valentine1Beginning today, Friday, February 12, through Sunday, February 14, 2016, the Gladstone Tavern, 273 Main Street, Gladstone, New Jersey, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special menu and three nights of live music.

LOVE POTION – Besserat Blanc de Blancs: Reims, France… Amore: Prosecco, Aperol, Red Hibiscus Syrup… Corazon: Herradura Anejo, Cointreau, Cara Cara Orange, Cinnamon-Infused Agave… Passion Cosmo: Tito’s Vodka, Cointreau, Passion Fruit, Lime

FIRST COURSE – Velvet Crab Bisque: Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Nasturtium, Brandy Kiss… Artichoke Heart Shrimp Salad: Heart of Palm, Red Radish, Fennel, Baby Cress, Pink Beet Paint, Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette… Red Ravioli Hearts: Wild Mushroom-Truffle Filling, Shaved Asparagus, Asparagus Essence… Oyster “Menage a Trois”: Two Raw, Two Crisp, Two Rockefeller, Pink Champagne Mignonette, Red Hot Cocktail Sauce

MAIN COURSE – American Red Snapper: lemon-Fennel Emulsion, Baby Pink Beet, Sugar Snap Pea, Wheat Berry “Risotto”… Butter-Poached Maine Lobster: Shelled Whole Lobster, Wilted Spinach, Saffron Risotto, Smoked Tomato Fondue… Barolo-Braised Beef Short Rib: Braised Root Vegetables, Potato Croquet, Fresh Grated Horseradish

DESSERT – Passion Fruit Panna Cotta: Fresh Raspberry, Pink Meringue Kiss, Chocolate Truffles & Caramels… Devil’s Food Cake: Dark Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse, Salted Chocolate Glaze, Marshmallow Sauce, Chocolate Dipped Strawberry

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (908) 234-9055.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Yellow Springs Inn - ExteriorOn Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14, 2016, the Yellow Springs Inn, 1657 Art School Road, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, will be serving a special Valentine’s Day menu from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 pm.

APPETIZERS – Duck & Chestnut in Phyllo: Pieces of Duck, Chestnuts & Herbs, Phyllo Dough, Mushroom Madeira Sauce… Stuffed Portabella Mushroom: Artichoke, Sour Cream & Parmesan Cheese Stuffing, Picante Sauce, Spinach… Oysters Fennel: Freshly Shucked Oysters, Garlic-Fennel Cream Sauce, Brioche Roll… Crab Profiteroles: Pâté Choux Pastry Puffs, Crabmeat, Béarnaise Sauce… Lobster Ravioli: House-Made Ravioli, Cream, Sherry, Lobster Stock Sauce… Artisan Mixed Greens Salad: Pears, Dried Cherries, Candied Pecans, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Raspberry Vinaigrette… Roasted Beet Salad: Roasted Beets, Mixed Greens, Breaded and Sautéed Goat Cheese, Grapefruit Vinaigrette… Wild Mushroom Soup: Cepes, Morels, Cream, Onions & Vegetable Stock… Pheasant Soup: Pheasant Pieces, Wild Rice, Mushrooms, House-Made Pheasant Stock

ENTRÉES – Mélange à la Maison: All-Natural Filet Mignon, Shiitake Sauce, Crab & Lobster Cake, Roasted Corn Sauce… Venison: Medallions of Venison Loin, Port Wine Sauce… Halibut: Filet of Halibut, Macadamia Nut Crust, Tropical Fruit Beurre Blanc… Carre d’Agneau en Croute: Rack of Lamb, Spinach & Mushrooms, encased in Pastry, Madeira Wine Sauce… Prime Dry-Aged Strip Steak: Grilled, Fresh Thyme, Dried Plum Compound Butter, Port Wine Reduction, Crumbled Stilton Cheese

The cost of the Valentine’s Day menu – appetizer, entrée, dessert – is $70.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity). Yellow Springs Inn is a BYOB restaurant.

