Weekly Nibble: SE Uncorked Serves Lunch, Thanksgiving Restaurants, Happy Hours & More!

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Uncorked fans no longer have to get their fix during dinner. They're now open for lunch service Tue-Sat starting at 10:30am. You can still grub on some of their signature dishes as well as a few new seasonal lunch specials to enjoy as well.

Fjord Fish Market’s Darien location is open!  The fourth location is situated at 1015 Boston Post Road.  They offer with sushi rolled daily on premise, a selection of hot soups, dips, lobster dinners to go, and a take-out menu.  They pride themselves on their responsibly-sourced fish and seafood.   (Please note there is no poke bar yet.)

On Tuesday November 24, Barcelona West Hartford invites you to “Thanksgiving: Barcelona Style.”  Chef Eric will teach you how to prepare Thanksgiving inspired tapas and a whole turkey.  It costs $29, plus tax and gratuity.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling 860.218.2100.  The event starts at 7pm.

Vespa in Westport is proud to announce two new promotions: a redone happy hour and Wine Wednesdays.  Happy hour is from Tuesday-Friday from 5-7pm.  It includes half price beer, wine, cocktails, and appetizers.  On Wine Wednesdays, the restaurant offers half off select bottles of wine for lunch and dinner.

The night before Thanksgiving, visit Walrus + Carpenter in Bridgeport for music by the Last Waltz.

Connecticut restaurants are open for Thanksgiving!  Here are 15 serving Thanksgiving dinner.  

On Friday November 27, Preston Ridge Vineyard is celebrating Black Friday its own way!  There will be live music from 12-3pm and sales all day.

Saturday November 28 marks the 3rd Annual Turkey Tour Brewery Bus Tour.  At 11:30, start at the Cambridge House Brew Pub for lunch and a tour.  Then, take a 30 passenger limo bus to stops along the CT Beer Trail like Thomas Hooker, Back East Brewing, and more.  Drop off is at 7pm.  Tickets are $95.  For additional details, guidelines, and to purchase tickets, visit: http://ctbeertrail.net/events/3rd-annual-turkey-tour-brewery-bus-tour 

The Bristol Community Organization’s Energy Assistance Program invites you to its 2nd Annual Homecoming HopFest on Saturday November 28.  Over 20 breweries will come together at the Double Tree by Hilton in Bristol.  There will also be complimentary snacks and food booths.  

On Sunday November 29, participate in the Annual Sheep & Stroll Holiday Shopping Event at the Hickories!  Gather along Lounsbury Road to share in the tradition of welcoming expectant mother sheep back to the barn for the winter.  Then, local vendors will be on hand for you to get a start on your holiday shopping.  The event is free, but please reserve your spot at: http://www.thehickories.org/