Well, now that we got that other election over with, the folks at Edible Jersey magazine are giving you another opportunity to let your voice be heard. They are running a Local Heroes Award contest in which you can vote for people you believe are a positive force in supporting local food. You can write in individuals for the following categories: Farm/Farmer, Chef/Restaurant, Food Artisan, Beverage Artisan, and Non-Profit Organization. Click onto the link here to make your choice.
Looking for some fun food activities that are easy on the ol’ wallet? Have you considered your local library and schools? A number of libraries and schools in South Jersey have regular cooking and food events that are free or relatively inexpensive to attend. Here’s some upcoming events going on throughout the area:
11/6 – Polish cooking program – 7PM @ Woodbury Public Library.
11/7 – Food and Dance of the Middle East – 7PM @ Woodbury Public Library.
11/8 – Annual Diwali dinner and musical – 5:30PM @ William Allen Middle School, Moorestown.
11/10 – Cheesecake Challenge – 2PM-4PM @ Little Egg Harbor branch of Ocean County Library.
11/13 – From Cannoli to Ravioli: Unlocking Your Culinary Heritage with author Laura Schenone – 7PM @ Woodbury Public Library.
11/14 – Wine and Cheese Tasting from Heritage Station – 7PM @ Woodbury Public Library.
11/19 – Filipino cooking demo – 7PM @ Willingboro Public Library.
Thinking about a nice night out in Atlantic City without totally busting your budget? The Palm Restaurant at The Quarter is running a special Steak and Mangia dinner for two through November.
And lastly, if you’re a jazz fan like me, you might me interested in a special dinner and show promotion being done by Cape May Stage with their production of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” this month. They are running this promotion with a number of restaurants in Cape May.