All About Plonk Wine Club-Join or Give a Gift Today!!

Do I have a fun post in store for you today! I have discovered the latest wine trend on the block and I’m so excited to share this brand with everyone.

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Zinburger Upgrades Casual Burger Dining into New Experience – Morris Plains, NJ

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Its burger breakdown number two today with Zinburger! I did warn you it was all about the burgers this week. If you missed the first post about burgers and brunch at the Committed Pig in Morristown, NJ you can find it here: http://www.behindtheplates.com/burgers-and-brunch-at-the-committed-pig-morristown-nj/

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November Foodie Happenings Around NJ 2015

Hello Everyone,

The chill is starting to creep into the air but, that isn’t slowing down all the events around the state! This month is all about the booze. At least you know the events will be keeping you warm 🙂

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Cambridge Wines- An Interview with Sommelier James Ricciardi

Hey All-Here’s a great Throw back Thursday Interview with the men of Cambridge Wines in Morristown, NJ. It has now been open for quite some time and has become a town staple. For any of you who are already familiar with Cambridge…what you may not know about yet is their amazing Wine of the Month club. I’m on of their over 200 members that receive monthly wine installments from the shop. It’s a great way to learn more about different varietals and try up and coming wines. Their starter level (which is what I receive) is only $25 a month for 2 bottles of wine. 

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March Foodie Happenings Around NJ

Can you believe it’s March already? I know I can speak for most of us by saying that I am very patiently waiting for warm weather to return.  I’m hoping that March gives us a few days to get back to enjoying the great outdoors (And selfishly my fingers are crossed that if those days appear that they are on the weekend!!).

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Red Wine Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Blue Cheese Polenta Recipe

I’m always looking to create meals that are easy to make but, don’t taste like it. These are the kinds of dishes that people will think you slaved all day in the kitchen when in reality you let the dinner cook itself.

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Foodie News: Gary’s Wine & Marketplace; Hillsborough, NJ Pop-Up Store Opens

BTP Readers-I have some exciting New Jersey Wine news to share with all of you. Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, a specialty wine and spirits chain, opened its fourth store on December 16, in Nelson’s Corner Shopping Center in Hillsborough, NJ. There is currently a temporary pop-up shop that will remain open while the permanent 9,000 sq. ft. Marketplace location is constructed out in the same shopping plaza.

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Virtual Vines-An Online Wine Tasting Hosted by Old York Cellars, Ringoes NJ

Did you know you can partake in a wine tasting from the comfort of your own living room couch? What if I told you that during this in-home tasting you would still get the personal touch of LIVE tasting notes from the vineyard and even a chance for you to interact, ask questions, and talk with other at home wine tasting participants?

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Uptown Art – A Paint and Pour Party

I have a friend whom I enjoy setting up girls night outings with because every time we make plans we try to do something different. Sometimes it’s a gym class, others a night out to dinner, and this past girls night it was a painting class.

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The 2014 Montclair Food and Wine Festival Dazzles and Inspires

This past weekend marked the second annual Montclair Food and Wine Festival. I happened to be one of the lucky attendees of two of the events they hosted over the 3 day occasion. It was my first big event that I was invited to as press to cover the activities. I connected with the creator of the Montclair Food and Wine Festival, Melody Kettle, who graciously supported my blog’s venture to bring all of you great food stories and she invited me to attend.

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