Save The Date: Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival

Along with Guinness and fresh oysters, restaurants will be serving a variety of specialty menu items.

SAVE THE DATE
On September 25 (rain date October 2), food and music will be featured at the Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival, which will be held at the White Street parking lot in Red Bank to raise money for multiple Red Bank non-profit organizations. Along with Guinness and fresh oysters, restaurants will serve a variety of specialty menu items. Wine and lighter beers will be available for purchase. Noon to 7 PM; $5 for anyone over age 10. For more information, visit this website.

OTHER NJ FOOD EVENTS

FRIDAY, JULY 8 TO SUNDAY, JULY 10
NJ STATE BBQ CHAMPIONSHIP AND ANGLESEA BLUES FESTIVAL

The NJ State BBQ Championship and Anglesea Blues Festival will be held on Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood to benefit the Anglesea Volunteer Fire Company. Information at this website.

SATURDAY, JULY 9
MONTCLAIR FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL BBQ,BOURBON & BIERGARTEN
Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 9 from 6 to 10 PM, when the Montclair Food & Wine Festival presents an outdoor BBQ, Bourbon & Biergarten-themed tasting event at the Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Avenue, Montclair. Attendees can sample dishes from the area chefs, including a wide array of bourbon and craft beer from local artisanal and national brands. This fun-filled evening will also include live music provided by The Wellmont Theater, as well as a raffle and silent auction. General admission $85 and a premium bourbon-and-beer-tasting experience is also available for an additional $35.

A spirited BBQ competition will be judged by some notable personalities including: Author John Holl, an acclaimed beer and food writer, and Veronique Deblois, KCBS certified judge and food blogger. Guests will also get in on the judging action via a people’s choice vote. John Holl will sign his new book Dishing Up New Jersey (with purchase).

Visit this website for more information and full list of participating vendors.

WINE COMPARISON CLASS AND DINNER: NOT-SO-PLAIN- FROM SPAIN!
Carol Berman, founder of Class in a Glass/Take Home Sommelier, will teach a Not-So-Plain-from Spain Wine Comparison Class at The Farm Cooking School, 1998 Daniel Bray Highway, Stockton. A dinner will be prepared and served by chefs Shelley Wiseman and Ian Knauer. 5 to 9 PM; $90. For reservations, call 646-236-0605 or e-mail [email protected].

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

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