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CT Food + Beer News: 50 Things to Do, Eat + Drink inc. Valentine’s Day Deals – 2/11-29

11 Feb

We’re going on vacation next week to get in some fine Lake Placid air and drink some wicked Vermont beer, so we’re throwing down big time with a ton of events (50 to be exact) to take you until the end of February. You won’t find a listing like this anywhere else, so stick with us for the most original and up-to-date events, dinners, deals, beer releases/info, and more for Fairfield County and beyond.

2/13 Stop by B.J. Ryan’s in Norwalk starting at 9 for Levitation! There’s no cover at all, either. Plus, there will be some special brews they are saving just for the event. Continue reading

Entrée Nous Restaurant Guide Launch Party to Benefit Community Plates

4 Feb
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Photo Caption: From left, Mica DeSantis, Aline Weiller, Artisan’s Executive Chef Frederic Kieffer and Elizabeth Menke gear up for the launch party for Entrée Nous, LLC and its first restaurant guide (Fairfield County edition). Photo Credit: Andrew Dominick

Entrée Nous (trans. Amongst Us) is a brand new book that was written by Elizabeth Menke and Aline Weiller. This book will soon become your handy-dandy guide to 12 of the best Fairfield County hot spots and we can’t wait to get our own copy. Restaurants that are focused on for this dining guide include The Spread, Barcelona, Café Chocopologie, Elm, Artisan, Kawa Ni, The Little Pub, Martel, J House Restaurant, Cotto, The Goose, and Bernard’s/Sarah’s Wine Bar. Continue reading

20 Super Bowl 50 Spots in Fairfield County w/ Deals, Specials, and Prizes

1 Feb

The 50th Super Bowl is kicking off this Sunday, February 7, so we figured we’d help ya out a bit by giving you a guide to some of the best places in Fairfield County to watch the game! Yup, yup: we’re always looking out for our readers. If you know of any other events, let us know and we can add them.

Amore, Stamford

.50 cent Buffalo or Scarp wings, $3 pints, nacho pizza, pulled pork sliders, drink specials, and finally prizes and raffles. BOOM!

Anna Liffey’s, Fairfield

Prizes, giveaways, drink, and food specials.

B.J. Ryan’s BANC House, Norwalk

New England Brewing Tap Takeover featuring G-bot, Fuzzy Baby Ducks, Coriolis, and Sea Hag. That’s one SUPER beer lineup! Continue reading

Taste of Black Rock 2016: Newest CT Breweries, Stellar Wine, Local Food + More

27 Jan
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A must-make event!

If there’s one event that you shouldn’t miss as a beer, wine, and food enthusiast, it’s this one: The Taste of Black Rock 2016! It’s always a bangin’ time with lots of great food and drink shared with great people, but this year’s gonna be even more killer. That’s because Harry’s has kicked it up a few more notches with some exclusive tastings of CT’s newest breweries and, in one case, cideries! But, more on that in a sec. Continue reading

Get Ready for 2/7: Wing and Craft Beer Pairings from Whole Foods Market

27 Jan

 

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Okay, here’s our share of the wings, where’s yours? ;) All pics given courtesy of Whole Foods Market. 

 

Broncos vs. Panthers. 2/7/16. SB50. You down with that?

Even if your favorite team didn’t make it to the final game of the year, we say don’t worry. That’s because Whole Foods has shared with us some pretty awesome things: Continue reading

Stamford Supper Club Ups Level of Discussion While Breaking Bread

25 Jan

 

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The first Stamford Supper Club launches this Wednesday, 1/27.

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17th Annual Taste of Ridgefield brings over 30 restaurants and vendors to support community

25 Jan
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For a boatload of apps, tastings, desserts, and drinks you’ll only pay $45 PLUS you’ll be helping an amazing amount of local charities!

Taste of Ridgefield is back January 31 at the Lounsbury House (316 Main Street) with two sessions this year: 12:30-2:30 or 4-6. So, theoretically, you could stop by for lunch then have dinner too. Hey, we won’t judge, in fact, we’ll give you a few high fives. BOOM! Continue reading

[oink] + The Cocktail Chemist Pop-up at Main Street Grill

22 Jan

 

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Dimitrios aka The Cocktail Chemist will be shaking things up with [oink]

[oink] [oink] baby! Wasn’t that a quote from A.C. Slater on an episode of Saved by the Bell? The one where the boys and girls set off to battle each other through a series of tasks that eventually lead into sabotage . . . and of course hilarity. You either think that reference is awesome or lame, but either way, let’s move ahead with this post of two great pop-up experiences from the boys at [oink] . . . and a few special guests. Continue reading

Win a Pair of Tix to the 8th Annual Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening

18 Jan

Marla is the winner, but keep an eye out in your e-mail boxes because there might be a special deal waiting for some of you! 

Every year we look forward to a massive event that helps us get through winter. No, we’re not talking about football: we’re talking about the Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening! This year is the 8th year . . . and it will definitely prove to be even better than the rest! 

The action is going down on February 4 from 6-9 at the Stamford Marriot Hotel & Spa with all proceeds going directly to Shelter for the Homeless. There will be over 70 different dessert, chocolate, food, and adult drink vendors on hand to help ya warm up. In addition, there will be entertainment and tips from host Chef Plum, music, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and even chances to shop for Valentine’s Day gifts for your precious little love. Tickets are $45 per person or $80 if you buy them in pairs: perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat. Continue reading

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.

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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. Continue reading

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