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June 3rd at Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom! $50 per person, LIMITED TO ONLY 20 SEATS, register today!

Discover tasty seasonal vinaigrettes and marinades that will impress your guests and family. Learn about basic tips and tricks, interesting infused oil and vinegar combinations, and enticing accompaniments from chef Natalie Biondi.

Using Seasons Taproom’s vinaigrettes and marinades, Natalie will show you how to make these delicious dishes that will surely impress your friends:

· Mediterranean Potato Salad

· Black Bean Avocado Salsa

· Homemade BBQ sauce

You will enjoy a delicious meal paired with a red or white wine AND receive recipe cards to take home. There will be bread for dipping to sample the wide variety of olive oils and vinegars.

Natalie is a trained chef who studied at the International Culinary Center in Manhattan and ALMA La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana in Parma, Italy. She completed her internship at Ristorante Guido, located in Piedmont, Italy.

Join us for a delicious dine and help our dogs at the same time!

Purchase your tickets here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=75vyxh7ab&oeidk=a07efdwrksr029e3d95

Bon Appétit!

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Viewing Party With Baseball Legend Jim Leyritz

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Friday, March 30th at 6:30 PM at the Horseshoe Tavern

What better way to start baseball season than by having a legend in your midst! Come by this Friday, March 30th at 6:30 to watch New York’s Favorite team and get a chance to meet Jim Leyritz at the Ravens Room!

19 Romantic Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Near Morristown

White Castle Puts On The Ritz For Valentine's DayValentine’s Day is almost here and for those who enjoy celebrating with a nice meal out, it’s time to start making reservations. Patch has complied a list of 19 romantic restaurants in and around Morris County, ranging from Italian, to Japanese, to a gastropub. Check out what Yelper’s had to say about the date night spots, and let Patch know in the comments if we forgot your go-to place.

4 Seasons Mediterranean Restaurant, Wharton

  • Food style: Mediterranean, Seafood
  • Price: $$
  • What Yelpers Had To Say: “Came here for a casual lunch with my boyfriend. The restaurant had a strong European feel and a friendly staff. Really cute place to take a date for dinner!”
  • To check out the menu and make reservations, click here.

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Low-Stress Holidays: The Art of the Gift Basket

2017-12-01_13-04-42via ApartmentTherapy.com – Growing up, I remember the time leading up to Christmas being weeks that my mother had the makings of her annual gift baskets strewn throughout our infrequently used formal dining room. Baskets or buckets, Carrs crackers, pepper jellies, candied pecans were a few of the items. Oh, and rolls and rolls of cellophane and ribbon. Our dining room became her own little elf workshop where she carefully put together anywhere from 10-50 gifts for the people in her life – co-workers, teachers, neighbors, and distant relatives who might unexpectedly drop by for a holiday visit.

While I personally couldn’t stand the look of cellophane and curled ribbons (I know, what 10-year-old isn’t into curled ribbons?), I did appreciate the attention she put into making the perfect gift basket. It is, in fact, an art.

If you’ve turned your nose up at gift baskets in the past, I’m with you. They can be tacky, impersonal, and sometimes just full of, how shall I say, crap. But knowing how much time and effort my mother put into creating the perfect assortment, it might just be the way to go this holiday season – especially if you’re gifting to the masses.

Follow these simple guidelines for the best gift basket:

  1. Pick a theme. Having a game plan helps guide you in all your purchases. Think themes like A Cozy Night At Home, Family Game Night, Gifts for Hosting, or End-of-Semester Teacher Survival Kit to get you on the right track.
  2. Start with a good container. Pick something that can easily be reused or repurposed. And by all means, don’t just go for a brown basket! (See our favorite picks below.)

 

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5th Annual Bars and Stripes Morristown Pub Crawl

https3a2f2fcdn-evbuc-com2fimages2f360920112f364158429282f12foriginal5th Annual Bars and Stripes Bar Crawl is a pub crawl around Morristown to help benefit the Nine Line Foundation.

Come out and enjoy with your friends for what will be a fun night for a great cause!!
Please purchase tickets in advance as this year spots are limited due to the increasing attendance from years past.
For Tickets, Please visit the following:
Please note that the cost of the event includes a donation to the Nine Line Foundation, open bar for the first hour of the event at Horseshoe Tavern (4pm – 5pm), T-shirt which will allow you access to the open bar and drink specials at all the participating bars, and a souvenir koozie commemorating the 5th year of the event. All drinks after 5pm must be purchased separately. All members of the bar crawl must be 21 years or older with a valid form of ID.
The Nine Line Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization, dedicated to meeting the financial and specialized needs of severly injured soldiers and their families. In combat, a Nine Line is an emergency medevac request, and is often the difference between life and death for the most severly wounded soldiers. Nine Line Foundation aims to serve in a similar manner, offering a lifeline once wounded veterans return stateside.

Top 5 Coffee Shops In The Morristown Area

4632382536_165ce81baf_o-1504275645-5368After a long summer of iced coffee and lemonades, fall is fast approaching and with it, pumpkin spice everything. Love pumpkin spice lattes? Just looking for a really great cup of coffee? Here are some local coffee shops Morristown Yelpers love.

The Artist Baker: “The cutest little bakery and café that is tucked away on a busy but still a side street off of the green. The bike hanging as decoration out front is what caught my eye at first and I’m glad that it drew me in. I had a freshly brewed iced tea with my baked cheddar & kale scone one late afternoon.”

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First Night® Morris County celebrates its 25th anniversary – bigger and better than ever!

2016-12-21_10-31-52December 31, 2016 marks the 25th Anniversary of New Jersey’s biggest and brightest First Night, a New Year’s Eve family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration of the arts – with nearly 200 artists, over 85 events in 26+ venues – representing dance, theatre, music, world cultures, visual arts and children’s events.

For the last quarter century, Morris Arts has served as First Night Morris’ artistic programmer, securing topflight talents who attract thousands of people from throughout the state and beyond.  More than half of the program features new artists (or artists returning after several years), many of whom have performed at top venues (the White House, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Ringling Brothers, Madison Square Garden), won international recognition, performed on national radio/TV, in major films and/or collaborated with superstars of performing arts.

On that night, for a remarkably affordable price ($17.50-$25!), one can experience everything from Broadway stars to a comedy dog circus!

Three visual arts exhibits (displaying over 300 artworks) and two sets of fireworks top off that magical evening known as First Night® Morris County. To check out the full lineup of artists, visit: www.firstnightmorris.com.