Teach Your Kid Etiquette at Hudson Restaurant Week

By Kathy Zucker • August 3rd, 2013

Hoboken, NJ is renowned for having the most bars per square mile in the United States. Many bars? Are also restaurants.

When Hudson Restaurant Week began on July 29th, I jumped at the opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy some fine cuisine. With three kids home for the summer, my downtime has become nonexistent. A school friend suggested we take our daughters to the Brass Rail for a little R&R. Another bonus? Teaching these kids some etiquette on the cheap.

For Hudson Restaurant Week, the Brass Rail offers the BR Trio. $12 gets you a choice of three entrees from a possible 16. Spot a menu item you adore? Request a double portion.

Kid Meal: Guacamole & Chips + double portion of Truffle Mushroom & Fontina Grilled Cheese

Kid Meal #1: Guacamole & Chips + double portion of Truffle Mushroom & Fontina Grilled Cheese

 

Kid Meal #2: Caesar Salad + Mixed Olives + Kobe Cheese Burger Slider

Kid Meal #2: Caesar Salad + Mixed Olives + Kobe Cheese Burger Slider

 

Adult Meal #1: Watermelon Crab Salad + Marinated Artichoke Salad + Grilled Skirt Steak Sandwich

Adult Meal #1: Watermelon Crab Salad + Marinated Artichoke Salad + Grilled Skirt Steak Sandwich

 

Adult Meal #2: Watermelon Crab Salad + Fresh Mozzarella, Pancetta & Tomato, Open Faced Short Rib Sandwich

Adult Meal #2: Watermelon Crab Salad + Fresh Mozzarella, Pancetta & Tomato + Open Faced Short Rib Sandwich

It’s been 10 years since the last time I ate at the Brass Rail, and I am happy to report that the food is just as delicious as I remembered. The place is also surprisingly kid friendly – when my daughter decided it was time to play tag on the leather seating, nobody blinked an eye. I will definitely be coming back for some more of that delicious short rib sandwich. I might even stray from the specials since I hear great things about the lobster rolls.

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kathyzucker_roundKathy Zucker, CEO of Metro Moms Network, mother of three young children and winner of the New York Life Keep Good Going Shorty Award, writes about juggling career and family in an urban setting. Read her MomCondoLiving blog, follow her on Twitter (@KathyZucker), or friend her on Facebook.

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Mom of 3. Accidental entrepreneur. Fencer. New York Life Shorty Award #KeepGoodGoing winner & judge. Helping parents & kids get to work since 2010 as Metro Moms Network CEO.

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