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Food For All 2017 To Benefit Food Rescue US
Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

Food For All 2017 To Benefit Food Rescue US

Mark your calendar for Fairfield County's premier strolling culinary event of the year. 

Food for All 2017 presented by Whole Foods Market highlights the hottest chefs and restaurants (not to mention cocktails shaken, stirred, and straight up).
Trust us, you won't want to miss out on this high-energy, buzzworthy evening to benefit Food Rescue US (formerly Community Plates). 

Simsbury Flea & Smorgasbord
Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Simsbury Flea & Smorgasbord

The Simsbury Flea and Smorgasbord is an UP Market featuring antiques, vintage home decor, arts & crafts, jewelry, a farmer's market and vendors. We will also have a Food Truck Festival with some of the best food trucks in CT (including Bears BBQ, NORA's Cupcakes, Whey Station, Mercado, Iron & Grain +) live music and other entertainment at the Simsbury Meadows in Simsbury, CT on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Come out for a fun day of shopping, food, music and more! Admission $4, Kids under 12 are free and Parking is free. 
Buy tickets online for $3 until March 1, 2017 at SimsburyFlea.com and you'll be eligible to win Exciting Prizes!
Event is Rain/Shine

Spring Pancake Breakfast with Ambler Farm’s Pigs + Sheep
Apr
29
11:00 am11:00

Spring Pancake Breakfast with Ambler Farm’s Pigs + Sheep

Celebrate Spring at the Farm! Enjoy a stack of piping hot pancakes with Ambler Farm’s own maple syrup anytime between 11am and 12:30pm. Children will have the opportunity to do a fun spring-themed craft before heading over to meet the newest additions to the farm.

Join at noon for a special ribbon cutting ceremony and help Ambler Farm welcome their two new adolescent American Guinea Hogs. The names of these radiant girls will be revealed and the Farm’s student apprentices will also be on hand to answer questions about all of the resident animals. Register via Ambler Farm’s website here.

Tequila Dinner at Liberty Rock Tavern!!
May
2
7:00 pm19:00

Tequila Dinner at Liberty Rock Tavern!!

Join us for our first Tequila Dinner at Liberty Rock Tavern!!

Event will be held on May 2, 2017 from 7-9pm. Cost of the dinner is $55 plus tax and gratuity.

Our menu for the evening is below!

Course 1- Gran Centenario

SHRIMP CEVICHE

lime, cilantro, chili's, avocado

Course 2- Corralejo

CLAM, BACON, & AGED CHEDDAR TAMALE

salsa verde, smoked poblano

A Taste of Westport to Benefit CLASP Homes
May
4
6:00 pm18:00

A Taste of Westport to Benefit CLASP Homes

Hear local chefs,  restaurant sponsors, and more...Since 2004, the best of Westport's restaurant scene - experts in both classic comforts and gastronomic innovations - have gathered together  for one incredible feast - A Taste of Westport.

Mother's Day Breakfast Culinary Class for Toddlers
May
9
9:00 am09:00

Mother's Day Breakfast Culinary Class for Toddlers

Stew Leonard's will prepare breakfast for mom; fruit breakfast pastries, sweet blueberry muffins and mini yogurt parfaits. At the end of class, breakfast will be served on Stew Leonard's very own fine china with coffee, tea, or orange juice! Ages 2-5

Stew Leonard's of Newington, 3475 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 

Buy Tickets Here.

Bee Enlightened Can Release and Pig Roast w/ Hoodoo Brown BBQ
May
21
12:00 pm12:00

Bee Enlightened Can Release and Pig Roast w/ Hoodoo Brown BBQ

Bee Enlightened Can Release and All-You-Can-Eat Pig Roast w/ Hoodoo Brown BBQ! 

We’re psyched to release the third installment of our Community Sourced Ales Project, Bee Enlightened Honey Kolsch in collaboration with Red Bee Honey of Weston, CT! 

To celebrate, our friends at Hoodoo Brown Barbecue of Ridgefield, CT are coming down to the brewery with a whole hog, smoker and all the fixin’s (including sauces using Red Bee Honey!) in tow. BUY TICKETS HERE

Inaugural Big Gay Supper Club Event!
May
28
7:00 pm19:00

Inaugural Big Gay Supper Club Event!

Join us for the kick-off event in this series of dining experiences, featuring queer talent. Tickets on sale now through eventbrite - limited number of early-bird tickets for $10 off!

This special holiday weekend event will include:

Two Roads Road Jam Fest
Jun
25
2:00 pm14:00

Two Roads Road Jam Fest

Online ticket sales have ended. Tickets are on sale at the door. Cash only. Come on down!

Two Roads Brewing Company will be celebrating their third annual Road Jam concert on the grounds of their 100-year-old brewery building on June 25th starting at 2 p.m. 

Road Jam will be a must-attend festival for music lovers and is the biggest Road Jam to date with the addition of a second stage in their Hop Yard. Seven bands will hit the stages with a nationally acclaimed act to headline. 
 


A Novel Affair At The Ferguson Library
Apr
19
5:30 pm17:30

A Novel Affair At The Ferguson Library

A Novel Affair : Wednesday, April 19 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. An evening of food and festivities to benefit The Ferguson Library

Featured Restaurants and Caterers
Amore Cucina & Bar • Capriccio Café • Charter Oak Brewing Company • David’s Soundview Catering • Del Frisco’s Grille • DiMare Pastry Shop • Eventi Café • F.I.S.H. • Half Full Brewery • Hudson Grille • Judy’s Bar & Kitchen • Kona Grill • Lorca • Tawa Indian Cuisine • Villa Italia Ristorante •Wayne Steakhouse • Zaza Italian Gastrobar

Details here.