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (610) 827-7477.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Krazy Kats - Interior 2On Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14, 2016, Krazy Kat’s Restaurant, located in the Inn at Montchanin Village, 528 Montchanin Road, Wilmington, Delaware, will be serving a special romantic dinner menu…

FIRST COURSE – Strawberry & Goat Cheese Truffles: Candied Almond Crust Goat Cheese, Cabernet Reduction

SECOND COURSE (Choice of) – Lobster Tail Ceviche: Cilantro Mango Salsa, Citrus Tapioca, Frisée, Blood Orange Champagne Gastrique… Vegetable Panache: Arugula, Pancetta Tuiles, Belgian Endive, Port Braised Cranberries, Roasted Pistachios, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Butternut Squash Vinaigrette… Greek Wedding Soup: Smoked Lamb Meatballs, Grated Parmesan

THIRD COURSE (Choice of) – Crab Imperial Crusted Blackened Mahi Mahi: Smoked Gouda Dauphine Potatoes, Haricots Verts, Red Pepper Caper Butter… Cast Iron Seared Diver Scallops: Meyer Lemon Risotto, Braised Leeks, Pork Lardon, Foie Gras Gooseberry Emulsion

INTERMEZZO – Raspberry Apple Sorbet

FIFTH COURSE (Choice of) – Filet Mignon Au Poivre: Goat Cheese Whipped Pomme Purée, Roasted Wild Mushrooms, Port Wine Jus, Shaved Asparagus & Fennel Salad… Pancetta Fried Berkshire Pork Tenderloin: Celeriac Hash, Rainbow Swiss Chard, Cherry Bourbon Glaze, Sweet Potato Frites

DESSERTS (Choice of) – Vanilla Bean Cheesecake: Raspberry Infused Lemon Curd, Candied Walnuts, Blood Range Marmalade, Fresh Mint… Flourless Chocolate Tort: Dulce de Leche, Strawberry Balsamic Coulis, Amaretto Chantilly, White Chocolate Covered Strawberries

The cost of the Valentine’s Day dinner special menu is $80.00 per person (plus beverages, tax & gratuity). For more information, or to make reservations, please call (302) 888-4200.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Crystal Springs Resort - Wine Cellar DinnerOn Sunday, February 21, 2016, Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey, will welcome author Warren Bobrow and cocktail expert Christopher James of Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Morristown, NJ, for a “Masters of Mixology” dinner.

This unique event will feature a five-course menu from Executive Chef Anthony Bucco paired with cocktails from New Jersey’s premier mixologists. Mr. Bobrow will demonstrate a cocktail from his popular series of books, with dinner & cocktails to follow in the resort’s award-winning Wine Cellar.

The complete menu and cocktail pairings are noted below…

Amberjack: Blood Orange, Grapefruit, Meyer Lemon

Le Premier: Reyka Vodka, Grapefruit, Tangerine, Champagne

Octopus Chili: Parsnip, Pumpkin Seeds; Sweet River: Glenfiddich 12, Cachaça, Lime Demerara, Regan’s No. 6

Pheasant: Fennel, Pomegranate, Chicory; Monkey Gland: Hendricks Gin, Orange, Grenadine, Absinthe

Lamb: Heirloom Carrots, Honey, Clove; The Corsa Cocktail: Monkey Shoulder Whiskey, Drambuie, Angostura

Yogurt: Poppy Seed, Streusel, Oro Blanco; El Ultimo: Ancho Reyes, Sailor Jerry Rum, Tawny Port

The cost of the “Masters of Mixology” dinner is $150.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity). The event begins with a cocktail reception at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. in the Wine Cellar. Reservations are extremely limited and may be made by calling (844) 207-3203.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Tortilla Press Cantina Cooking ClassChef/proprietor Mark Smith has announced that on Valentine’s Day weekend, Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, 2016, the Tortilla Press in Collingswood, New Jersey, and Tortilla Press Cantina in Merchantville, NJ, will both be serving a special three-course romantic menu…

