My Top 10 Eats of 2009

Stephanie Webster

I've done a lot of eating since the inception of CTbites in June of 2009 but there are only a handful of restaurant dishes that I crave in the wee hours of the night. Here are some of my most memorable meals in no particular order. Read at your own risk...this is good stuff. Feel free to add your faves to the list below. 


Strada 18 (Sono) Veal Bolognese over whole wheat strozzapreti 

LeFarm (Westport) Griddled Octopus with fennel, la ratte potatoes, chorizo, harissa, aioli   

The Schoolhouse at Cannondale (Wilton) Berkshire pork loin, braised bacon, sweet potato puree, mustard greens, and braised onions

Los Molcajetes (Norwalk) Camarones Sarandeados

The Dressing Room (Westport) Sunburst Trout smoked caviar, shallots, apples, spaghetti squash

Nicholas Roberts Gourmet Bistro (Norwalk) Napoleon of Sriracha Tuna tartar, avocado & ginger pickled daikon

Cafe Lola (Fairfield) Moules Au Curry

Little Pub (Ridgefield) Tortilla soup

Valencia Luncheria (Norwalk) Pernil (Venezuelan pork roast) Arepa

Burgers, Shakes & Fries (Greenwich) Cheeseburger with cheddar, sauteed onions and a fried egg