Thursday, May 28, 2020

Wine Country Presents Whiskey Festival of New Jersey

Wine Country Stores presents the 1st Annual Whiskey Festival of New Jersey, set for Thursday October 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Downtown Jersey City.

Wine Country Stores is presenting this one-of-a-kind experience, allowing guests to sample whiskeys from elite vendors. The event is within a short walk from Exchange Place and Harborside Light Rail.

“This intimate gathering will provide an opportunity for attendees to taste artfully crafted whiskies and learn about the styles of whiskey, bourbon, rye and scotch,” said event creator and organizer Scott Maybaum, franchise owner of Wine Country Stores.

In addition to tasting the variety of select whiskies, guests will also have the opportunity to order cocktails to be made exclusively for this event. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold for this inaugural event, and the WCS looks forward to hosting more events in the future.

The Whiskey Festival of New Jersey tasting is being supported by local companies and businesses throughout New Jersey. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whiskey-festival-of-new-jersey-tickets-18235288238. For more information, email us at [email protected]

Kosher Rotisserie Restaurant Coming to East Harlem

(Yeahthatskosher.com) The Roast is a new small kosher restaurant specializing in chicken (roasted & fried) that will be opening after the holidays in Manhattan’s East Harlem, a few blocks north of the Upper East Side.

The restaurant is dedicated to serving healthy, homestyle, on-the-go sandwiches, rotisserie platters, salads, etc. including southwestern salads, baked potatoes, spicy chicken, schnitzel, full and half rotisserie chicken, and more. Prices will be relatively low for a kosher restaurant and will be competitive. The Roast will only seat 10-12 inside, with additional seating outside available. The majority of their work will be delivery and catering.

There will be a beer & wine menu available. The restaurant will be certified be under the OU.

Kai Fan Replaces Ginger Grill in Riverdale

(Yeahthatskosher.com) Kai Fan is another kosher Asian restaurant that took over Ginger Grill’s space on August 5th in Riverdale, Bronx, NY. They serve a variety of Chinese and Asian dishes including standards like sesame chicken, eggrolls, & wonton soup, as well as unique Asian offerings like Korean short ribs and Rama Rong Song. They also offer sushi and a kids menu.