CT Food News: Crawls, Deals, Bites + Beer – 12/18

18 Dec

A little elf told us today that you’ve been good boys and girls, so we’re going to let you know about some great events, a last chance at a Santa crawl, deals, dishes to try, and -of course- CT beer goodness. 

12/19 Green Eyed Lady is playing J House Greenwich from 8-11. Get yo’ drank on, get yo’ food on, get yo’ groove on.

12/19 It’s a Santa Crawl in SoNo, baby! Dress up as the jolly ol’ St. Nick or wear your ugliest sweater and take part in some great deals including beer, specials, and prizes. Participating restaurants include Johnny Utah’s, Blind Rhino, O’Neil’s, Mama’s Boy, SONO Pizza , Famous Pizza, Washington Prime, Local, and Cask Republic. If you visit 7 of the 10, you’ll be entered to win a raffle prize and can get more chances at the registration desk with proceeds going to The Connecticut Challenge. Register here.

12/24-25 Looking for a swank place to celebrate Christmas Eve or even Christmas? Well, check out Homestead Inn in Greenwich. They’ll be serving dinner from 5:45-8:45. A prix-fixe meal costs $87 and includes four courses.

12/28 Like, for sure! It’s a totally rad and tubular 80’s Ski Cabin party at, like, Miracle on Wall Street, like, oh my Goddddd. Come dressed, like, you’re ready to go skiing in the 80’s in, like, your brightest neon colors. There will be drink specials and there will also be a prize for the best dressed. The night starts at 7 and goes until 1 in the morning! Like, for sure.

WINTER FRIED OREOS at Bridge St. Wienery in Stamford. ‘Nuff said.

Oh God, the evil geniuses at Elm Street Diner in Stamford are up to no good again! This time they will make you an incredibly amazing Peppermint Crunch Milkshake! Come to poppa! 

Westbrook Lobster is offering up $10 gift cards for free when you buy a $50 gift card. Score. The deal ends 12/22, so don’t delay.

Kawa Ni in Westport is looking for a cook to join their awesome team. If interested, e-mail a letter of interest along with your resume.

According to NBC Connecticut, The Hard Rock Cafe is coming to Hartford. It will be located by the new stadium. Hmm, we have mixed feelings about this.

Chick-fil-A is coming to Norwalk!

CT Beer

12/18 Holy tap takeover Batman: Check out D&G Pizza in Canterbury for brews from Beer’d, Steady Habit, and NEBCo. Speaking of NEBCo, they’ll have Sea Hag, Fuzzy Baby Ducks, 668, Coriolis, Supernaut, Ghost Pigeon Porter, Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout Trooper from 2013, and a special cask of Coffee Stout Trooper!

12/18 Back East Brewing will have six packs of their new Rakutra, an India Style Wheat Ale, available at the brewery from 4-7 today. There’s a lmitit of one case per person. Get ’em before they’re gone.

12/18 no worries brewing’s taproom is open from 4-9 today, Saturday from 1-7 along with DiSorbos bakery and cannoli truck, and Sunday from 12-5.

12/19-20 There’s a soft opening of Brass Works Brewing in Waterbury this weekend. Come by Saturday from 2-8 and Sunday from 12-5.

12/19 Stop by the New Milford Farmers Market and you can buy Second Nature Peach from Kent Falls Brewing. This marks their second release from their barrel cellar.

12/19 Powder Hollow Brewery is hosting an all-levels yoga class . . . and you get your first beer afterwards for free. Tickets are $17 per person and can be bought here.

Lots going on at Firefly Hollow this weekend! Today they release their Methuselah Old Ale on tap and will be visited by Spud Stud, and Saturday they are selling Cone Flakes cans (you can buy a case per person) and will have The KitchN.

Relic Brewing will have The Huntsman Oatmeal Stout all weekend long as well as Demiana, The Coulter, and Equinox.

An exclusive beer from Clown Shoes has hit stores in the Northeast, so best hop on that! It’s the Vic Secret Space Cake DIPA.

JavaPig Stout from Shebeen will be out in cans and draft next week.

Yahoo recently named Two Roads of Stratford one of the best breweries in America! Here’s the full list.

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