Great Escapes: Food and Fun for Shore Parents
What to do when you want to get away
After a long week of work, play dates, practices, family dinners and helping with homework, it's now parents' time.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Each week we’ll tell you about a few great ideas to give you a much deserved break and make your life a little easier.
Here's a few ideas for food and fun:
Scarborough Fair Restaurant
The Scarborough Fair Restaurant, at 1414 Meeting House Road, Sea Girt, is housed in a renovated 19th-century structure on five acres. In keeping with its location, Scarborough offers fresh seafood, from seared scallops and wrapped shrimp appetizers to flounder, grouper and salmon entrees. Not in the mood for seafood? Try the duck or rack of lamb.
For reservations, call 732-223-6658 or visit www.scarboroughfairrestaurant.com.
Moonstruck Restaurant and Cafe
Moonstruck Restaurant and Cafe, at 517 Lake Ave., Asbury Park, is housed in a Victorian building with beautiful views of the water. Enjoy a cocktail and some music on the first floor before heading upstairs to the dining room, where the chefs prepare Mediterranean twists on classics such as steak, seafood, chicken and pork.
For reservations, call 732-988-0123 or visit www.moonstrucknj.com.
Grounds for Sculpture
Grounds for Sculpture, at 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, is located on 35 acres containing permanent outdoor sculpture collections and seasonal exhibitions. After touring the collections, visitors can enjoy a bite to eat at the Peacock Cafe or Rat's Restaurant.
For more information, call 609-586-0616 or visit www.groundsforsculpture.org.