9/11/2012 01:50:00 PM

Where to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Philadelphia

This year, Rosh Hashanah takes place September 16-18, and several restaurants are offering special dinners next week to ring in the Jewish New Year.

On Sunday, September 16, Mitch Prensky is doing a one-night-only tasting menu full of traditional holiday favorites. Choose from a couple of options for each of the four courses, including housemade gefilte fish, egg noodle kugel and what his mother swears is her “world-famous” beef brisket. Reservations are suggested ($58; 215-592-8180).

Michael Solomonov’s modern Israeli in Society Hill will offer a prix fixe holiday meal each night from September 16-20. The six-course dinner features the restaurant’s famous hummus, griddled honey cake with foie gras, duck three ways and other exciting takes on Jewish cuisine ($48; 215-625-8800).

London Grill
In Fairmount, chef Michael McNalley is putting up a special meal for three evenings, September 16-18. The menu featured modern takes on traditional dishes, including matzoh ball soup and horseradish encrusted salmon. Adults can enjoy the prix fixe dinner for $28 each, and kids 11 and under are welcome for $14 (215-978-4545).

Chef Anne Coll is extending the celebration by offering a Rosh Hashanah tasting menu after the official holiday is over. From September 18-21, guests can enjoy five courses (plus an amuse bouche), featuring elevated classics - think chicken consommé with petite matzoh balls and red wine braised brisket ($45; 215-985-1922).


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