APPETIZERS – Ceviche Trio: Classic Ceviche, Spicy Scallop & Mexican Shrimp Cocktail with Crispy Tostadas… Esquites Quesadilla: Grilled Fresh Sweet Corn, Sliced Avocado, Cheese… Wild Mushroom, Cheese & Soy Chorizo EmpanadaBacon & Pineapple Guacamole TostadasMexican Caesar SaladSweet Corn Chowder

ENTRÉES – Carne Asada & Chipotle Shrimp Skewer: Served with Chipotle Mashed & Garlic Sautéed Green Beans… Chile Rellano & Twin Cheese Enchiladas: Served with Red Rice & Black Beans… Lobster Tacos: Twin Corn Tortillas, Butter Poached Lobster Meat, Queso Fresco, Avocado Pico de Gallo & Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa… Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken with Strawberry Habañero Salsa: Served with Garlic Sautéed Green Beans and Spinach-Poblano Rice

DESSERTS – Home-Made Flan: Fresh Raspberry Garnish… Chocolate Chip Pecan Brownie SundaeCheesecake Chimicanga: Mixed Berry Salsa

The cost of the special Valentine’s Day weekend menu is $30.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity).

Tortilla Press in Collingswood is a BYOB restaurant. The Tortilla Press Cantina in Merchantville will be serving Valentine’s Day drink specials… Strawberry French 75: Champagne, Vodka, Fresh Strawberries… Chocolate Martini: Stoli Vanilla Vodka, Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur… Rosé Martini: Stoli Orange Vodka, Pomegranate Syrup, Lemonade, Club Soda (All drink specials $9.00).

For more information, or to make reservations, please call Tortilla Press, Collingswood, at (856) 869-3345; and Tortilla Press Cantina, Merchantville, at (856) 356-2050.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Gladstone Tavern - Mardi Gras WeekFrom Friday, February 5, through Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the Gladstone Tavern, 273 Main Street, Gladstone, New Jersey, will be celebrating Mardi Gras Week with Cajun menu specials and live Dixieland music on Friday, February 5th.

LIBATION – Louisiana Hurricane: Gosling’s & Bacardi Rum, Passion Fruit, Lime… French Quarter: Giffard Crème de Peche, Champagne, Lemon, Bitters… Abita Wrought Iron IPA: New Orleans, 6.9% abv

STARTERS – Crawdaddy Gumbo: Crawfish, Andouille Sausage, Okra, Bell Pepper, Celery, Green Onion, Brown Rice… Black Eyed Pea Salad: Crumbled Bacon, Grilled Corn, Bell Pepper, Grape Tomato, Red Onion, Mint… Popcorn Shrimp: Cornmeal-Crusted Rock Shrimp, Creole Cheese Sauce, Upland Cress

ENTRÉES – Fried Oyster “Po Boy”: Crisp Hog Island Oysters, Toasted Brioche, Remoulade, Slaw, Pickled Okra, Cajun Chips… Crescent City Jambalaya: Shrimp, Chicken, Andouille Sausage, Bell Pepper, Celery, Onion, Creole Rice… Blackened Tile Fish: Creole Sauce, Succotash, Pimento Cheese Hush Puppies… Grilled Louisiana Strip Steak: Shrimp Scampi Sauce, Collard Greens, Red Beans & Rice

DESSERTS – Pontchartrain Mud Slide: Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Cake, Cookie Crumb, Banana, Peanut Butter Mousse… Hot Beignets: Café au Lait Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (908) 234-9055.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Creed's - InteriorOn Valentine’s Day weekend, Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, 2016, Creed’s Seafood & Steaks, 499 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, will be serving their regular à la carte menu supplemented by romantic specials.

