What's On Tap: Craft Beer Radio Show

What's On Tap: Craft Beer Radio Show

What’s On Tap, a weekly radio show focusing on craft beer news and  tri-state area beer info, began airing and web streaming on January 24th.  Hosted by Gary Monterosso and Tara Nurin, What's On Tap airs on Saturdays at 1 pm on WSNJ 1240 AM . 

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Beers from Amanti Vino

Top 5 Thanksgiving Beers from Amanti Vino

With Thanksgiving goes football, and with football goes beer.  So, what beer goes with Thanksgiving?  

I consulted my local expert,  Sharon Sevrens, proprietor of Montclair's Amanti Vino.  The team at Amanti put their heads together, and here are their top five suggestions for beer on Thanksgiving. 

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Northern Hospitality: Montclair Restaurants in the Aftermath of Sandy

*Also published in the Montclair Times

Outside, the smell of wood burning fireplaces, the hum of generators and a haunting sense of déjà vu filled the damp air.  Trees stood shattered or lay uprooted across yards and roads, while phone and power lines hung dangerously low.  Inside, eighty percent of Montclair homes were dark and cold, while the refrigerators, ironically, were warm. 

In the aftermath of Frankenstorm, residents scrambled for blankets and batteries, while Montclair restaurateurs gathered staff, organized deliveries and opened their doors. In a food-town, like Montclair, it’s easy to take these open doors for granted. 

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Tuesday Boozeday: Cocktails at Pig & Prince

Photo Credit: Peter ConwayI started off my birthday weekend celebration with fabulous cocktails at the exciting new Pig and Prince Restaurant and Gastro-Lounge at 1 Lackawana Plaza in Montclair. I had some great booze, saw a lot of good friends and had a festive dinner at the magnificent bar.
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St. Patrick's Day: Tierney's, Egan's & St. James Gate

Q. What's happening at the Irish Pubs?Sharon Egan and George Killian

A. Tierney's is dishing out over 300 pounds of tender and tasty corned beef, and Egan & Sons in Montclair has erected a huge tent in the back parking lot for music and revelers. 

Meanwhile, Irish music, bagpipers, Peerless Beverage Company, flashing Guinness necklaces, and Coors T-shirts are everywhere!

on left, John Meade, Owner St. James Gate Publick HouseVisit the Gallery for all the photos!

 

 

 

 

 

center, Pat Rafter of Peerless Beverage Company

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