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January 3: BEX Kitchen hosts a New Year’s Dinner where guests can choose from options like Lobster & Crab Enchiladas, Stuffed Pasilla Chiles, Champurrado & Pecan Shortbread and more. First seating is at 6 p.m. and second seating is at 8:15. Guests must make reservations, and the dinner is $55 per person. BEX Kitchen, 52 Main Street, Califon, 908-975-3334.
January 4 and 5: From noon to 5 p.m., visit Sharrott Winery in Blue Anchor to warm up with wine, cheese and comfort foods. Wine and food pairings are chosen by Sharrott’s wine maker. Sharrott Winery, 370 South Egg Harbor Road, Blue Anchor, 609-567-WINE (9463).
January 12 to 18: Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City will have its 2nd Annual Beer Week this January. Highlights will include drink and dining discounts, retail specials and exclusive accommodation packages. Save the date for a week’s worth of events, including the International Beer and Food Pairing. Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 609-340-4203.
January 25: High Street Grill’s Winter Beer Fest 2014 will allow guests to sample more than 40 craft beers from over 20 different breweries, including Carton, Firestone, Goose Island, Heavy Seas, Yards, Great Lakes, Allagash, Founders, Troegs, Lagunitas and more. Meet local craft brewers at their homebrew corner and snack on High Street Grill food. Sessions are from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Call (609) 265-9199 or email [email protected] to purchase your ticket.
January 25: The British Chip Shop in Haddonfield will celebrate Robert Burns Night in true Scottish fashion, with Haggis, Bagpipes and Scotch Whisky from 7 to 9 p.m. The price is $25 for a three-course meal consisting of Cock-A-Leekie soup, Haggis, ‘Neeps n’ Tatties and Whisky Trifle for dessert. British Chip Shop, 146 Kings Hwy East, Haddonfield, 856-354-0204.
February 15: The Big Beer Brew Festival is returning to the Morristown Armory and will feature more than 250 craft beer tastings. VIP ticket holders will enjoy another 25 special and rare beers, an extra hour of tasting per session and a gourmet buffet presented by Morris Tap and Grill of Randolph with menu designed by Food Network Chopped Champion (and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner) Chef Eric LeVine. The first session begins at 1 p.m. and the second begins at 7 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets. For a list of participating breweries, click here. Go to bigbeerbrewfestival.com or Facebook for updates. Morristown Armory, 430 Western Ave., Morristown.
March 8 and 9: Bergen County-based Giants of Generosity will sponsor a Celebrity Food and Wine Show. Funds will be raised by the charitable organization to help needy families and individuals throughout Bergen County. Featured guests are celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan, author, restaurateur, and a judge on the Food Network’s Chopped, and chef Guy Mitchell, producer of the White House Chef Tours. $75 per person. Save $15 on tickets by purchasing before December 22. Clinton Inn Hotel, 145 Dean Drive, Tenafly. Purchase your tickets here.