Reheated: Weekly Food News for July 8th

Antonella Pagani
Upcoming: The Tuscan Osteria & Mercato – restaurant, bar and butcher under one roof – to open soon in downtown New Canaan. http://thetuscan.com/

Celebrate France and its food on Bastille Day in Greenwich with complimentary breakfast at Meli Melo on July 14th at 8 AM. http://greenwich.patch.com/events/bastille-day-in-greenwich

Round up the kids and ramble over to Rowayton for food, music and fun on the river at the 41st Annual Rowayton River Ramble this Saturday, July 9th from 11 AM to 3 PM at Pinkney Park. http://www.rowaytonct.com/riverramble.html

Christie's Country Store in Westport is hosting a farmers' market featuring local farmers, vendors, and artisans. Stop by for fresh picks, brunch on the porch, and ice cream from nearby Frosty Bear Ice Cream Gazebo Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM. http://westport.patch.com/events/sunday-farmers-market-5

Drive out to Stonington Vineyards for wine tastings, cellar tours, live music, and lots of awesome local food at their 15th Annual Summer Wine and Food Festival on Saturday, July 16th - Sunday the 17th from 11-5 pm, $12 admission (under 21 free). http://www.stoningtonvineyards.com/news.html

Think quick and eat slow! Tickets are selling out fast for Dinners at the Farm at Barbery Hill Farm in Madison and White Gate Farm in East Lyme, check available dates in July and August.
http://www.dinnersatthefarm.com./Dinners_at_the_Farm/Schedule_%26_Tickets.html

Learn the Tricks & Thoughts of a Restaurant Chef with Matt Storch from SoNo’s Match on July 14th at the Clarke Culinary Center in Norwalk, 6-8 PM, $100 per person http://www.clarkecorp.com/chefseries/class_storch_tricks.html

Head to Bedford Street Diner in Stamford for PAWS Day this and every Wednesday: mention PAWS and 10% of your check will be donated to the nonprofit Norwalk animal shelter. http://stamford.patch.com/articles/have-pancakes-help-paws