Fairfield Cty. Food News: Openings, Brunch, Burgers, Donuts + More – 1/15/16

15 Jan

Plenty to do, see, eat, drink, and look forward to here in Fairfield County this week with our weekly news post. If you scroll down to the bottom, we have some events listed for outside of Fairfield County, too, if you feel like checking things out or live out yonder.

1/15 Harvest Westport is officially opening tomorrow at 5 with walk-in spots only at this time.

1/16-17 TruNorth Tavern & Table in Black Rock has $15 bottomless mimosas and bloodys from 11-3 for brunch. Get you some.

Bourbon threesome flight  at Plan B Burger Bar in Stamford Connecticut

Chocopologie knows what’s up!

1/17 Don’t forget that South End in New Canaan is open for brunch starting at 11:30. One of the dishes: Mexican Breakfast tacos that come with fresh salsa and potatoes on the side.


1/20 Chocopologie in SoNo is hosting a chocolate AND bourbon tasting class. Oh, hot damn, yes. In addition, there will be hors d’oeuvre and champagne before the tasting. It’s $89 all in. Get your spot by emailing chocopologie@mail.com.

1/25 Craft 260 in Fairfield is hosting a Stubborn Beauty beer dinner starting at 6. You’ll have 4 courses with 5 different brews for $80 all in.

2/4 Don’t forget about the Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening! Get your tix and be on the lookout for a contest we’ll be sponsoring soon, too!

Sky from Forever Sweet Bakery Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lovers Evening

Sky from Forever Sweet Bakery in Norwalk.

Plan B Fairfield’s Burger of the Week is their Pork Mac Attack. That’s a pork patty, fried mac & cheese, bacon, cheese sauce, and frizzled onions. Consult your heart doctor before consuming. LOL


Um, Franklin Street Works in Stamford has Brioche Donuts with a salted caramel filling! Get some donuts, check out the awesome exhibits!

Mecha Noodle Bar in Fairfield and SoNo will be your new lunch spot, no doubt because they are starting daily lunch service starting at 11:30.

Back 40 Kitchen in Greenwich, our favorite new restaurant oft 2015, is now accepting reservations. Get on that, people!

Coalhouse Pizza is hosting a Super Bowl contest with $20 boxes. 1st Quarter gives you 300, 2nd gives you 600, 3rd gives you 300, and final score gets you 800. Get a pizza and beer while you’re buying a box. ;)

Cantina Tequila Bar in Stamford (135 Bedford) has 1/2 priced pitchers of sangria every Wednesday from 7-10. Um? SCORE!

Center Street Public House in Darien has you covered for your football action . . . and some. They are featuring half-priced wings all weekend and also have a potato, cheese, and bacon bake. For your info, Chiefs vs. Pats at 4:35 and Packers vs. Cards at 8:15 on Saturday; Seahawks vs. Panthers at 1:05 and Steelers vs. Broncos at 4:40 on Sunday.

Shearwater organic coffee roasters

Shearwater coffee is appearing on more and more menus here in CT and we love it!

Fleishers in Westport and Whistle Stop Bakery in Ridgefield are now carrying the one, the only Cold Roman Bottled Espresso. Get your fuel, people.


Kawa Ni and The Whelk are now serving CT’s own Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters! Represent!

According to NewCanaanite.com, the renovations on Gates in New Canaan are nearly done. Info here.

Outside of Fairfield County

1/15 You’ve meat your match with this food truck that is braving the cold for you: The Meat Truck! They’ll be out on Church Street in New Haven to food ur need.

1/17 Krust in Middletown is celebrating three years and you’re invited! Half-priced pizza, $4 drafts, cocktail and whiskey specials. What what? It all begins at 8!

1/19 If you don’t mind traveling a bit out to Windsor, check out Bears & Brew from 5:30-8. You’ll have five courses of amazing BBQ from Bear’s along with Black Hog Brewing’s Ginga’ Ninja, Granola Brown, and the Piglet DIPA. Tix are $50, all in, and can be bought here.

 1/21 Jojoto in Branford is reopening from the holidays and would love to have ya. Get your reservations at reservationsjojoto@gmail.com or by calling them at (203) 915-2108.

 THC (The Hops Company) in Derby will be playing all wildcard and playoff games throughout January. IN addition, there are chances to win some great prizes, special pies from Zuppardi’s, wings, ribs, specials and more from Ricky D’s Rib Shack, deals on beer, and more!

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