Wine and Dine Downtown Newark
- Saturday, March 30, 2019
- Noon - 5 p.m.
A culinary and wine extravaganza featuring a dazzling array of tasty delights prepared by the chefs of downtown Newark's very own restaurants, complemented by fine wines from around the world. A number of the City's restaurants have selected wines to feature and created a menu to showcase their culinary abilities.
Restaurant-wine pairings will offer a $2.00 per 2 oz. taste of wine. Please see the participating restaurant's menus below! Premium tastings and flights may also be available at varying prices. Stroll, taste, shop and dine with friends with lots of wineries, restaurants and unique shops at your fingertips.
The first 2,000 attendees will receive a complimentary commemorative wine tasting glass and wine pouch. No tickets required! You pick up a glass at any participating restaurant and pay as you go. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age with proper I.D. to participate in wine tastings.
Be sure to use #NewarkWineDine to share the fun on social media!
Please call 302-366-7000 for more information.
- Home Grown Cafe
- Caffe Gelato
- Finn McCool's
- Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
- Stone Balloon
- Taverna Rustic Italian
- Grotto Pizza
- Churrascaria Saudades
- Santa Fe Mexican Grill
Home Grown Cafe
Red curry salmon or tofu, smashed avocado, red leaf lettuce, on rye toast $7
Can be GF | can be vegan, Recommended pairing: Kenwood Yulupa Cabernet Sauvignon
Mixed grains, edamame, marinated cucumbers, fresh radish, spicy ginger glaze $9
Recommended pairing: Mondavi Private Selection Pinot Grigio
Shrimp or Sweet Potato Tostada
Sauteed shrimp or sweet potatoes, shredded lettuce, queso fresco, salsa roja, refried beans, pico de gallo, crema, corn tortilla $4
GF | can be vegan, Recommended pairing: Newton Skyside Chardonnay
Kenwood Yulupa Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Sonoma Valley, CA 7 | 28 | $2 for a 2 oz sample
Aromas of plum and black cherries combine with notes of cocoa and fresh thyme, accompanied by smooth and approachable tannins with an excellent finish.
Mondavi Private Selection Pinot Grigio 2016, Napa Valley, CA 7 | 28 | $2 for a 2oz sample
Honeydew, ripe melon, and flinty mineral notes dominate the nose. On the palate, ripe fruit flavors are framed by the wine’s crisp acidity.
Newton Skyside Chardonnay, 2017, Napa Valley, CA 9 | 48 | $4 for a 2oz sample
The Skyside Chardonnay shows vibrant aromas of peach and honeysuckle, followed by baked apple and subtle oak notes. The finish is crisp and delicate with notes of minerality.
FOOD & WINE
Barefoot Pinot Grigio
Melted Brie on Toasted Ciabatta Bread with Green Apple, Honey Mustard, & Mixed Greens
Thai Style Shrimp Tacos with Sweet Chili Sauce and an Asian Slaw
Mini Burger with Balsamic Bacon Jam and Bleu Cheese Crumbles
Apothic Red Blend
Chambord Fudge Brownie with Raspberry Coulis and Vanilla Ice Cream
Classico: tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil. $13
Figaro: fig puree, thin sliced prosciutto di parma, crumbled gorgonzola, chives, truffled honey, and toasted pinenuts. $18
Romagna: smoked salmon, sliced red onions, goat cheese, béchamel, baby arugula, extra virgin olive oil, and lemon zest. $19
Giovani: burrata, basil pesto, dehydrated tomatoes, shaved asparagus, shaved parmigiana reggiano. $17
Campagnola: veal sausage, pepperoni, buffalo mozzarella, tomato sauce, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers. $19
Applewood Burger: crisp prosciutto di Parma, melted Manchego, garlic aioli, baby mache lettuce and sliced tomatoes on focaccia. Served with parmigiano fries. $15
Sweet Potato Fries $8
Bruschetta: diced plum tomatoes, red onions and sweet basil tossed with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil $7
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus: wood-fired pizza bread with feta and olive oil drizzle $10
Wood-Fired Wings: bacon wrapped chicken wings served with buffalo aioli, crispy onions, and arugula salad. $8
Short Rib Spring Rolls: with pepperoncini and dipping sauce. $8
Tomato Braised Meatballs: veal, pork, and beef with pomodor, mashed potatoes, and parmigiano. $10
Crispy Calamari: served with lemon-caper aioli and spicy marinara $11
Pancetta Mussels: Prince Edward Island Mussels sautéed with garlic, pancetta, and green onions finished with a white wine cream sauce. $11
Grilled Cheese on Brioche: with smoked apple butter, brie, sliced Granny Smith apples, and French fries. $10
Mushroom Stuffed Goat Cheese: roasted mushrooms in goat cheese mousse with wood fired pizza bread and balsamic reduction. $10
Steamed Littlenecks: Limoncello-caper broth, dried Roma tomatoes and grilled focaccia $11
Braised Short Rib and Mushrooms with Polenta Fries: Brasied beef short rib, local mushrooms, crispy polenta fries, truffle oil, diced tomatoes, and micro greens. $11
House Crafted Spinach Gnocchi: butternut squash, mushrooms, arugula, and Talegio cream sauce. $15
Antipasti: mozzarella & cherry tomatoes, zucchini & squash, asparagus, oven-dried tomatoes, prosciutto di Parma, olives, red beets, caper berries and stuffed hot cherry peppers $13
Charcutiere: prosciutto di parma, Manchego, Spanish and kalamata olives, pickled carrots & cauliflower, caper berries, crostini, grissini, port wine and fig jam, sopressata, chorizo. $15
Tortellini: house-crafted four-cheese tortellini served in parma rosa sauce. $15
Sauvignon Blanc Table
Pinot Grigio Table
Pinot Noir Table
Last Bottle Table
Chorizo and Cheese Rice Balls: topped with Cajun Cream Sauce
Polenta Fries: with our House Made Red Sauce topped with Bleu Cheese crumbles
Deep Fried Stuffed Artichoke Hearts: stuffed with Honey Goat Cheese and topped with a Lemon Honey Aioli
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Brie empanada, berry coulis $4
Chilled shrimp salad, endive lettuce cups $5
Prosciutto wrapped mozzarella, tomato and balsamic $6
2 oz $2 & 6 oz $8
Man Vintners South Africa Sauvignon
Hahn Cali Pinot Noir
Chicken Empanada $4
Chicken Skewer $5
Rose Day Owl, California
Malbec Domaine Bousquet, Argentina
Pork Bahn Mi Tacos with Cauliflower Slaw
Sour Cream and Onion Deviled Eggs
Crispy Wellington Ravioli with Brandy Cream and Arugula
Calamari - pickled chiles, tomato jam, lemon aioli
Fried Smoked Mozzarella - pomodoro sauce
Bruschetta - grilled rustic bread, garlic ricotta, aged balsamic vinegar, fresh basil
Menu unavailable. Please contract Grotto Pizza at (302) 369-0600 for more information.
Menu unavailable. Please contact Churrascaria Saudades at (302) 355-5551.
Menu unavailable. Please contact Santa Fe Mexican Grill at (302) 369-2500 for more information.