STARTERS – Surf & Turf: Filet Mignon Tartare, Lobsters Meat, Capers, Red Onion, Sherry-Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette, Crostini, Quail Egg Yolk ($15)… Flash-Fried Calamari: Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli ($13)… Artisan Cheese Board: Chef’s Selection of Cheeses and Accompaniments ($11.00)… Four Pieces Colossal Shrimp Cocktail: Absolute Citron Vodka Cocktail Sauce ($17)… Baked Brie “Apple Pie”: Puffed Pastry Top, Fig Spread, Roasted Apple Chutney, Brown Sugar Gastrique ($12)… Sesame Seed Seared Tuna: Wasabi, Lemongrass Ponzu, Pickled Ginger, Shaved Miso Carrots ($15)… Dirty Blonde Ale Steamed Prince Edward island Mussels: Caramelized Onions, Black Pepper Bacon, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Smoked Blue Cheese, Grilled Sourdough Crostini ($13)

SOUPS – Wild Mushroom: Truffle Croutons, Fine Herbs ($8)… Lobster Bisque: Snipped Chives ($9)

SALADS – Traditional Caesar: Crisp Romaine, Crackled Black Pepper Croutons, Locatelli Cheese ($10)… Harvest Blend Greens: Grilled Carrots & Red Onions, Oven-Roasted Grapes, Smoked Blue Cheese, Warm Persimmon Vinaigrette ($9)… Classic Iceberg Wedge: Applewood Smoked Bacon, Tomatoes, Hardboiled Egg, Buttermilk Bleu Cheese Dressing ($9)

CHARGRILLED FRESH FISH (Served with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, Wild Fish House Rice, and Choice of Sauce) – Texas Redfish ($30… Australian Barramundi ($29)… Scottish Salmon ($28)… Yellowfin Tuna ($31)… Arctic Char ($29); SAUCES – Chimichurri… Lemongrass-Ginger Ponzu… Cioppino-Tomato Coulis… Celery Root Cream Sauce

STEAKS & CHOPS (Served with Sour Cream Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Garlic Buttered Haricots Verts, and Choice of Sauce – 6-Ounce Center-Cut Filet mignon ($36)… 8-Ounce Center-Cut Filet Mignon ($42)… Twin 4-Ounce Filet Mignon Skewers ($26)… 10-Ounce New York Strip Steak ($40)… 16-Ounce “PA Proud” Rib Eye Steak ($42)… Mustard-Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb ($36)… Texas Dry Rub Roasted ½ Chicken ($25); SAUCES – Chianti Demi-Glace… Brandy Peppercorn Sauce… Sauce Béarnaise… Roquefort Demi-Glace

CHEF’S SPECIALTIES – San Francisco Style Cioppino: Fresh Fish, Mussels, Shrimp, Calamari, Scallops, Clams, Crab Claw Meat, Tomato-White Wine Sauce, Sourdough Crostini ($33)… Pan-Seared Stuffed Prime Reserve Pork Chop: Roasted Apple Chutney Stuffing, Candied Sweet Potato Hash, Wilted Watercress ($29)… Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes: Wild Fish House Rice, Asparagus, Butternut Squash Cream Sauce ($30)… Pan-Seared Surf and Turf: Sliced Filet Mignon, Three Sea Scallops, Truffled Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Haricots Verts, Chianti Demi ($31)… Grilled New Zealand Venison Loin: Roasted Wild Mushroom Risotto, Celery Root Cream Sauce, Asparagus ($35)… Two 7-Ounce Cold Water Maine Lobster Tails: Fish House Rice, Fresh Seasonable Vegetable, Drawn Butter ($50)

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (610) 265-2550.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Sips - High-Top Tables in BarOn Sunday, February 14, 2016, Sips Bistro & Bar, 400 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA, will be serving a special Valentine’s Day menu.

