Popping up on April 20 from 5:30-9 at elm in New Canaan is a special dining experience that brings together two of CT’s best and most celebrated chefs. Chef Luke Venner of elm won’t have to come very far for this collaboration, but his former executive chef at Millwright’s in Simsbury, Tyler Anderson, has to travel a bit. But, that road trip will be so worth it . . . and will be so worthy of you taking a trip, too. Continue reading
The ever-awesome Chef Plum has set up his first pop-up of the year . . . and you need to grab your tix STAT. He’s prepared a 5-course menu featuring local ingredients that will literally warm your body and metaphorically warm your heart. His events always sell out and are worth it on so many levels. 1st up, the food’s always on point. 2nd, the drink pairings are awesome, whether it’s beer, wine, or cocktails. And, 3rd, it’s great to get an inside look into how each course was put together by Plum and his crew as he talks about each course. Continue reading
Back in November, we helped to break the news here in Fairfield County about a new pop up eating experience called [oink]. The focus of their pop up at that time was putting out a killer brunch at Caseus of New Haven. Before that, Chefs Craig Hutchinson and Alex Lischynsky had put together meals at Black Hog Brewing and other spots throughout the state. Well, now they are adding a new location to that list: The Whelk in Westport.
The focus of this dining series is “Il Arbitrario,” meaning The Arbitrary in Italian which just so happens to be the focus of the meal. Italian . . . at Westport’s quintessential seafood and New American spot? You betcha! Chefs Hutchinson and Lischynsky will be carefully sourcing ingredients from all around CT that include real, pure, and sustainable food that is put together into 7 awesome courses. Continue reading