Election Night at Plates

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This just in from the newsletter at Plates….. a free small plates buffet at the bar on Election Night.

Election Nite at PLATES – Streaming TV & Earmark Menu($30!)

Track election night at PLATES with TV and complimentary small plates buffet by the bar. And here’s a Change You Can Believe In – our “Earmark Menu”, a 2 course prix fixe in the dining room for $30 (bridge to nowhere comes free)! Everybody’s a winner – red or blue! Join us on November 4th to celebrate victory. Roast the Vote!

More Plates events — including a wine dinner and Thanksgiving turkeys — after the jump.

California Winemaker Dinner – Clos Saron of the Sierra Nevada Foothills – Thursday Nov. 6

Place is honored to be the only NY stop for Winemaker and Winery Owner Gideon Bienstock. His famous Winery, Clos Saron, features 4,500 vines which enjoy high altitude California sun yielding superb and recognized Pinot Noir. Special Syrah Cuvees, Cabernet Sauvignon and Viognier will also be tasted side by side with a 4 course seasonal menu from Chef Matthew Karp. Plenty of time for Q&A with the winemaker and of course PLATES own wine expert Craig Muraszewski. The evening begins at 7 pm and is $85 per person, tax and gratuity additional. Reservations are suggested: 914-834-1244.

Thanksgiving Turkeys – from the farm to your table

Once again, we’re talkin’ Turkey! Chef Karp is sourcing free range turkeys from Misty Knoll Farm in Vermont, which you can order raw, brined, or cooked. The 14-16 pound turkeys will be “fresh-slaughter”, which means that they are killed on order and not processed, pre-packaged or stored. Last year the vote was a landslide – these turkeys are awesome! This direct route from farm to table provides for the freshest, most natural turkey experience. You can order these turkeys raw for cooking in your own home, pre-brined, or cooked with or without all the trimmings. Click here for the complete menu, pricing and order form – we have held prices from last year – no increase!

Misty Knoll Farms is a family-owned farm producing the finest naturally raised chickens and turkeys available from Vermont. Misty Knoll is located in the Champlain Valley between Rutland and Burlington, and the flocks are raised in open barns with free access to pasture, sunlight, wholesome feed and fresh water. Allowed to grow naturally to size, the turkeys are robust and meatier. Farmers Rob & John are part of the “Vermont Fresh Network” and feel strongly that working to create lasting and sustainable connections between local farms and restaurants is critical for the future of Vermont’s landscape, its economy, and the health of the state. PLATES is happy to be part of that alliance.

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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  1. Liz, the link to the Thanksgiving menu links into the Gannett webmail system. I think that is wrong.

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