Celebrating Bastille Day in Connecticut

Antonella Pagani

On Bastille Day, everyone is a little bit French. Each year on July 14, citizens of France, francophones and francophiles across the globe celebrate La Fête Nationale or Bastille Day, France's independence day that commemorates the storming of the Bastille in 1789. Here is where you can go to celebrate this national French holiday, including a Supper Club, Street Fairs, and a Country French Buffet

Fat Cat Pie Co. "Supper Club

Fat Cat Pie Co. & Fountainhead Wines present a “Summer Soujourn to the South of France” Supper Club.  The prix fixe menu will include music from Jazz Keyboardist Robert Aries, Fountainhead wine selections, and a three-course menu of local takes on French classics - including Potato Soufflé, Entrecôte Béarnaise, and Blueberry Tart for dessert. Book now as this event is hapening this Thursday July 14 at 7 PM in the Wine Room (formerly Fat Cat Joe), 3 Wall Street in Norwalk, $70 per person. Call 203-293-5309 to reserve. 

Bernard's in Ridgefield

What: Bernard’s in Ridgefield will hold a special Country French Buffet in the Garden with Cellar XV and 109 Cheese & Wine in honor of the holiday. Contact Bernard’s Restaurant for menu and reservations.  Cost: $75 per person

When: Sunday, July 17 @ 6:00 p.m.

O Bar in Fairfield

Also in Fairfield, O Bar will honor Le quatorze julliet with a prix fixe crepe menu on Sunday July 17 from 11:30 AM to 10 PM, for reservations call 203-452-8227. 

Celebrating In Greenwich

In Greenwich the Alliance Francaise will be hosting its annual celebration which includes a singing of the Marseillaise followed by complimentary crepe breakfast from Meli-Melo, this Thursday at 8 AM, in front of Greenwich Town Hall.