A reception featuring passed appetizers will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a six-course dinner, featuring a scratch-made menu prepared by Executive Chef Josh Bernstein, complete with wine pairings. Below is the full menu:
If you’ve ever had a Montclair Bread Co. doughnut, you’ll understand that the small shop can’t keep up with the demand. What started as Sunday Doughnuts back in 2013 quickly became a daily offering. Today, the small shop on Walnut Street has announced plans for an expansion. The big project will require a lot of dough, so MBC has launched a kickstarter campaign to help raise funds:
Those of us who have had the pleasure of eating at Chef Ariane Duarte’s restaurants (the now closed Montclair restaurant CulinAriane or her new Ariane Kitchen & Bar in Verona) know that Chef Duarte is a winner. Well, she’s good at game shows too. Yesterday Duarte and her family won on Family Feud.
Many of Bloomfield’s finest restaurants showcased their menus at A Taste Of Bloomfield, held Sunday at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center.
Chefs set up tables inside the historic mansion and under a tent in the Rose Garden. The variety of tasting items included international favorites, American cuisine and delicious desserts. El Matador Mexican Deli, Spice Thai Cuisine, Zi Zia Pizzeria and Senorita’s Mexican Grill brought the flavors of their home countries to the event. Anthony’s Cheesecake served their famous “Slice of Heaven” and also brought Pulled Pork Sliders & Potato Salad from Anthony’s Cafe. Brookdale ShopRite was there with ten items from their catering menu and Shrimp Tempura, Spicy Tuna Roll & Rainbow Roll from the Shoprite Sushi Bar.
Montclair Farmers’ Markets, the original at Walnut Train Station, and the second market, which opened last summer on Park Street in Montclair Center, are both returning this June. The original Montclair Farmers Market, created in 1993, kicks off its 23rd season on Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Walnut Train Station parking lot. The market runs all summer and through the fall until Thanksgiving (a smaller market operates unofficially in cold weather).
Returning for the official season are all five favorite, familiar farmers — Tree-Licious Orchards, Sunden Farms, Vacchiano’s, Matarazzo’s, and Farmer John (the organic grower) – with super fresh produce, often picked within 24 hours. Continue Reading
The Montclair Food & Wine Festival, which is gearing up for its 3rd annual festival this June, has just announced its first free event — Book Party & Bites. On Thursday, June 11, MFWF, along with BSTV Entertainment (producers of the Food Network’s The Kitchen) will co-host the free book signing at Watchung Booksellers and Tiny Elephant in Montclair.
Stars from The Kitchen — Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, and Geoffrey Zakarian — will be on hand to meet fans and sign their cookbooks. On a first-come, first-serve basis, attendees will sample bites from each star’s cookbook prepared by Tiny Elephant, along with a Zakarian-inspired “Five O’clock Somewhere” cocktail crafted from Jersey’s own, Busted Barrel Rum and Blue J Syrups.
This weekend, Brookdale ShopRite in Bloomfield is having a free Catering Expo where you’ll see and taste many of the delicious savory and sweet dishes from its catering department. Whether you are planning a party, shower, graduation or just need help entertaining … you won’t want to miss this in-store event!
Catering Expo at Brookdale ShopRite Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 from 11 am – 3 pm Brookdale ShopRite 1409 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ Free Tastings from the kitchens of ShopRite Catering. Enter a Drawing for a $100 ShopRite Gift Card on Sunday