Hot Spot Hotshots of Lower Fairfield County « Our 2nd Post for CBS Connecticut

27 Aug

Giovanni at his new hot spot, Volta

Hot Spot Hotshots of Lower Fairfield County « CBS Connecticut

So exciting! Our second post for CBS Connecticut. This time, we explored some hot spot hotshots by us. We look at Valencia and Bodega; Capriccio and Volta; and Scena Wine Bar, 55 Degrees, and Cava. We’ll tell you why the restauranteurs behind these hot spots rock and what to order.  Again, when you click through our post, please click on the FB Recommend tab to boost us up.  Thanks, you all rock.

“Our music library is full of one hit wonders that hit it big, but then sank into obscurity.  There are a handful of people, though, who have remained popular for decades, album after album.  Well, in our food-obsessed culture, restaurateurs and chefs have become the new rock stars of our generation.  The cream-of-the-crop own hot spots that people rave about and put out high quality menus fit for foodies. They use their culinary skills, knowledge, and creativity and translate their success into new restaurant endeavors.  Here’s a glimpse at just a few hotshot restaurateurs who own hot spots in Lower Fairfield County.  Let’s dig in…”

Hot Spot Hotshots of Lower Fairfield County « CBS Connecticut

11 Responses to “Hot Spot Hotshots of Lower Fairfield County « Our 2nd Post for CBS Connecticut”


  1. Fairfield County Restaurateurs Expand into New Haven with Harvest Restaurant | OmNomCT - January 17, 2014

    […] Ecuador to Connecticut, the Siguenza brothers have certainly made a splash in Fairfield County with their popular restaurants.  Whether you’re talking about Cava in New Canaan, Scena Wine […]


  2. The Best Warm Weather Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Fairfield County | OmNomCT - April 10, 2013

    […] Cava Wine Bar & Restaurant (Outdoor patio) […]


  3. Reap Our First Tastes of Harvest: New American Farm to Table in Greenwich, CT « OmNomCT - February 4, 2013

    […] the night we met Vincente Siguenza, owner and manager of the amazing Cava, Scena, and 55 Wine Bar & Restaurant. And, we were […]


  4. Chowdafest V Recap, Results, and Our Picks: Why 2013 Rocked! « OmNomCT - February 4, 2013

    […] night, but what it truly memorable was the nice finish from the arepa ball that remained crispy. Chef Michael Young didn’t seem flustered at all, even though his servers had no power and had to heat the soup […]


  5. Harvest Wine Bar + Restaurant Brings Modern American Farm-to-Table to Greenwich « OmNomCT - January 24, 2013

    […] Scena Wine Bar & Restaurant in Darien, and 55 Wine Bar & Restaurant in Fairfield (we wrote an article for CBS about all of them, too).  As for Eben, you might remember his work as chef at Scena.  While we […]


  6. Step on the brakes for this delicioso Venezuelan spot! Masas Resturant – Norwalk, CT « OmNomCT - May 10, 2012

    […] food). And, it’s frickin’ tasty. Like, so tasty I actually like the arepas better than Valencia. SAY WHAT? Yeah I know, it was hard for me to even type that. Don’t worry, I am still madly […]


  7. Beaujolais & Beyond: Food, Wine, and Auctions for Fairfield Chamber Fundraiser « OmNomCT - May 7, 2012

    […] are excited at the prospect of trying out 55 Wine Bar & Restaurant, part of the Scena Wine Bar and Cava restaurant group.  To be honest, we’re also very […]


  8. The Talk of the Town: Darien Social Opens Soon! « OmNomCT - January 23, 2012

    […] is up to no good again.  Look at his criminal record:  serving some hard culinary time, just like Michael Young from Valencia, at Habana and Ocean Drive.  Most recent on his record?  Revamp the menu of Grand […]


  9. Ya Ain’t Scena-it All ‘Til Ya Seen Scena Wine Bar & Restaurant, Darien « OmNomCT - November 22, 2011

    […] Wine Bar & Restaurant.  Scena is the brainchild of the same owners of Cava in New Canaan and 55° Wine Bar & Restaurant in Fairfield.  When we arrived, we enjoyed Scena’s decor, which had a modern sensibility to […]


  10. New Canaan’s 1st Restaurant Week Ever! New and classic spots, outdoor dining, and help for The Food Pantry. New Canaan, CT « OmNomCT - November 21, 2011

    […] Cava.  Seriously awesome Italian food from same owners of Scena Wine Bar in Darien.  Gotta go here.  CBS post coming soon with them. […]


  11. Eating Fairfield: An Omnomable Week of Culinary Awesomeness « OmNomCT - November 6, 2011

    […] 55 Degrees Wine Bar & Restaurant:  been dying to eat here.  Same owners of Cava in New Canaan and Scena Wine Bar in Darien. […]


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