The Downtown Plainfield restaurants are back at again for another progressive dinner offering up some great eats. Here's the short, short version: Two tours with 3 different restaurants in each, 3 groups to choose from in each tour, station #1 will be the appetizer/starter - station #2 will be the entree and station #3 will be the dessert. Three restaurants in one night! Follow this link to purchase tickets on Eventbrite.
The Vallon Tour (6:30PM start time at restaurant serving appetizers for all groups)
Appetizer: HopScotch & Vine - Tomato Caprese Tower: Sliced Vine Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Garlic Olive Oil, Balsamic Glaze
Entree: Opera House - Coq Au Vin: Braised chicken/red wine mushroom demi/onions/horseradish mashed Yukon potatoes
Dessert: MoeJoe's (family style) - King Cake
Appetizer: Opera House - Stuffed Potatoes: Fried potato shells/blackened filet tips/smoked cheddar cheese/bacon/fried onions/bleu cheese sauce
Entree: MoeJoe's (family style) - Jambalaya, Filet Mignon ala Asa, Red beans & Rice w/ Shrimp, Catfish Acadian
Dessert: HopScotch & Vine - French Baked Apple Tart w/ Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Appetizer: MoeJoe's (family style) - Gumbo, Corn Crusted Alligator Tail
Entree: HopScotch & Vine - Pork Tenderloin: Garlic & Maple Marinated Pork Tenderloin, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Broccoli
Dessert: Opera House - Nutella Banana Waffle w/ Vanilla bean Ice Cream
The McManus Tour (6:30PM start time at restaurant serving appetizers for all groups)
Appetizer: Mora - Filipino Egg Rolls w/ Pickled Daikon & Carrots Wrapped in Lettuce. Side of Garlic Mignonette Sauce
Entree: Sovereign - Espresso Rubbed Pork Tenderloin, Sweet Corn Puree, Knob Onions, Marbled Hash
Dessert: Wine & Cheese by TCC - Dark Chocolate Cup filled with White Chocolate Mousse topped with a Sour Cherry Chocolate Sauce
Appetizer: Wine & Cheese by TCC - Mini Cheese & Charcuterie Board: Stuffed Peppadew Peppers, Mixed Olives, Pimento Jam, Honey, Cream of Balsamic, Housemade Spicy IPA Pickles, Marcona Almonds with Crispy Prosciutto, Flatbread Crackers & French Baguette.
Entree: Mora - Crispy Tuna w/ Avocado, N.Y. Strip Topped w/ Truffle Oil Green Onion & Crispy Jalapenos, Agadashi Soup (Red Miso w/Tofu & Clams)
Dessert: Sovereign - Poached Pears, Cherry Marmalade, Candied Pecans, Whip Cream
Appetizer: Sovereign - Seared Scallops, Red Island Sea Peas, Bacon Relish, Grilled Tomato Aioli
Entree: Wine & Cheese by TCC - Red Wine Braised Short Ribs over Fried Polenta served with Roasted Winter Squash
Dessert: Mora - Rice Pudding: (sweet rice mixed in a reduced coconut milk, topped with cream and drizzled with blueberry sauce)
The Fine Print
Tickets are $50 each + eventbrite fee (includes gratuity)
• Please print your ticket at home.
• Please arrive at your first destination promptly (6:30pm) - schedules will be provided.
• The tour menu is predetermined.
• Only 10 tickets for each group will be sold.
• Rain or shine event.
• Transportation is not provided between locations.
• Alcohol and drinks are not included in ticket price. (please tip for those extra purchases...pretty please)
• All ticket sales are final.