on March 27 between 2-4 p.m. or delivery

Menu:

Matzo & Spreads

Housemade Everything Spice Matzo

Borscht Tartare, Carrot-Walnut Charoset, & Chicken Rillette

Matzo Ball Soup

Coffee-Braised Brisket with Onion, Carrots, Potatoes

Sweet Potato-Apple Kugel

Flourless Chocolate-Almond Tart with Pomegranate

Note: Meal is prepared and just needs to be re-heated.

Price: $100

Details: https://abe-fisher.square.site



Matzah Toffee Bark. Photo courtesy of Feast Your Eyes.

Feast Your Eyes Passover Dinner To-Go

Meal: Passover dinner

When: Friday, March 26, Saturday, March 27

Pick up/Delivery: At Front & Palmer in the South Kensington Arts District. Delivery in the city available.

Menu:

Seder Plate for table

First courses: Chicken Soup with Matzah Balls or Orchard Salad with Apples, Sundried Cranberries, Walnuts*

Second courses: Housemade Gefilte Fish Terrine or Mezza Plate with Eggplant Zaalouk, Tomato & Pepper Taktouka, Moroccan Carrots*

Main Courses: Beef Brisket with Dried Fruit, Herb Crusted Salmon, Chicken with Capers, Artichokes, Lemons, Eggplant Braciole with Roasted Cauliflower, Trumpet Mushrooms, Confit of Tomatoes*

Sides: Asparagus with Preserved Lemons* Braised Carrots Zimmes* Yukon Mashed Potatoes* Strawberry Applesauce*

Desserts: Raspberry and Chocolate Macaroons, Mocha Fudge Cake,

Berries with Aquafaba* and Pastry Chef Neomie Eliezer's Matzah Toffee Bark.* Served with Locally Roasted Coffee, and Tazo Teas.

*Items are vegan

Note: Get complete dinner including seder plate or a la carte.

Price: varies

Details: https://feastyoureyescatering.com/feastwellfoodsmenu/passover

Cantina Feliz in Ft Washington

Meal: Passover Dinner with a Mexican twist

When: March 27 through April 1

Pick up/Delivery: In the restaurant, socially-distanced with limited capacity. Also available for take out.

Menu:

First course: King Salmon Tostada - Malanga chip tostada topped with king salmon, mango, jicama and pineapple.

Soup: Matzo Ball Soup: A fresh take on the restaurant's tortilla soup with red chile, avocado and chicken

Entree: Braised Short Rib Taco: Morita Chile bbq brisket topped with chipotle slaw and served on Boston bibb lettuce cup.

Note: Only available at Ft. Washington location, not Fairmount location (in the restaurant formerly called La Calaca Feliz).

Price: $21.95 for all three courses. Also available à la carte.

Details: https://www.cantinafeliz.com

Constellation Culinary

Meal: Family-style Passover Seder

Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up starts March 26 and runs throughout the holiday. Delivery available starting March 26.

Menu:

First course: Chicken Liver Mousse, Matzah basket, Matzah Ball Soup, Gefilte Fish, Salade Verte

Entrees: Braised Beef Brisket, Citrus-Rosemary Brined Chicken Breast

Sides: Roasted Baby Carrots, Haricots Verts, Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Potato Latkes

Dessert: Strawberry Elderflower Mousse, Raspberry Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Covered Matzah, Mixed Berries

Note: Includes parsley, maror, shankbone, hard boiled egg, charoset and bitter herb for seder plate

Price: $90 per adult/$45 per child under 12 (minimum of 4 guests)

Details: https://constellationculinary.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/CCG-Spring-Holiday-Menu-Collection-2021.pdf


Photo courtesy of High Street Market Hospitality Group.

Fork

Meal: Passover Dinner Box for Two

When: Saturday, March 27 afternoon

Pick up/Delivery: Pick up available. Dinner is also available in-house on March 27, alongside the restaurant's dinner menu.

Menu:

Main course: Braised Short Rib or Seared Arctic Char (select 1)

Sides: Carrot Salad, Smoked Trout Rillette, Wilted Spring Greens (includes all)

Dessert: Flourless Chocolate Charoset Cake

Note: Seder Plate with shank bone, egg, parsley, horseradish and charoset available.

Price: $150

Details: https://www.exploretock.com/forkrestaurant/experience/239662/passover-dinner-box-for-two?date=2021-03-27&size=1&time=12%3A00


High Street Philly

(High Street is in its new home at 101 S. 9th Street)

Meal: Passover Box Dinner

When: Saturday, March 27

Pick up/Delivery: Pick up afternoon or evening of March 27.

Menu:

Entree: Braised Brisket or Seared Salmon (select 1)

Sides: Matzoh ball soup, Chicken liver mousse with homemade matzoh crackers, Roasted vegetables and charoset (includes all)

Dessert: Flourless Chocolate Cake

Note: Seder plate with shank bone, parsley, horseradish and egg can be added.

