Brookside Cabaret Returns to Carriage House Restaurant in Millburn

Plus: Other upcoming food events in Madison and via Zoom.

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Photo courtesy of Paper Mill Playhouse

Brookside Cabaret at Carriage House Restaurant


Paper Mill Playhouse’s outdoor dining series, Brookside Cabaret, returns to Carriage House Restaurant June 9. All summer long, Paper Mill veterans, Broadway stars and more will perform Wednesday to Saturday starting at 7:30 pm. Performers include Susan Speidel and Joe Regan, The Playbillies and Kyle Taylor Parker. Chef Jacques Marra will prepare upscale American cuisine for guests to enjoy. Seating is $25 per person Wednesday and Thursday; $35 per person Friday and Saturday; plus $30 for the prix fixe menu. For reservations, call or go online.

Carriage House Restaurant, 22 Brookside Dr., Millburn; 973-315-1707

Comedy Night at Central + Main American Eatery

Madison June 9

Enjoy a special comedy show supplemented by savory seafood dishes, such as Lobster Nachos, a Salmon Club, Fish Tacos and more. Seating times are 7 pm, 7:15 pm and 7:30 pm, with show to follow. Dinner is $50 plus tax and gratuity. $25 at the door for the show; cash only. For reservations, call or email [email protected].

Central + Main American Eatery, 3 Central Ave., Madison; 973-845-6622

Sunday Supper Fundraiser

June 13

Neighborhood Beacon, an organization started in April 2020 to raise funds for those suffering from the effects of Covid-19, will hold a Sunday Supper Fundraiser via Zoom. The event will be hosted by chef George Faison and his wife, marketing and food professional Stephanie Faison. Proceeds will benefit towns with a Beacon program, including Summit, South Orange, Maplewood, Elizabeth, New Providence, Berkeley Heights and Long Hill Township. Guests will learn to prepare meals from the Beacon Cookbook. Register online and purchase tickets for a suggested donation of $25 per person. 5:30–7:00 pm.

Beacon Unitarian Congregation in Summit, 4 Waldron Ave., Summit; 908-273-3245 

Zoom Wine Dinner

June 18

Stage Left Wine Shop will present a Zoom Wine Dinner featuring standout summer wines at affordable prices. Fabio and Melissa Montoni will host, and a wine will be paired with each dish. The menu features Antipasti, Vegetable and Goat Cheese Terrine, Grilled Pork Chop with Pistachio-Mint Pesto, Almond Biscotti, and Zabaglione with Figs and Vintage Chestnut Honey. A four-pack of wine is $159.95; food is $99.95 per person. Call or email [email protected] for reservations. Starts at 7 pm.

Stage Left Wine Shop, 3a Livingston Ave., New Brunswick; 732-828-4444

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