Enjoy the last week of September. Last call for the list of your favorite New Jersey restaurants. Send the names of your ten favorite places to eat to Mkbrody@aol.com. Be advised whatever suits your dining fancy...will suit us! Pub, Seafood Restaurant, Dinner at a Bar, Diner...or your favorite Burger Joint.
 
Swirl Whirl Yogurt Opens in Westfield
 
In spite of the rain and miserable weather, Swirl Whirl, a self-service Yogurt Buffet opened this past Thursday. Located just acros the street from Ferraro’s, in the space formerly occupied by Cool Vines,  stop by and say “Hi” to assistant managers Mike and Allison. 
Visitors are welcome to use teeny sample cups to taste the yogurt. You’re also welcome to visit the website: http://swirlwhirl.com to receive a coupon..
Store Hours: Sunday to Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday to Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
Guests are urged to choose their own combinations and blend them with a variety of fruit for a real treat. Swirl Whirl has less cholesterol, less fat, less sugar, and contains probiotics or active cultures to promote better digestive health. 
Some of the flavors include: Banana, Birthday Cake, Blackberry, Blueberry, The Chocolate Experience, Cookies n Cream, Fancy French Vanilla, Lemon, and New York Cheesecake. Swirl Whirl is Kosher. Most flavors are gluten free, and do not contain high fructose or corn syrup. Stop by and sample several flavors. You’ll really like it!
Learn to Create Sensational Seafood
Classic Thyme Cooking School in Westfield is offering a class in Seafood with Suzanne Lowery. Date: Thursday, September 29th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full participation: $69 per person. (School Students may enroll with a parent.)
The Menu: Lobster Risotto, Shrimp and Scallops over Wilted Garlic Spinach, Zuppa di Clams with Cheesy Garlic Bread, Quick Paella,
Lemon, Parmesan and Crab Crusted Tilapia over Angel Hair Pasta.
Register on line at: www.classicthyme.com
 
Visit Maplewood Village Fall Market
 
It’s time for the Maplewood Village Fall Market. It all takes place, Saturday, October 1st. Folks will enjoy: Music, Food, Fall Merchandise, Pumpkins, and lots of Family Fun. Music by: Artist Firehouse Polka Band, Alan Paul Trio, and Good Tymes String Band. The Fall Market is sponsored by: St. James Gate, Highland Place, Village Trattoria, Artist Fest at the Fall Market, and CODA Kitchen & Bar. Plan to Shop, Dine and Celebrate the Change of Seasons. Time: Noon to 5 p.m.  See you downtown at Maplewood Village.
 
All about Stage Left Products at The Harvest Tasting
Date: Sunday, October 2. Time:1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Stock Up For The Holidays: Wines to inclde an amazing  new Barolo and a new Pinot Noir. Eight new releases of Paul Hobbs Argentine wines ranging from El Felino Merlot at $16.95 to Cobos Nico Malbec selling for over $200. 25 new wines will be featured at the walk-around tasting.
Tasting Products: Austrian Roasted Pumpkinseed Oil, House-Made Grenadine, Irish Cream, Applejack Cream, Limoncello, Elderflower Syrup, Aged Balsamic Vinegar, Stage Left Coffee, Velvet Falernum, Great Olive Oil and much more.
Spirts and Cocktail Ingredients for Sampling. Chocolates for Tasting.  All Chocolates must be pre-ordered. Your hosts will be taking orders while guests sample chocolates. Overnight shipping will be provided! 
The Cost: $50 per person. $25 goes toward the purchase of your first case of wine. Reserve by emailing JAlexhall@stageleft.com or by calling 732-828-4444 ext 20
 
Morristown Festival on the Green
Sunday, October 2, from Noon to 5 p.m. Rain or Shine. Fantastic Food. Activities & Entertainment for all. Over 100 exhibits. Free admision. For more information, visit: www. morristown-nj.org
 
Sickles Market Celebrates American Cheeses During October
 
The staff at Sickles Market in Little Silver, announced its lineup of weekly American cheese tastings to honor the superior cheeses made in the U.S.A.
 “Supporting our dairy industry and its cheesemakers is good for our economy and for our health,” explained Meghan Mullaney Walker, manager fine cheese and specialties. “Sickles Market is a proud supporter of the American Cheese Society. This promotion offers the perfect opportunity to focus on our country’s excellent cheeses.”
Each week new award-winning cheeses will be tasted with demonstrations on how to serve them with selected accompaniments. Tastings and demonstrations are located at the cheese department from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy a 10 percent discount on all American Cheeses throughout October. 
 Saturday, October 1: From Vermont -Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery Demo:,Fresh Plain Goat Cheese & Cultured Butter with Sea Salt accompanied by Whitney's Castleton Crackers of Vermont
 Friday, October 7: From New Jersey: Lombardi's Italian Kitchen: Fresh Mozzarella Demo: Lombardi's of Aberdeen will prepare cheese right before your eyes! The team will also show how to serve their mozzarella.
Saturday, October 8: From California - Cowgirl Creamery & 34 Degrees Crackers Demo: Mt Tam & Red Hawk cheeses will be sampled accompanied by 34 Degrees Crackers of Colorado.
Friday, October 14: From New Jersey - Tuscany Italian Specialty Foods Fresh Mozzarella Demo, Tuscany of Marlboro.
Saturday, October 15: Back to California - Nicasio Valley Demo:, Nicasio Square and Loma Alta cheeses will be sampled with Rustic Bakery Pan Forte Crostini.
Saturday, October 22: Vermont: Cellars at Jasper Hill; Demo Vermont's own Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, Constant Bliss & Bayley Hazen Blue will be sampled, accompanied by Whitney's Castleton Crackers.
Saturday, October 29 - New Jersey’s best! - Cherry Grove Farm, Buttercup Brie and Toma Primavera will be sampled accompanied by local, Herbertsville Honey.
Visit the new Online Grocery Store at www.sicklesmarket.com  for Sickles Market’s Cheese of the Month Club, a monthly selection of cheeses mailed to your home or as a gift.