Amanti Vinoteca and Escape, Both in Montclair

News from two beloved Essex County institutions.

Amanti Vinoteca, located in front of Amanti Vino at 30 Church Street, Montclair (973-509-WINE) will be open through the fall. Located right in front of the wonderful wine shop, this is sidewalk spot is a perfect place to enjoy your favorite bottle of wine and/or beer, along with carefully curated selections of cheese, pate, olives, cured meats, crackers, pretzels and jams. A few things to remember:

Due to New Jersey Liquor laws, Amanti Vino cannot provide glasses. Please bring your own or purchase GO-VINO glasses for $3 each. Reusable and sturdy!

They cannot provide table service or open your bottle for you. Do not bring open containers back into the store.

No smoking.

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Amanti Vinoteca
Photo courtesy of Amanti Vino
Chef/owner Bryan Gregg, of Escape, 345 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, announced that he will host Friends and Family Mondays. Food and beverage industry employees and fans of Escape’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles and their guests will receive 25% off their checks from 3PM until 9PM. Those taking advantage of this promotion are required to show a pay stub or other form of industry employment validation. Social media supporters will need to show proof of Facebook, Twitter or Instagram engagement with Escape to receive the discount. Reservations: 973-744-0712.

Please send press releases and restaurant news, including information on staff changes, wine tastings, and cooking classes, to [email protected].

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