Weekly Nibble: Farmers' Markets, BYOB, Fleishers Delivers, CT Breweries + More

Emma Doody

On Tuesday nights, bring your own bottle of wine to accompany a Chef’s tasting menu at Morello Italian Bistro in Greenwich.  There will be no corkage fee for guests enjoying the special menu (guests not ordering it will be charged a $25 corkage fee.)

The Darien Farmers Market kicks off its 2015 season on Wednesday May 27 at the Goodwives Shopping Center located at 25 Old Kings Highway North in Darien, CT.  It will be open every Wednesday through Christmas from 11:00am to 4:00pm, rain or shine. 

Fleisher's Craft Butchery is now delivering! If you can't make it for lunch at Craft Kitchen, just call... avorite burgers, steak frites and pulled pork tacos are now available for delivery. To order delivery Tuesday-Friday 11am-3pm. Call 203-318-9816 or order online via GrubHub or Seamless.

On Wednesday, May 27, the Madison Beach Hotel invites you to a 5-course gourmet dinner featuring Madison's own Mad Hill Peppers.  Each course will also be paired with pepper-infused cocktails.  It lasts from 6:30-9:30pm and costs $89 per person.   

Also on Wednesday, Harry’s in Fairfield presents a Kermit Lynch Wine Class from 7-9pm.  Attracted by the Old World wine cultures of Europe, Kermit became a retailer, distributor, and national importer for authentic wines that express their terroir. It costs $35 for one session.  

On Thursdays pm, from 10am-2 the Westport Farmers’ Market continues its 2015 summer season. 

Outer Light Brewing Company of Groton, CT will make its grand debut on Saturday May 30!  The fun starts at noon with a ribbon cutting with the Mayor, local, and state officials.  After that, enjoy flowing taps and more.

The First Annual Cask Event will take place at Craft 260 in Fairfield on Sunday May 31!  Craft 260 & Renzo Kian- Kubota have partnered up to kick off the summer with beer from 18 CT breweries.  The event will benefit “Tap Cancer Out,” a nonprofit charity from Stratford.  Tickets are extremely limited.  They are available starting Monday March 23 and can be purchased cash only at Craft 260 or by seeing Renzo at Harry's Wine & Liquor Shop at 2094 Post Rd, Fairfield.  

“SoNo Eats” (formerly SoNo Restaurant Week) is a six-day promotion that features the unique and fine dining options available in South Norwalk with Special Prix-Fixe Dining Deals May 31 – June 5. Participating restaurants include:  Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, Burger Bar, Estia’s, Ginger Man, Harlan Publick, Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, Mama’s Boy, Match, O’Neill’s Irish Pub, Oishi Sushi & Izakaya, Quartina Trattoria & Vineria, Strada18 and The Spread. Sponsors include Acqua Panna, Bulleit Bourbon, Casa Noble Tequila, Chopin, Perrier and Tanqueray. 

The Outrun Branford Half Marathon will take place on Sunday May 31.  Cross the finish line at the brand new Stony Creek Brewery.   

Details for "Fork it Over" are shrouded in mystery, but we can tell you the following: The Westport Farmers' Market will host 4 fundraising events featuring seasonal ingredients. Each of these dinners will be hosted at locations to be announced the day of each dinner, and the chefs (or chefs) will be a complete surprise. 

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month.  To support Celiac Disease Awareness Month, several local restaurants we frequent and who take measures to serve us safe gluten free food are partnering with R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Celiac Kids) by offering 10% off Gluten Free orders to those with celiac for the month of May.

Tomato and Basil in Fairfield now serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30-2:30pm! 

Hoodoo Brown BBQ is now open for dinner in Ridgefield.