May
14
10:00am10:00am

Mother's Day 2017

Celebrate Mother's Day at Laurel & Sage

We are excited to share our 2017 Mother's Day details.  We will be open for both brunch and dinner.  Chef Shawn has created special seasonal menus to treat Mom. There are three pre-fixe brunch ($35pp) seatings: 10am, 12pm, & 2pm and our new spring dinner menu is offered a la carte from 4:30pm - 7:30pm. Outdoor garden style dining available if weather permits. 

Reservations accepted by phone 973-783-1133 or email shawn@laurelandsage.com

As a special thank you for all the wonderful things you do, all Moms will receive a special gift from Laurel & Sage

Brunch Menu - start with fresh seasonal fruit salad & homemade biscuits, coffee & juice included

Taylor Ham Benedict- seared taylor ham, hollandaise, english muffin, homefries     

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Benedict - hollandaise, english muffin, homefries

Smoked Salmon Omelet - caviar, capers, crème fraiche, homefries   

Wild Mushroom Omelet - gruyere, spinach, home fries

Cinnamon Raisin French Toast - Smoked apple wood thick-cut bacon or chorizo
  
Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes - Smoked apple wood thick-cut bacon or chorizo

BBQ Bacon Cheddar Burger - truffle-parmesan steak fries, mista salad or napa slaw  

Lobster Roll - apple wood smoke bacon, pickled cucumber-ginger, chips

Crispy Soft Shell Crab BLT - dijon-yuzu vinaigrette, duck fat fried potato chips  


Kids menu available for $14

Chicken fingers & fries
Mac and cheese
Eggs any way
Buttermilk pancakes
Cinnamon raisin french toast
Grilled cheese & fries

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Mar
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Pairing Dinner with Amanti Vino - Domaine Genot-Boulanger

Come celebrate a special night of food and wine with Laurel & Sage and Amanti Vino on Wednesday, March 15th

We are thrilled to be hosting Sharon Sevrens from Amanti Vino and winemaker Guillaume Lavollée of Domaine Génot-Boulanger. Chef Shawn has created a suburb menu to pair with these extraordinary Burgundies. This dinner will be a true deep dive into a classic region known for its unique, singular sites and the finest expressions of two of the most famous varietals in the world. This is a special menu for a special evening that is not to be missed.

Wine Tasting Menu
Upon arrival
2014 Domaine Genot-Boulanger Puligny Montrachet Nosroyes
 
First Course
Charred Anjou Pear
perail papillon, gougeres, banyuls
Paired with 2014 Domaine Genot-Boulanger Clos du Cromin Meursault and 2014 Domaine Genot-Boulanger Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Vergers

Second Course
Foie Steak
burnt apple, cinnamon raisin brioche, lingonberry, jus-gastrique
Paired with 2014 Domaine Genot-Boulanger Meursault 1er Cru Boucheres and 2014 Domaine Genot-Boulanger Mercurey 1er Cru Sazenay
 
Third Course
Herb Crusted Wild Boar Tenderloin
mint yogurt, wild mushroom fricasse
Paired with 2014 Domaine Genot-Boulanger Pommard 1er Cru Clos Blanc
 
Dessert
Apple Galette

Tickets are Approximately $155 per person ($80 for food and $75 for wine)
To RSVP contact Sharon at Amanti Vino

**Please note that we have a strict 48 cancellation policy for our wine pairing dinners.

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Feb
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

Valentine's Day 2017

Come Celebrate Valentine's Day at Laurel & Sage

Chef Shawn has created a special seasonal menu for the evening based on our best sellers and specials.  We will be serving a 4-course menu with options for $65 per person.  Reservations are accepted via phone at 973-783-1133 or email at shawn@laurelandsage.com.  All reservations require a credit card and we kindly ask for 48hr cancellation notice or your card will be charged.

Space is limited!

