The North Stamford Exchange Club is hosting its 7th Annual Food & Wine Tasting this Friday from 7-10 at the Italian Center . . . and we hope you can make it. The tasting (or gorging if you’d prefer 2nds and 3rds) features some great favorites from across Stamford, including one of the most anticipated restaurants that’s ready to open. Tickets are just $50, 4 for $190, or 6 for $270 with proceeds going directly to local scholarships and organizations. The organizations that will be helped are the Exchange Club Parenting Skills Center of Stamford, ARI, The Salvation Army, Stamford Youth Foundation, MarcUS for Change, Pacific House Homeless Shelter, and the Turn of River Fire Department and the Belltown Fire Departments. Get your tickets here, at either BevMax (Ridgeway or East Main) or by calling up Amy at (203) 667-1202. Continue reading
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.
<Cue maniacal laugh> It’s the day before Halloween . . . so, what you got planned? We’ve already listed a ton of things to do here (and here) in CT, but we’ve got even more for you to check out if you’re still looking for something to do. We also have lots of fairs, festivals, tastings, events, and CT beer news for you to check out. Have a great time and stay safe! <Maniacal laugh, maniacal laugh>
10/31 Muahahaha! It’s Halloween in the Park at Mill River Park in Stamford. There will be food trucks, a place to buy beer, cornhole, and a costume party. Tickets at the door are $10 at the door and the event goes from 3-7. More info here.
10/31 Go blind on Saturday at SoNo’s newest restaurant: The Blind Rhino. Starting at 9 they will have new specials every hour for you to partake in. Continue reading
We ain’t messing around, people. We’ve got the biggest and best list of events, news, deals, and beer happenings in Fairfield County . . . and beyond. And, with a three day weekend that starts in a few hours, we sure as damn hell made sure to pack it full of great things to do!
Labor Day Weekend
9/4 Check out The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing with live music from 4-7, Hapa Food Truck, happy hour from 4-7, $4 domestic brews, and $20 pitchers. While you’re sipping on some brews or cocktails, play some cornhole and practice your bro-hood by doing some beer pong. Continue reading
Hey Fairfield County, you ready for some killer things to do, deals to search after, and beer news to make ya thirsty? Yeah, we know you are! Here we go . . .
Deals, Dinners & Live Music
6/5 Stop by Stew Leonard’s and receive a free Apple Cider Donut from 8-noon today in celebration of National Donut Day!
6/5-9/18 Listen to some live music from great singers and bands from 6-9 at Darien Summer Nights then hit the town and take down some great food at some of our favorite spots like Meatball & Co., Bodega, and Scena!
6/13 Terrapin plays live at Bobby Q’s in Westport starting at 9 pm. Get your beer and BBQ fix and jam out.
Believe it or not, OmNomivores, there’s way more than just 8, 9, or 10 things going on in Fairfield County and the state. Nope, it’s more like there’s hundreds of things. And, while we can’t write about every event, every dinner, every brew fest, and every piece of news, we damn well try to give you the best and the most info that’s out there. So, here we go:
Events and Dinners
5/1 The Poutine King food truck will be at Half Full in Stamford from 6-9. Various poutines goes from $7-9 with other options like hot dogs available too. While you’re there you probably want to drink, huh? Simple: $15 gets you all the Half Full that you can handle.
5/1-5/3 Eat at Terra or Mediterraneo in Greenwich and they will donate a portion of their earnings to Greenwich United Way.
5/2 It’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at Sign of the Whale in Stamford! Entry to watch the fight is just $20 and can be reserved by clicking here.
5/3 Come by Earthplace in Westport from 12-4 to not only check out the birds that they are taking care of and rehabilitating, but to also get some major noms. We’re talking about The Buzz Truck, Bounty Burger, Lobstercraft, Valencia, and Fire Engine Pizza Company food trucks!
We hope you’ve all been having a great week…well, it’s about to get even better. Look at all these great events, openings, and beer-related goodness going on in the 203 and the rest of the state! As always, let us know if we can add anything or feature an event that you love.
The Norwalk Open Door Shelter’s kitchen was recently renovated and they need your help restocking the kitchen (well, they could always use your help with that). Donate to them by bringing donations or helping out online.
OmNomCT has entered the Stamford Chili Contest on 11/2 from 11-3 pm at Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Do you think you’ve got the beans to go toe-to-toe with us and other home cooks from the area? If so, write Joe Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Even if you’re not participating, come down…more info coming soon.
9/18 Check out 850 Degrees Wood Fired Pizza from 7-10 today to help raise money for Bully Breed Rescue. Also, there will be $5 pints of Black Hog! The Ridgefield restaurant will be donating 15% of all profits to Bully Breed of New Canaan who not only rescue pit bulls, but also help to find them new homes.