The Weekly Nibble: Upcoming Food News & Events

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Mama’s Boy Southern Table & Refuge in Sono hosts a blues brunch on Sundays from 1-4pm.  On November 24 and December 1 you can enjoy the Walter & David Blues Duo. More information here.

On Monday November 25, Barcelona in West Hartford will offer a Thanksgiving Prep cooking class.  Guests can learn to make chorizo stuffing, red chimchurri for the turkey, and more. The class starts at 7pm and costs $35pp, plus tax and gratuity. 

The Spread in Sono will have a pre-Thanksgiving Party on Wednesday November 27. Get the details here. 

Tuesday, November 26 Fairway Market will partner with Fox Radio to hold a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. 8am-7pm. 

On November 30, Breckenridge Beer Company is partnering with the Craft Beer Guild of CT for a wine and cheese class.  The class is $20/person, limited to 12 people due to size.  Class begins at 4PM at Grand Vin Fine Wines of New Haven 28 E. Grand Ave.  More information here.

Red Stone Pub in Simsbury, CT will host a Beer Festival on November 30th from 1-9pm.  There will be live music and a wide selection of craft beers. 

Elm (New Canaan), The Red Barn (Westport), L’Escale in (Greenwich), Dressing Room (Westport), SoNo Brewhouse (Norwalk), Splash (Westport), and Parallel Post (Trumbull) are just a few of the restaurants still open for Thanksgiving.  Be sure to call ahead for reservations and event details.

Barcelona Stamford is offering a Truffles Cooking Class on Saturday November 30.  Chef Scott will teach participants how to use truffles while preparing seasonal dishes.  The class begins at 2pm and costs $45 a person, plus tax and gratuity.

Harry's Wine & Liquor Market in Fairfield, CT will do a tasting of “High End Wines for the Holidays” on Wednesday December 4 from 7-9:00 pm.

City Farmers Markets New Haven takes place Saturdays at Wooster Square Russo Park from 9am-1pm. 

Join Fat Cat Pie Co/Fountainhead Wine each weekend for the months of November and December for tastings of some of their favorite wines.  Tastings will begin late Friday afternoon and continue on through Sunday afternoon. 

Bistro 7 of Wilton is offering a bartending lesson complete with a cocktail party on Tuesday December 3rd at 6pm.  Guests can try 8-10 drinks, learn about bartending technique, make their own drinks, try ours d’ouevres, and much more.  $110 for one, see website for group costs. 

The Darien Farmer’s Market will take place every Wednesday through Christmas in the Goodwives Shopping Center.  11am-4pm, rain or shine.