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Easter & Passover in Lincoln Square

Mar 29, 2017
Easter & Passover in Lincoln Square
This year, Passover begins on the evening of Monday, April 10 and ends on Tuesday, April 18 and Easter Sunday is April 16. Here in Lincoln Square, several businesses and organizations are ready to help you plan a wonderful celebration for these holidays with special meals and gifts.
Epicerie Boulud at 1900 Broadway at 65th Street can help you with its Passover Seder catering package and plates. The catered meal serves six guests and comes with delicious sides in addition to either Roasted Salmon or slow-braised Angus Beef Brisket as the main course. You can also order individual side plates or stand-alone main course dishes and delicious desserts as well as gifts for the occasion.
Epicerie Boulud is also offering Easter catering packages for pick up or delivery by Saturday, April 15. For the catering package for six guests, you can choose between a lamb or Parisian ham main course that comes with other dishes. You can also order individual plates and special sweet gifts like a 26" tall dark chocolate rabbit. You can visit Epicerie's website or call (212) 595-9606 for more information.
If you're interested in going out for a meal for the holiday, Rosa Mexicano at 61 Columbus Avenue at 62nd Street will have a Mexican Passover Dinner option of four-courses with Mexican inspired kosher foods during Passover. On Easter Sunday, Rosa Mexicano will also offer a special El Dia de Pascua menu featuring your choice of a special lamb, filet mignon, or seared fish entree. You can make a reservation at Rosa Mexicano online here.
For cooking at home, Whole Foods Market iThe Shops at Columbus Circle has a great selection of ingredients for a delicious Passover Seder or an Easter Sunday meal. Plus, you can find all the right goodies and candies inside to make a fun Easter basket. At the northern end of the district at 155 West 66th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue, Gourmet Garage likewise sells many essential ingredients for cooking great meals for these holiday celebrations.
At 1890 Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets, Breads Bakery has a special menu of flourless cakes and cookies for Passover. The store is also selling Spring Matzah Brei perfect for your Seder Table. You may place an order by calling (212) 633-2253. 
At Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 West 68th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, there's a place at the table for everyone to celebrate Passover this year, from their Community Passover Seder to their Women's Seder and Chocolate Seder. You will need to get tickets or RSVP for any of the six Passover events and you can click here for more information.
Lincoln Square Synagogue at 180 Amsterdam Avenue at 68th Street also has a full schedule of activities and services for Pesach this year beginning Sunday, April 9, as well as other special offers for the holiday.  
To create a wonderful Easter basket, you can visit IT'SUGAR at 1870 Broadway south of 61st Street or Sugarfina Candy Boutique on the ground floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle for all of your sweet treat needs. 
To plan your perfect Easter Dinner or Brunch or a Passover Seder at home, you can stop at one of our home goods stores, West ElmWilliams SonomaPottery Barn or Bed, Bath and Beyond, for party goods like special dining ware or celebratory decor. For instance, Williams Sonoma has elegant Easter baskets and other hosting essentials for sale specifically for the holiday. 
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