If you haven’t already heard, Jersey Bites has teamed up with Dreamworks Pictures to present a screening of The Hundred-Foot Journey, tomorrow night in Montclair. Here’s a sneak peek at the area restaurants who will be part of this celebration of French and Indian cuisine, with a sampling of their own fine offerings.
Brick Lane Curry House With 100 Indian pies (including chicken tikka masala, lamb bhuna, chana masala, and Bombay aloo), Ridgewood’s Brick Lane Curry House is ready to go. Glasses of mango lassi will accompany the pies.
Brick Lane Curry House
34 Franklin Avenue
Montclair-based French bistro Fricassée will present its signature chicken liver mousse (with garlic toasts) alongside a tarte au citron (lemon tart).
6 Park Street
Mausam, located in Seacaucus and Montclair (and coming soon to Clifton), brings classic Indian cuisine mixed with an American flair. For the event they will be bringing samosa appetizers (spicy boiled potato stuffing inside crispy flour dough), chicken tikka (cooked with fenugreek sauce with Indian spices), and malai kebabs (chicken seasoned with ginger, garlic, red onions and cilantro), as well as a few additional dishes.
379 Bloomfield Avenue
Beyond the Spice is best known for its Asian-style sauces and spices. For the screening, the online company will bring chicken (with tikka and bhartha sauce), and corn (with coconut ginger sauce).
Editorial Intern: Lou Petrella is a senior at Rutgers University, with a double major in Journalism and Media Studies, and Sports Management. Having grown up in Whippany, Lou is passionate about his Morris County roots. Aside from being an avid sports lover, Lou cares deeply about food and should not be bothered while enjoying a good meal. Italian food and seafood are his favorites, but a nice summer barbecue just may trump them both. At school, Lou works as a correspondent for the Daily Targum, and is preparing for a career in writing or communications.