AMUSE

 

APPETIZERS (select one)

LOBSTER BISQUE - sherry, tarragon, chopped lobster    (GF)

JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKE - granny smith slaw, green peppercorn tartar

BLACK KALE & SPROUTS SALAD - pancetta, pepitas, medjool dates, ricotta salata, grapefruit, pomegranate vinaigrette   (GF)

GREEN CURRY PEI MUSSELS - kefir, apple, coconut milk, chablis   (GF)

POMEGRANATE MOLASSES BRAISED SHORT RIB  - sweet potato, kimchi (GF)

CHILEAN SEABASS MAKI ROLL - papaya, jalapeno, trio dipping sauce

 

ENTREES (select one)

PRIME NY STRIP STEAK - chimichurri, crispy fingerlings, brussel sprouts (GF)

GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMON - cauliflower, Oregon foraged mushrooms, brown butter yuzu vinaigrette   (GF)

WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO - black truffle butter, pine nuts   (GF)

SQUID INK LINGUINE – lobster, scallops, shrimp, mussels, tumeric-bouillabaisse

CAST-IRON SEARED LONG ISLAND DUCK BREAST - root vegetable medley fries, Madeira-bone sauce (seared foie gras $6 supplement)  (GF)

GINGER-SOY LACQUERED CHILEAN SEA BASS - hon shimeji ceviche, lobster dumplings, kombu mushroom consommé ($8 supplement)

 

DESSERT (select one)

BEIGNETS - lingonberry, dark chocolate, sea salt caramel

DARK CHOCOLATE PIGNOLI TART - almond-cocoa crust, caramel, sea salt, mascarpone

GELATO, SORBET, ICE CREAM - banana, dark chocolate, raspberry, vanilla, hazelnut, espresso chunk

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Dec
31
5:45pm 5:45pm

New Year's Eve 2016

Come Celebrate New Year's Eve at Laurel & Sage

We are excited to share our 2016 New Year's Eve details.  Chef Shawn has created special seasonal 4 and 5 course tasting menus to ring in the New Year. There are two seatings: 5:45pm (4-courses, $85) and 8:45pm (5-courses, $110).  Reservations accepted by phone 973-783-1133.  

All guests will be automatically entered in our raffle where we will be giving out Laurel & Sage gift cards and gifts from local vendors.

NYE Tasting Menu

Course I
AMUSE BOUCHE
 
Course II*
LAMB CHOP LOLLIPOP
parsnip, mint, purslane
or
OCTOPUS SALAD
celery root, apple slaw

Course III
GRILLED MAINE LOBSTER
cuttle fish linguine
or
PORCINI RAVIOLI
black truffle, duck confit

Course IV
OPULENT HALIBUT
cauliflower, black trumpet, blood orange
or
GRILLED NY STRIP
tuscan kale, celeriac gratin, foie-demi sauce, chimichurri, bearnaise

Course V
DARK CHOCOLATE PIGNOLI TART MASCARPONE GELATO
or
APPLE GALETTE

Course II is available for the 8:45pm seating

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Oct
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino - Thomas Fogarty Winery

We are thrilled to be hosting Sharon Severns of Amanti Vino and Thomas Fogarty Jr., of Thomas Fogarty Winery and his single vineyard Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.  Chef Shawn will be calling on his California roots to deliver a special menu for the evening.  For all California wine lovers, the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation is one of the most exciting and under the radar growing regions in the country.  Don't miss this brilliant evening, perfect for old world and new world wine lovers alike.

LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE!  ORGANIC & BIODYNAMIC PRODUCER!

