July tidbits

You may think the summer is a quiet time but get a look at what’s happening on the local restaurant scene.

Sunday Supper_Vintage Grille

The Vintage Grille in Fountainville is offering a special prix fixe menu every Sunday evening throughout the summer. The Sunday Supper features three courses for $24.95. The menu this past Sunday featured a Chicken & Quinoa Chowder, House Salad with roasted tomato vinaigrette, Edamame Potstickers and a Beet & Goat Cheese Arugula Salad for appetizers. Entrées included Soba Noodles with Salmon, Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Polenta Lasagna, Flat Iron Steak Salad, and Tagliatelle with Mussels. And dessert too! Call 215.348.4850 to reserve your seat.

Hamilton's Grill Room courtyard; painting by Robert Beck

In Lambertville, Hamilton’s Grill Room has updated their weekend lunch menu for the summer. In addition to favorites like Fried Oysters (with a cornmeal crust and a tabasco remoulade) and a Lobster Roll (with mascarpone, on a buttered brioche roll), they’ve added a Grilled Tuna Nicoise Salad and Burrata Cheese with Prosciutto. Lunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. And with the weather we’ve been having, it would be great to sit out in the courtyard too. For the full lunch menu, click here. Call 609.397.4343 to reserve.

It’s another locals’ night in Lambertville. The Left Bank Bistro at the Lambertville House is launching Lambertville Local Love, a specially priced dinner on Monday nights from 5 – 9 pm. DiSh Catering provides the food for the $21 prix fixe dinner, including appetizer, salad/soup, entrée and dessert. For tonight’s full menu, Monday, July 21, click here. Watch their Facebook page for menu specifics every week.

Mussels at Hattery

One dollar oysters? Endless mussels? A bacon bar? Yes, you can have it all at the Hattery Stove & Still in Doylestown. Beginning July 14, you can enjoy Buck-A-Shuck ($1) oysters during Happy Hour from 5 to 7 pm on weekdays. Monday nights it’s Endless Mussels, including steamed Prince Edward Island mussels with a Dijon white wine reduction sauce or spicy red sauce, along with crusty bread and $3 craft brew cans, all for $14. Stop by the Hattery for breakfast and you’ll be able to dig into the Bacon Bar, a rotating selection of bacons including Apple Wood Smoked, Hickory Tamarind Smoked, Pancetta, Canadian Bacon, Crispy Pork Belly, as well as locally sourced selections from area farms. The Bacon Bar comes with breakfast on weekdays, between 10 and 11:30 am. For more information, stay tuned to the Hattery’s Facebook page.

Charlotte Baker's baked goods

If you’ve been to Friday afternoon’s Ottsville Farmers’ Market, then you are well acquainted with the delicious baked goods of Charlotte Baker Small Batch Baking. Now you can enjoy Megan Kehoe’s food on Saturdays and Sundays too. Welcome Charlotte Baker’s Garden Folly Foodery, a vintage camper turned food truck selling breakfast pastries, sandwiches, fresh salads and baked goods at Linden Hill Gardens in Ottsville from 10 am to 3 pm every weekend. See her Facebook page for more details.

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  1. Thursday nite, had a great clam bake dinner at Plan B Bistro in the Crossing..whole lobster, pick & peel shrimp, clams, corn on the cob, & seasoned chicken, plus a glass of wine, all for $26. It was great!!

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