Rome, Italy

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sorrento, Italy

Bar Rita
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Carbonara Two Ways: Filotea Pasta vs. Veggie Noodles

Carbonara Two Ways: Filotea Pasta vs. Veggie Noodles

Trying to lighten-up your Summer menu?  Me, too! But it's not easy. There are certain things I just hate to give up. Top of that list: pasta!

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The Speakeasy: Montclair Food & Wine Festival and Amanti Vino Team Up at The Wellmont

The Montclair Food & Wine Festival and Amanti Vino present The Speakeasy on Saturday, January 28th at Montclair's historic Wellmont Theater.
The gorgeously restored 1922 venue will be transformed into a Prohibition-era inspired club.  Guests will be directed to a "secret" entrance for an evening of libations curated by Amanti Vino  and culinary bites from more than 20 top-rated area restaurants. 

MFWF Co-Presidents
Sharon Sevrens, left, 
+ Melody Kettle 

Wear your dancing shoes! The Jazz Age will be further evoked by the rip-roaring sounds of Trent Armand Kendall + the 9-Piece Brass Illusion .
Proceeds from The Speakeasy will benefit Intensive Therapeutics and Montclair High School DIGS.  Bid on an exciting selection of silent and live auction items!
For the  Spea keasy, MFWF  Founder Melody Kettle (BuySellMontclair.com ) returns to the Board as Co-President with Sharon Sevrens, proprietor of Amanti Vino.

WHERE:  The Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St., Montclair, NJ
WHEN:  
Saturday, January 28; 7.30 - 10.00pm
TICKETS:   

General admission: $95 pp
(includes access to food, wine and spirits tasting, music, raffles and silent auction)

VIP admission: $185 pp
(all of the above + entry one hour earlier, starting at 6.30 pm, and exclusive high-end wine tasting)

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS
Ani Ramen
Applegate Farms
Ariane Kitchen & Bar
B London
Bluff City BBQ
Brick Lane
Dolce Federica
Egan & Sons
Fascino
Happy Hydroponics
Knowles Family Restaurants
Laurel & Sage
Mezoco Mexican Taqueria
Mish Mish
Miss Nicky's Gourmet Toffee
Montclair Bread Company
Oh My Cod
Plum on Park
Raymond's
South + Pine
Spice Thai II
Turtle + The Wolf
Villalobos
Vital Dining
WITH HOOCH FROM...
Brooklyn Brewery
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
David Bowler Pouring Wilde Farm Wines
Fedway
Filibuster Distillery
Hunterdon
Jersey Cider Works
Michael Skurnik Wines
Peerless Beverage
Polaner Selections
T. Edward Wines
Winebow
Tickets on sale now at Amanti Vino (973.509.WINE), by emailing sharon@amantivino.com or via Ticketmaster.
For more details and up-to-date list of vendors, go to  
MontclairFoodandWineFestival.org.
Special thanks to The Speakeasy Sponsors
~  Celebrity Motor Car Company
~  Whole Foods Market Montclair + West Orange
~  CSBK

About MFWF
The Montclair Food & Wine Festival (@MontclairFW) is a recognized 501(c)3, non-profit organization founded by Melody Kettle. Proceeds from the 2017 Festival will benefit Intensive Therapeutics, a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, charitable organization that provides group and individual occupational therapy services to children with special needs; and the Montclair High School DIGS (District Initiative for Gardening in Schools) program, a student-tended garden used to grow vegetables and herbs and for classroom science experiments. 

 

www.montclairfoodandwinefestival.org

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The Nobel East: Duck Dynasty

The Nobel East: Duck Dynasty

The Noble East, Montclair's newish Asian restaurant, boasts a  4.8 star rating from Google Reviews. I have ordered take-out from the restaurant several times, including Peking Duck, Ants on a Tree, Dan Dan noodles, and Pork Dumplings.

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