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NY Eve Wine-Paired Dinner at Amuse 

CoolVines & Amuse present: Bubbly for the Ball! A New Year's Eve Wine-Paired Dinner Celebration. Enjoy a fixed-menu of four expertly crafted courses from Amuse's own Chef CJ Reycraft paired with five decadent sparkling wines curated by CoolVines; from appetizer to dessert, Champagne to Cava! Look back at 2015 and ring in 2016 at Amuse, 39 Elm St., 7pm on News Year's Eve, Thursday December 31. $100 per person includes food, wine, sommelier, tax, and tip. For tickets call CoolVines at 908.232.5050 or visit:

Fresh Fish for the Holidays at Westfield Seafood

Westfield Seafood will be prepared for all your holiday fish and shellfish desires, including calamari, smelts, and baccala. Call ahead to order other unusual things you might need, including whole fish, lobsters, crabmeat, items we do not usually carry, and anything that requires special preparation, like shrimp platters.  Opened clam and oyster orders must be placed by Sunday, December 20. 220 South Ave. W. , 908.233.3042. 

Roosterspin in the News
Inside Jersey Magazine's latest December 2015 issue features Roosterspin! Thanks to The Star-Ledgerand Teresa Politano for naming Roosterspin in TOP 10 BEST Asian restaurants in NJ and congratulations to owner Mihae Cho on this accolade! 251 North Ave. W., 908.233.7333. 

Holiday Gifts from Patricia & Paul Artisans of Fine Oils & Balsamics

Patricia & Paul's elves have been hard at work creating the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list. Arriving straight from Italy, they have Panettone, Torrone, Panforte and chocolate dipped cherries with grappa. Their Ultra Premium Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Balsamics would make the perfect pairings for the food lovers and the health conscious in your life. Many items have been packaged beautifully for under $20 as well as lovely gift baskets that start at $40. Don't miss their vendor sampling on Saturday, December 12 and 19. Samples will include tomato sauce, pesto, finishing sauces, panforte from Siena, and of course all of their oils and balsamics. 20 Elm St., 908.232.3866.

 Saturday with Santa at Duke's Deli
Bring the kids for a bite to eat and get a picture with Santa on Saturday December 19 from 10am-2pm. They are partnering with Westfield Food Pantry and you are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items as a donation. 339 South Ave W. , 908.941.6877.  Facebook

Holiday Bonus Cards at Turning Point

Have some hard-to-buy-for people on your holiday gift list this year? Everybody loves breakfast! And you get a bonus for your clever gift idea. The more you buy the more you get: Buy a $50 gift card, get a $10 bonus card; Buy a $100 gift card, get a $20 bonus card. Turning Point serves breakfast, lunch and brunch daily from 8am-3pm. 137 Central Ave., 908.264.8180.

Gift Baskets from Ahrre's Coffee Roastery

Ahrre's Coffee Roastery buys their green coffee beans direct from the Importers and roasts them at their facility in Plainfield in small batches. You cannot get fresher coffee anywhere else in the area! Holiday Shopper Special: Through December 24, enjoy their legendary hot chocolate for less - one for $3, two for $5. Order five Gift Baskets and you'll get one free! Baskets can be picked up or shipped anywhere in the US (shipping not included on the free basket). More information on their baskets is on their website. 104 Elm St., 908.232.7977.