Reheated: Weekly Food News for April 15

Amy Kundrat

 Fairfield County Eats! | Free FroYo in Darien | A 109 Cheese Class 

Openings: Michele's Pies is throwing an opening party at their new Westport location this Saturday, April 16; Beach Burger in Norwalk is opening this weekend in Norwalk at 10 First Street; Swizzles Frozen Yogurt is now open in Darien. Wilton is next. Free yogurt this Saturday in Darien from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Classes: Cheese Classes at 109 Cheese & Wine in Ridgefield on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17. Call for reservations; Sugar & Olives will host "Eats, Shoots and Leaves," a class all about salads on April 19 from 7 to 9 pm.

Farm news: Sustainable square foot gardening class at Sport Hill Farm on April 16; Master Farmer Annie Farrel will lead a Backyard Garden workshop at Millstone Farm on Saturday, April 16.

Events: "Fairfield County Eats! a fundraiser to benefit the lower Fairfield County Food Bank on Wednesday, April 27, with an impressive list of participating restaurants and purveyors. See you there!; Napa & Co. wine tasting with Joseph Phelps on April 18; A Sierra Nevada beer dinner at Little Pub on April 18, they will pair up 5 sierra nevada beers with 5 little pub menu offerings for $55; Pasta Nostra wine dinner on May 11. Call 203.854.9700 for reservations.

This Week on CTbites 

Wave Hill Bread to open a new shop in Norwalk and launch two new bread recipes.

Casa Villa opens a new, larger restaurant space in our nearby taco capital of Stamford.

We visited the Philip Johnson Glass House with the chefs who will be headlining the Dine with Design event. 

Cooking camps for kids. Let them mess up someone else's kitchen for a change!

Join us as support Walk Against Hunger on May 15 in Bridgeport.

Recipe: Homemade mazto, c/o Judith Roll at Tabouli Grill.

Patel Bros., the Indian grocery superstore opens in Norwalk.

Easter and Passover eats in Fairfield County.

Our latest book review takes a look at: A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in your Backyard.

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