Price: $50 per person

Details: https://www.exploretock.com/highstreetonmarket/


Frieda

Meal: Passover Dinner

When: Friday, March 26

Pick Up/Delivery: Friday, March 26. Pick up 2-4 p.m. Delivery 4:30-6 p.m. (to 19106, 19107, 19102, 19103)

Menu:

Appetizer: Charoset

Entree: Braised Brisket with port wine sauce or Black Cod with Citrus Miso Glaze

Sides: Tzimmes, Potato latkes, baked ratatouille, Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad with citrus Vinaigrette

Note: Matzah Ball Soup, Frieda's Orange Cake or Fresh Fruit can be added for #3 each.

Price: $17 per meal.

Details: https://friedaforgenerations.com/dinner-meal-plan/


Classic Cake in Cherry Hill

Meal: Passover desserts

When: Saturday, 3/27

Pick up/Delivery: Pick up only. At Cherry Hill location.

Menu: Plain or chocolate-dipped macaroons, Flourless chocolate cake and more.

Note: Like all of the Passover foods, these are not Passover-style (not strictly Kosher for Passover).

Price: varies

Details: https://classiccake.com/shop/


Passover Gifts And if you want to send a Passover gift to someone who can’t be at your table this year, check out the selection at the National Museum of American Jewish History Gift Shop. Choose a matzah face mask, 10 plagues glasses for kids, or a new seder plate. Details: https://www.judaicashop.net/c-676-passover.aspx


EASTER MEALS


Constellation Culinary

Photo courtesy of Constellation Culinary.

Meal: Family-style Easter Meal

When: Friday, April 2-Sunday, April 4

Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up in the Studebaker Building, 667 N.Broad Street on 4/2. Delivery available on April 2 through April 4.

Menu:

Appetizers: Classic Deviled Eggs, Cream of Asparagus Soup, Spring Crudite, Ricotta Crostini, Greek Lamb Meatballs (select 1)

Entrees: Honey Citrus Glazed Ham, Rosemary Garlic Lamb Roast, Slow Braised Beef Bourguignon, Grilled Salmon, Lemon Sage Grilled Chicken. (select 2)

Sides: Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Classic Baked Mac & Cheese, Truffled Saffron Risotto, Haricots Verts, Grilled Asparagus, Charred Broccolini, Snow Pea & Fennel Salad, Salade Verte, Parker House Rolls. (select 3)

Dessert: Challah Bread Pudding, Lemon Poundcake, Mini Warm Valrhona Chocolate Cakes, Fresh Berries. Dessert options for kids: Fruity Peddled Cheesecake Bite, Peeps Skilley S’Mores, White & Dark Chocolate Bunny Bark, Easter Basket Cupcake. (select 1)

Note: Hors d’oeuvres can be added.

Price: $65 per adult/$25 per child under 12 (minimum of 4 guests)

Details: https://constellationculinary.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/CCG-Spring-Holiday-Menu-Collection-2021.pdf


Garces Trading Company

Meal: Easter for two

When: Varies

Pick Up/Delivery: Available.

Menu:

Entree: Sliced Pineapple-Glazed Ham with Golden Raisin Mustard Sauce OR Kofta Spice Rubbed Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate Glaze, Ensalada Verde (select 1)

Sides: Garlic Mozzarella Mashed Potatoes

Honey Turmeric Carrots, Judias Verdes, Hot Cross Buns

Dessert: Lemon Blueberry Tarts

Note: Order by March 31st

Price: $110-150

Details: https://garcestradingcompany.com/packages?mc_cid=319c27d5a7&mc_eid=c6ace9b31b#occasionshttp://


Photo courtesy High Street Hospitality Group.

High Street Philly

Available: Easter Basket

When: In the shop the week prior to Easter and on the Easter Bake Sale page starting March 24.

Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up only. At High Street Philly starting Saturday, April 3 and at Fork on Sunday, April 4.

Menu:

Includes Madeleines, Macarons, Coconut Macaroons, "Peeps", Mini Carrot Cake, Pistachio-Rose White Chocolate Bark, Merengues

Note: Also, Challah and cinnamon raisin challah, cinnamon buns, easter baskets, flourless chocolate cake and carrot cake will be offered online starting on March 24 for pick up.

Price: varies

Details: https://www.exploretock.com/highstreetonmarket/


Sofitel Hotel

Meal: Family Style Easter Brunch

When: Sunday, April 4

Pick Up/Delivery: On-site event

Menu: Order off special Easter Menu including

Appetizers: Shrimp Cocktail, Caesar salad, Grilled Asparagus, Feta, Spring Onion Salad

Sliced Seasonal Fruit Display, Charcuterie, Cheese, and Bread Display

Entrees: Pan Seared Salmon, Glazed Pit Ham, Garlic Roasted Prime Rib,

Vegetable and Local Smoked Cheddar Frittata, Parsnip and Potato Mash, Truffled Crab Macaroni and Cheese

Desserts: Strawberry & Elderflower Frasier, Fruit Tarts, Assorted Cream Puffs,

Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Popsicle, Lavender Madeleines.

Note: Comes with complimentary glass of bubbly.