The Royal Wedding~
Want to toast the Royal couple? Here are some places to get your Brit on
Meat pies, pints, scones and teas will put you in a regal state of mind
Queen 'very angry', Markle's father flip-flops over attending weddingMeghan Markle’s father is front and center… in the drama-filled days leading up to the royal wedding. The big question now is will he or won’t he walk her down the aisle.
Cinco de Mayo was fun, but this weekend is devoted to all things UK, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot. They will celebrating all weekend long. You can too! Here are some places you can go to "get your Brit on" this weekend.
Thistle Restaurant and Caterers, Lyndhurst
Thispopular destinationisn’t hosting an viewing party, but will be open for lunch on Thursday and Friday and dinner on Saturday. Popular menu items include chowders, oysters, Scottish meat pies, broiled salmon and, of course, fried or broiled fish and chips. Also: Flounder, scallops, crab-stuffed flounder. Desserts include a traditional shortbread platter, apple bread pudding with vanilla sauce and strawberry rhubarb pie.
Go: 442 Valley Brook Road, Lyndhurst; 201-935-0004 (restaurant), 862-268-1285 (catering), thistlefishandchip.com.
Harmony Tea Room, Westwood
The Harmony opens on Saturday at 11 a.m. for brunch, lunch and tea. (Seatings at 11, 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are required.) Menu includes finger sandwiches, sweets, scones and a large variety of teas. Seasonal soups and salads also served. Catering services are available. See website for details.
Go: 224 Fairview Ave., Westwood; 201-664-2608, harmonytearoom.com.
The Piper's Cove Gift Shop, Kearny
Need a kilt for your Royal Wedding party? You can find one at the Piper’s Cove, astorethat specializes in Scottish and Irish items, from kilts, sashes and sporrans (the kilt-wearer’s fanny pack) to sweaters, bric-a-brac, books and crafts imported from the UK. The store also offers a wide variety of Cadbury chocolate specialties, British teas, shortbreads, jams, sauces, curries and toffees. Tally ho!
Go: 212 Kearny Ave., Kearny; 201-998-3695, piperscove.com.
Argyle Restaurant, Kearny
The restaurant, on the same premises as the Piper's Cove Gift Shop, opens at 11:30 a.m on Saturday and is a popular destination for authentic fish and chips, meat pies, bridies, haggis and sausages and assorted other goodies from across the pond. Catering is available. Check websitefor menus and additional info.
Go: 212 Kearny Ave., Kearny; 201-998-3695, argylerestaurant.com.
Jones Wood Foundry, Manhattan
Want to watch the Royal Wedding with group The Jones wood Foundry is offering a viewing party with breakfast, champagne toast and wedding cake. Doors open at 6 a.m. and tickets, for $70, may be purchasedonline.
Go: 401 East 76th St., Manhattan; 212-249-2700, joneswoodfoundry.com.
The Pie Store, Upper Montclair
ThePie Storeis devoted to sweets and savories with an authentic UK flair. Planning a party to toast Harry and Meghan? Savory selections include chicken and mushroom pie, steak, ale and mushroom pie, chicken tikka pie and more than a few mouth watering sweets, including double crust cran-apple pie, banoffee, scones and Portuguese egg custard tarts.
Go: 100 Watchung Ave., Upper Montclair; 973-744-4424,thepiestorenj.com.