Upon Arrival
2012 Thomas Fogarty Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains
 
First Course
Braised-Grilled Octopus
Celeriac-Apple Slaw
Paired with 2012 Thomas Fogarty Portola Springs Vineyard Chardonnay
 
Second Course
Brown Butter Quail
Wild Mushroom Risotto, Black Mission fig
Paired with 2012 Thomas Fogarty Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir &
2012 Thomas Fogarty Wills Cabin Vineyard Pinot Noir
 
Third Course
Rendered-Crispy Duck Breast
Cardoon gratin, Tamarind au Poivre
Paired with 2012 Thomas Fogarty Rapley Trail Vineyard Pinot Noir
 
Dessert
Vanilla Shake & Churro

Tickets are Approximately $130 per person ($70 for food and $60 for wine)
To RSVP contact Sharon at Amanti Vino

**Please note that we have a strict 48 cancellation policy for our wine pairing dinners.

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May
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino - Azienda Agricola Paitin

Join us for a very special wine pairing dinner with Amanti Vino as we welcome Giovanni Pasquero Elia, winemaker & proprietor of Azienda Agricola Paitin, and his stunning expressions of Nebbiolo to Montclair. This winery, one of the oldest estates in Piedmont, dates back to 1796. All of Giovanni’s wines are absolutely extraordinary with each expression a true masterclass in classic Piedmont terroir. His greatest bottlings are his three distinct Barbaresco crus that are a must try for any lover of traditional Nebbiolo.  Chef Shawn has created a spectacular Tuscan Italian menu for the evening drawing on his days from Delfina, one of San Francisco's top rated restaurants.

Upon Arrival
2014 Paitin Arneis Vigna Elisa
 
First Course
Charcuterie
prosciutto, ribiola, olives
Paired with the 2013 Paitin Langhe Nebbiolo
 
Second Course
Mushroom Risotto
creamed spinach
Paired with 2012 Paitin Barbaresco Serra and 2010 Paitin Barbaresco Vignes Vecchie
 
Third Course
Grilled Strip Steak
panzanella, foie demi
Paired with 2001 Paitin Barbaresco del Sori’ Paitin vs 2012 Paitin Barbaresco del Sori’ Paitin
 
Dessert
Pignoli Tart
dark chocolate & mascarpone gelato

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May
8
10:00am10:00am

Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother's Day at Laurel & Sage

We are excited to share our 2016 Mother's Day details.  We will be open for both brunch and dinner.  Chef Shawn has created special seasonal menus to treat Mom. There are three pre-fixe brunch ($32pp) seatings: 10am, 12pm, & 2pm and our new spring dinner menu is offered a la carte from 4pm - 7pm. Outdoor garden style dining available if weather permits. 

Space is limited! For reservations call 973-783-1133 or email shawn@laurelandsage.com

As a special thank you for all the wonderful things you do, all Moms will receive a special gift from Laurel & Sage

Brunch Menu - start with fresh seasonal fruit salad & homemade biscuits, coffee & juice included

Taylor ham benedict- seared taylor ham, hollandaise, english muffin, homefries     

Jumbo lump crab cake benedict - hollandaise, english muffin, homefries

Smoked salmon omelet - caviar, capers, crème fraiche, homefries   

Wild mushroom omelet - gruyere, spinach, home fries

Cinnamon raisin french toast - Smoked apple wood thick-cut bacon or chorizo
  
Buttermilk Blackberry pancakes - Smoked apple wood thick-cut bacon or chorizo

BBQ bacon cheddar burger - truffle-parmesan steak fries, mista salad or napa slaw  

Lobster roll - apple wood smoke bacon, pickled cucumber-ginger, chips

Crispy soft shell crab BLT - dijon-yuzu vinaigrette, duck fat fried potato chips  


Kids menu available for $14

Chicken fingers and fries
Mac and cheese
Eggs any way
Buttermilk pancakes
Cinnamon raisin french toast
Cheese  burger
Grilled cheese

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Mar
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino - Luca Roagna

We are thrilled to be hosting one of Amanti Vino's all time favorites, Luca Roagna, who is one of the finest producers of uber-traditional Barolo and Barbaresco.  He represents the upper echelon of winemaking talent not only in Piedmont, but in the entire world.  Chef Shawn has created a spectacular Tuscan Italian menu for the evening drawing on his days from Delfina, one of San Francisco's top rated restaurants.

This is a not to be missed event - Limited Availability!

