There’s a Reason They Call It the Garden State

Jersey peaches
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There are many, many, many reasons to make fun of New Jersey - and so many opportunities! - but it’s hard to beat Jersey peaches, corn and blueberries. Even the tomatoes are first-rate. Rittenhouse BYOB Matyson is showcasing the glorious fruits of the land and the sea of Jerz in their weekly $45 five-course tasting dinner. Wait, there are fruits of The Shore?

Yes! Jersey lobster anyone? Check out the menu below. There’s some Lancaster County produce mixed in as well because that much Jersey might make the universe explode.

Lancaster County Sweet Corn Bisque
Stewed Jersey blueberries, black pepper corn muffin, truffle oil

Lancaster County Heirloom Tomato & Avocado Salad
Butter poached Jersey lobster, saffron vinaigrette

Sauteed Blue Moon Farms Squash Blossoms

Grilled Atlantic swordfish, ratatouille, basil pesto

Herb Roasted Free Range Rack of Lamb
Roasted Blue Moon Farms baby vegetables, mint & black olive honey

Jersey Peach Polenta Shortcake

Creme fraiche ice cream

$45 Prix Fixe does not include tax, beverage or gratuity and is available Monday, July 20 through Thursday, July 23.

There’s a Reason They Call It the Garden State