The Yacht Club, Edgewater
Sunday Lobster Feast
This new spot on the Hudson River is now offering a Lobster Feast every Sunday. Executive chef Gregory Zapantis has prepared a special three-course menu for you so you can start off your week with an evening out. The evening starts with a choice of penne pasta with salmon and vodka sauce or lobster bisque soup. Featuring 1¼ pounds of lobster, the main course is served with fresh corn on the cob and potatoes. If you still have room for dessert (and you will with these options), decide between a key lime tart or creamy creme brulee. Priced at $39 a person, and available for dine-in or takeout, you and your partner can kick off your week with a delicious meal. Available all day Sunday from noon–11 pm.
The Yacht Club, 541 River Road, Edgewater; 201-945-3300
Bell Market’s Tap Takeover, Holmdel
This month’s Tap Takeover at Bell Market will be with Carton Brewing from Atlantic Highlands. Serving up seasonal brews, Carton will be pouring their Harvest (rye pale ale), Whip (a light beer), and Austen-Sibly Travis (pear and ginger ale). You can try all three of Carton’s brews by sampling a flight at Bell Market’s beautiful outdoor seating, with lots of space to social distance. Bell Market is currently serving Carton’s Red Eye Returning, another one of their pale ale brews. Chef Chad will prepare delicious seasonal snacks to pair with Carton’s refreshing brews. Order your tickets online before the event, taking place Thursday, October 15, 5 pm–8 pm.
Bell Market, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel; 732-365-2500
Frenchie Brunch at Verve, Somerville
Verve is hosting their monthly brunch this week with a French inspired menu. The brunch menu includes a French Rolled Omelette (made with Jersey corn, Shiitake mushrooms, chives and gouda), a Brunch Burger (topped with a sunnyside egg, avocado, bacon jam, and white cheddar), and Cast Iron French Toast (with apple compote, maple syrup, and honey butter). Brunch cocktails will be served, including a Verve Mimosa made with pomegranate liqueur, and the Naughty Float, a Kahlua and Sarsaparilla Infused Rum drink mixed with espresso.
Verve, 18 East Main Street, Somerville; 908-707-8655
Carlo’s Bake Shop, Marlton & Hoboken
For a limited time, Carlo’s Bakery has teamed up with pastry chef Zac Young to bring his “Piecaken” creation to the Garden State. This three layer creation starts with pecan pie on the bottom, pumpkin pie in the middle, and spice cake on top. The Piecaken is covered in cinnamon buttercream and topped with dollops of apple pie filling- making this a decadent dessert you won’t want to pass on. Available by the slice at Carlo’s or for delivery worldwide.
Carlo’s Bake Shop, 95 Washington Street, Hoboken; 201-659-3671; and 300 NJ-73, Marlton; 856-446-4521