Upon Arrival
2010 Roagna Langhe Rosso
 
First course
Duck Confit Ravioli
caramelized mushroom, black truffle emulsion
Paired with 2008 Roagna Barbareco Paje vs 2010 Roagna Barbaresco Paje
 
Second course
Lamb Ragu
semolina pappardelle, goat cheese
Paired with 2005 Roagna Barolo Pira 2005 (Magnum) & 2010 Roagna Barolo Pira
 
Third course
Veal Chop
panzanella, gorgonzola, foie demi
Paired with 2006 Roagna Barolo “Vigna Rionda”
 

Fourth course
Chocolate Sampling
Paired with NV Roagna Barolo Chinato

Tickets are Approximately $165 per person ($70 for food and $95 for wine)
To RSVP contact Sharon at Amanti Vino

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Feb
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino

Amuse Bouche
NV Bereche Brut Reserve Champagne
           
First Course
Cast-Iron Seared Diver Scallops
parsnip, asparagus, pickled pearl onion, fines herb coulis
Paired With 2013 Rollin Pernand Vergelles Blanc “Cloux”
 
Second Course
Brown Butter Quail
chicory, Granny smith, pomery sauce
Paired with 2011 Foulot Mercurey Rouge 1er Cru and 2013 Duroche Gevrey Chambertin
 
Third Course
Grilled Hanger Steak
spinach-broccoli gratin, fingerlings, chimichurri
Paired with 2008 Levet Cote Rotie "La Chavaroche" 2008 and 2008 Chateau Haut Segottes St Emilion
 
Dessert
Beignets
lingonberry jam, dark chocolate, vanilla creme anglaise

Tickets are Approximately $125 per person ($65 for food and $60 for wine)
To RSVP contact Sharon at Amanti Vino at sharon@amantivino.com

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve 2015

Come Celebrate New Year's Eve at Laurel & Sage

We are excited to share our 2015 New Year's Eve details.  Chef Shawn has created special seasonal 4 and 5 course tasting menus to ring in the New Year. There are two seatings: 5:45pm (4-courses, $85) and 8:45pm (5-courses, $110).  Reservations accepted by phone 973-783-1133 or email laurelandsage@gmail.com.  

All guests will be automatically entered in our raffle where we will be giving out Laurel & Sage gift cards and gifts from local vendors.

NYE Tasting Menu

Course I
AMUSE BOUCHE
 
Course II*
BEEF CARPACCIO
baby arugula, dijon, cornichon
or
SHRIMP-AVOCADO ROULADE
citrus-habanero emulsion

Course III
BUTTERNUT SQUASH RAVIOLI
chestnut crema, apple, hazelnut
or
DATE AND PECORINO STUFFED QUAIL
pomery bone sauce

Course IV
TAIL-ON RED SNAPPER
shanghai shoots, citrus-chili glaze, sushi rice
or
GRILLED PRIME RIBEYE
tuscan kale, winter root vegetable medley frites, foie-demi sauce-chimichurri

Course V
PASSION FRUIT AND DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE PARFAIT
or
PIGNOLI TART MASCARPONE GELATO

* Course II is available for the 8:45pm seating

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Dec
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino - Wilde Farms

Upon arrival
2014 Wilde Farm Rosè
 
First Course
Hamachi Crudo
Meyer lemon zest, opal basil, scotch bonnet oil, plantain
Paired with 2014 Wilde Farm Chardonnay
 
Second Course
Cast-Iron Seared Duck Breast
huckle berry bone sauce, parsnip, field greens
Paired with 2014 Wilde Farm Donnelly Creek Pinot Noir
 
Third Course
Grilled Lamb Chops
pepita crusted asparagus, sweet anchovy-chimichurri
Paired with 2014 Wilde Farm Bedrock Heritage 2013 Wilde Farm Cardiac Hill Syrah
 
Dessert
Banana Chocolate Bread Pudding
mascarpone gelato

Tickets are Approximately $115 per person ($65 for food and $50 for wine)
To RSVP contact Sharon at Amanti Vino