APPETIZERS – Lobster Bisque: Lobster Chunks, Sherry, Chives ($8)… Baked Oysters Bienville: Mushrooms, White Wine, Shallot, Parmesan Breadcrumbs ($12)… Foie Gras Torchon: Toasted Brioche, Brandy-Poached Pear ($15)

ENTRÉES – Surf n’ Turf: 6-Ounce Filet Mignon, Crispy Tempura Shrimp, Pomme Purée, Broccoli Rabe, Choron Sauce ($40)… Wild Striped Bass: Winter Vegetable Pistou, Roasted Tomato Pesto ($34)… Lobster Bolognaise: Fresh Linguine Pasta, Truffle Froth ($38)… Pork Duo: Crispy Pork Belly & Herb-Roasted Tenderloin, Potato Ravioli, Braised Cabbage, Light Dijon Cream Sauce ($35)… Roasted Rack of Lamb: Potato Boulangere, Asparagus, Roasted Mushrooms, Truffle Sauce ($38)

DESSERTS – Crème Brûlée: Vanilla Flavored ($7.50)… Crème Caramel: Macerated Berries ($8)… 8-Layer Chocolate Fudge Cake: Strawberry Sauce ($8)

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (484) 924-9721.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar - Glen MillsHarvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar, 549 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, will celebrate Valentine’s Day by serving a special dinner menu* from Thursday, February 11 – Sunday, February 14, 2016.

APPETIZERS – Lobster Bisque: Cognac Crème Fraiche, Chervil ($7)… Harvest Love Salad: Baby Spinach, Candied Cashews, Strawberries, Star Fruit, Goat Cheese, Watermelon Radish, Guava-Lime Vinaigrette ($6)… Blue Claw Crab Cake: Wakame Salad, Sweet Chili Vinaigrette, Micro Marigolds ($13)

ENTRÉES – Local Dry-Aged Grass-Fed Rib Eye: Aged Bleu Cheese Compound Butter, Grilled Asparagus, Kennett Square Mushroom Fricassee, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes ($38)… Lobster Ravioli: Sherry Cream, Crispy Leeks, Meyer’s Lemon Oil, Chervil Pesto, Nasturtium ($26)… Vanilla Maple King Salmon: Lobster Risotto, Sweet Pea Emulsion, Chanterelle Mushrooms ($29)… Orange-Roasted Cornish Hen: Oven-Roasted Oyster Mushrooms, Asparagus, Tomato Confit, Citrus Pan Glaze ($27)

DESSERTS – Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake ($3)… Cupid’s Red Velvet Layered “Cupcake” ($3)

*The regular à la carte menu will also be available.

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (610) 358-1005.

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar also has locations in Philadelphia, North Wales & Harrisburg, PA, and Moorestown, New Jersey.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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NA Joe's - InteriorIn addition to their regular menu, on Valentine’s Day weekend, Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, 2016, Not Your Average Joe’s, 29 St. James Place, Suburban Square, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, will be serving several romantic chef specials…

Smokin’ Joe Selected Wines by the Glass

Cocktails – Flirtini: Acai Vodka, All-Natural Pomegranate Juice, Strawberry Sparkling Wine, Floating Edible Orchid ($8)… Mezcal Mule: Smoky Spin on the Moscow Mule – Strong Sweet & Sour with Muddled Cucumbers, Mezcal, Agave, Passion Fruit, Ginger Beer ($10)

Appetizer – Pan-Seared Crab Cakes: New England Style Crab Cakes, Lemon Dressed Arugula, Harissa Aioli ($11)

Salad – Poached Pear Spinach Salad: Red Wine Poached Pears, Crumbled Blue Cheese, Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries, Baby Spinach, Crispy Onion Strings, Warm maple Vinaigrette ($7.5)

Entrée – Sautéed Sole & Crab Cake: Pan-Seared North Atlantic Sole, New England Style Crab Cake, Champagne Beurre Blanc, Romano-Dusted Potato Crisps, Sautéed Spinach ($20)… Goat Cheese-Stuffed Statler Chicken Breast: Pan-Roasted & Stuffed Statler Chicken Breast, Fennel Risotto, Sun-Dried Cherry Sauce ($16.5).

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (484) 708-1500.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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