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Getting to the Bottom of Barrel House Restaurant + Bar in Stamford – Review

15 Mar

In 2012, Claudio and Silvy Ridolfi opened Cotto at 51 Bank Street where Tappo used to be. This quickly became a go-to spot for people who wanted some pizza, some Italian . . . and well, of course, some wine. Seeing this success, they recently took over the former spot of Patrizia’s, a few buildings over on Main Street. Like Patrizia’s, they have pizza, but they also focus on smaller plates, burgers, and their beer list. And, with this new concept and location, Barrel House was born. Continue reading

8 Awesome Local Restaurants Participate in Winter Chef Series at Klaff’s of Danbury + Norwalk

24 Jan
Klaff's Winter Chef Series
February usually gets the short end of the stick.  It’s too cold, it’s too snowy, it’s too dark, it’s too depressing.  Well, guess what kiddos?  Klaff’s of Norwalk and Danbury have put together some great cooking demos and tastings so that February can be become a somewhat more tolerable month.  Each free event will take place on a Saturday from 12-2 pm right in the middle of an amazing array of ranges, decorations, and appliances.  The chefs who are cooking up a storm represent some of the most popular and yummy dining spots throughout Fairfield County, too!  Lucky for you we’ve got the details for each demo and tasting:
At the Klaff’s South Norwalk store at 28 Washington Street
February 2:  Tinto Bar & Tapas, Norwalk, www.tintobartapas.com
Chef/Owner Carlos Hernandez presents the Spanish food culture in the form of Tinto Bar & Tapas. Superior ingredients, an attractive atmosphere, attentive service, and value are at the forefront of this fun tapas bar and gathering place. A variety of big flavors, creative tapas, and fresh fruit cocktails, all at accessible price points – all without compromising quality, are at the forefront of Tinto’s always festive dining experience.
February 9:  Bar Sugo, Norwalk, www.barsugo.com
Located in Norwalk emerging eastside district, Chef Pasquale Pascarella, a dynamic young chef and the owner of the popular Contina Pizzerias in Fairfield County, introduces his brand of casual, fun Italian dining in the form of Bar Sugo, a contemporary trattoria and wine bar serving “modern Italian meets peasant food”. Momma’s meatballs, damn hot peppers, and homemade short rib agnoletti are some of the favorite dishes customers are talking about.
Chef Kevin Garcia prepares modern Italian cuisine at Morello Italian Bistro in Greenwich, CT.  Morello is owned and operated by the London based restaurant group MARC, Inc. Morello Bistro combines regional Italian cuisine with exceptional wines and superior service. Chef Garcia has designed a menu of sophistication, sans the pretense.
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