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Nov
10
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino - Tentuta di Trinoro (Tuscany) and Passopisciaro (Mt. Etna)

Upon Arrival
Bubbly TBD
 
First course
Crispy Mediterranean Dorade Filet
lentil salad,eggplant caviar, lemon-truffle emulsion
Paired with 2012 Passopisciaro Guardiola Blanco
 
Second course
Cider Glazed Arista of Pork
wild baby arugula, pickled shallots, polenta parfait
Paired with 2012 Passopisciaro Rosso IGT & 2011 Tenuta di Trinoro Franchetti
 
Third course
Short Rib Risotto
creamed spinach, horseradish
Paired with 2011 Tenuta di Trinoro Le Cupole, 2011 Tentuta di Trinoro Magnacosta, and 2011 Tenuta di Trinoro Rosso
 
Dessert
Pumpkin-Spice Cheese Cake in a jar
cinnamon chantilly, graham crust

Cost:  Approximately $165 per person ($75 for food and $90 for wine)

Limited Availability!!!
To RSVP contact Sharon at Amanti Vino

 

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Oct
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

Cru vs. Brew 2015

About

Chef Shawn and Laurel & Sage are excited to be a part of this year's Crew vs. Brew event.  Five local top chefs each bring you a delectable course to be paired with both wine and beer.  Then you be the judge - which pairs best!

Menu

Reception
Amuse Bouche  
(Four delicious nibbles)
 
1st Course
Chili Rubbed Swordfish
w/ Sweet Potato Crab Meat-Scallion, Tri-citrus Beurre Blanc
Chef: Shawn Paul Dalziel (Laurel & Sage)
Paired with Firestone Walker Bretta Weisse vs. TBD

 
2nd Course
Homemade Penne Pasta in Lamb Ragout
w/ Goat Cheese, Kalamata Olive, Basil Pesto.
Chef: Ariane Duarte (Ariane Kitchen + Bar)
Paired with Firestone Walker DBA vs. TBD
 
3rd Course
Roasted Chicken Breast
w/ House-made Smoked Cremini Mushroom Sausage, Magnalitsa Bacon, Brussels sprouts, Kabocha pumpkin, whole grain mustard
Chef: Corey Heyer (Bernard’s Inn)
Paired with Firestone Walker Agrestic vs. TBD
 
4th Course
Meat Course
Chef James Laird (Restaurant Serenade)
Paired with Firestone Walker Reginald Brett vs. TBD
 
Dessert
'Stout Forest'
Oatmeal Stout Cake, Milk Chocolate Cream, Dark Chocolate Oat Crumble, Preserved Sweet and Sour Cherries
Chef: John Sauchelli (Maritime Parc)
Paired with Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin vs. TBD

Tickets are $170 per person and are available on the Amanti Vino website.  This charitable event donates all proceeds to Intensive Therapeutics, an organization specializing in occupational therapy for children with special needs.

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Jul
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Wine Tasting Dinner with Amanti Vino - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Upon Arrival
2014 Piaggia Rosato "Viti Dell'erta"
 
Amuse Bouche
Croissant
Butter-honey-lavender salt
 
First Course
Green Curry Mussels
Coconut Milk, white burgundy, apple
Paired with Agrapart Blanc de Blanc 7 Crus Champagne
 
Second Course
Brown Butter Quail & Poached Egg
Celery root, chickory, gougeres du Langres, fondue
Paired with 2005 Lopez de Heredia Rioja Gravonia Blanco
 

Third Course
Crispy Branzino Filet & Ratatouille
Cockles-cured lemon-turmeric
Paired 2013 Domaine Vincent Latour Meursault “Cuvee St. Jean”
 
Fourth Course
Steak Bearnaise
Chimmichurri, medley fries
Paired with 2012 Passopisciaro Contrada Rampante
 
Dessert
Hazelnut-Mocha Pot de Creme

To RSVP contact sharon@amantivino.com

 

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