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.


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.
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

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.


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

Details: https://www.cantinafeliz.com

Constellation Culinary, Philadelphia

Meal: Family-style Passover Seder

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


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

Fork, Old City

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.


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 Market, Philadelphia

(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.


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/

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


Constellation Culinary, Philadelphia

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.


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, Philadelphia

Meal: Easter for two

When: Varies

Pick Up/Delivery: Available.


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://

Talula’s Table in Kennett Square

Available: 3-course Easter Dinner

Pick Up/Delivery: April 3 and April 4

Menu: For 3-course dinner: Petite Crab Bites, Local Honey Glazed Ham, New Potato Salad and Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Note: a la carte items and gourmet Easter Baskets also available.

Price: $35 per person for 3-course dinner

Details: info@talulastable.com or 610.444.8255  to place your order before March 29.

Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown

Meal: Easter Brunch

When: March 20 through April 4

Pick Up/Delivery: On-site event at the zoo.

Menu: Hearty brunch plus an Easter egg scavenger hunt, crafts, a photo op with the Easter bunny and meeting an educational animal and zoo admission.

Note: Available in tables for 2, 4 or 6

Price: Starts at $79.95 for a table for 2.

Details: https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/easter-brunch/

Easter Egg Hunts

And for those who would rather skip right to the easter egg hunt:

Penn Township Easter Egg Hunt in Chester County

Date: Sunday, March 28.

Place: 355 N. Jennersville Road, West Grove, PA

Notes: Socially distant event including Easter egg hunt with prizes, a family-friendly deejay, story time by Avon Grove Library, low-contact games, an appearance by the Easter bunny and more. A sensory-friendly event with a quieter environment is also planned earlier the same day at 260 Lewis Road, West Grove, PA.

Details: https://www.penntownship.us/home/news/penn-township-easter-egg-hunt


Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt in Wayne

Date: Saturday, March 20 starting at 8 p.m. (rain date: March 27)

Place: The Radnor Trail - Wayne Arts Center Entrance, 413 Maplewood Avenue

Notes: For 6th grade and up. Free but registration needed.

Details: https://radnorpa.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29925


Pop Up Parks Easter Egg Hunts in Radnor Township

Date: Saturday, March 20 starting at 8 a.m.

Places: Clem Macrone Park, Radnor Nature Park, Odorisio Park, Petrie Park

Notes: Items will be hidden throughout the park for on-your-own hunts.

Details: https://www.radnor.com/DocumentCenter/View/23648/Pop-Up-Egg-Hunts-Multi-Location-Flyer-2021


New Hope Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express

Date:  through April 4

Place: New Hope Train Station

Notes: Hour-long ride on a turn of the century passenger coach with Easter Bunny handing out goodies. Tickets needed.

Details: https://www.newhoperailroad.com/easterbunnyexpress/

Irene Levy Baker is author of the newly-published second edition of 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia and Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia. For more information about the books visit www.100ThingsToDoInPhiladelphia.com. Planning a staycation? Need gifts? Get signed copies of books on the website. Readers of this newspaper can use promo code NEWSPAPER for a discount.

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