Italian Tasting Event @ Balducci's Greenwich
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Italian Tasting Event @ Balducci's Greenwich

Piazza Italia event in the Balducci’s Greenwich location on Saturday, April 8th, for an artisan showcase of unique and specialty Italian products, directly from the producers themselves. We’ll be hosting tastings, cooking demos and more. 

9th Annual Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting Event 
Mar
31
7:00 pm19:00

9th Annual Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting Event 

Come to the 9th Annual Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting Event to benefit Pacific House Shelter.  Indulge in delicious chocolate and incredible desserts from artisan bakeries, chocolatiers and patisseries while enjoying musical performances by talented students from: Brunswick School, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich Country Day, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Stamford High School, Darien High School, King School and more! 

Cooking Class at Sugar & Olives: Hors D'oeuvres
Mar
29
7:00 pm19:00

Cooking Class at Sugar & Olives: Hors D'oeuvres

HORS D'OEUVRES IN A PINCH, IT'S A CINCH! - March 29th

Beautiful bite-sized food that you'll want to make even when there's no party. Rosemary flatbread, smoked bluefish pate, beef sliders, tomato jam, and the trick to making the darn best and beautiful crudités platter you'll ever look at. A throwback to pimento cheese on a triscuit and damn great devil'd eggs.

Allagash Beer Dinner @ Cask Republic in South Norwalk
Mar
22
6:30 pm18:30

Allagash Beer Dinner @ Cask Republic in South Norwalk

Allagash Beer Dinner on Wed, 3/22 at 6:30pm

Join us and our special guest, Allagash Brewing Company, and savor an incredible beer dinner on 3/22.  Enjoy five courses & six rare, Allagash beers. Chef Carl Carrion from South Norwalk and Chef Steven Bean from Cask Republic New Haven will be creating the meals for a truly authentic tasting experience. $85/person. Reservations recommended. Please contact the restaurant at 203-354-0163.

Beer vs. Wine CLASS: Which is Cheese's True Champion?
Mar
21
7:00 pm19:00

Beer vs. Wine CLASS: Which is Cheese's True Champion?

Are you a hop head or an oenophile? What is your go-to beverage when enjoying cheese? In this class, we will put beer and wine head to head while we taste through a cheese plate. Using some basic pairing principles we will try and determine which beverage has the most successful matches with some of our favorite fromage. $50. More info here.

@ Fairfield Cheese Company's Greenwich Location: Tuesday, March 21st 7-9pm

7TH ANNUAL WINE, WHISKEY & LOCAL CRAFT BEER TASTING AT STEW LEONARD’S TO BENEFIT NORWALK EXCHANGE CLUB
Mar
16
Mar 17

7TH ANNUAL WINE, WHISKEY & LOCAL CRAFT BEER TASTING AT STEW LEONARD’S TO BENEFIT NORWALK EXCHANGE CLUB

Join the wine specialists from Stew Leonard's Wines of Norwalk as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with our seventh annual Wine, Whiskey and Craft Beer Tasting benefitting the Norwalk Exchange Club!  More than 50 wines, whiskies, and beers will be featured, as well as a menu of St. Patrick’s Day-inspired fare freshly prepared by Stew Leonard’s culinary team.

Maple Syrup Open House @ Ambler Farm
Mar
11
1:00 pm13:00

Maple Syrup Open House @ Ambler Farm

Come experience a New England tradition: turning sap into syrup! The history and process of making syrup is fascinating. Kids and families will have an opportunity to tap a tree, take the maple syrup taste test, learn about Native American, colonial, and modern methods of making syrup and, of course, taste Ambler Farm’s very own maple syrup over vanilla ice cream. Bottles of Ambler Farm Maple Syrup will be available for sale. This event is free and open to the public. More info here.

Maple Syrup Open House @ Ambler Farm
Mar
4
1:00 pm13:00

Maple Syrup Open House @ Ambler Farm

Come experience a New England tradition: turning sap into syrup! The history and process of making syrup is fascinating. Kids and families will have an opportunity to tap a tree, take the maple syrup taste test, learn about Native American, colonial, and modern methods of making syrup and, of course, taste Ambler Farm’s very own maple syrup over vanilla ice cream. Bottles of Ambler Farm Maple Syrup will be available for sale. This event is free and open to the public. More info here.

D.E.W.s and Brews in New Haven: Beer Crawl
Mar
3
5:00 pm17:00

D.E.W.s and Brews in New Haven: Beer Crawl

Join Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Ambassador Jane Maher for a fun evening of D.E.W.s and Brews in New Haven on Friday, March 3rd. Jane has been traveling the country for the past few weeks visiting some of the nation’s best independent breweries to celebrate the Irish tradition of a ‘pint and a drop,’ and on the 3rd she’ll be in town to sample some of the finest pints the Outer Light Brewery in Groton has to offer, followed by a bar crawl in New Haven. We hope you can join us for one or both of the following events:

Taprock Hosts Hartford Flavor Co. Spirits Dinner
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

Taprock Hosts Hartford Flavor Co. Spirits Dinner

On March 1st, Taprock will be hosting its monthly dinner event highlighting a brand that we stand behind. We will be featuring a local spirits company that has caught the eyes of many. Their mission is to provide the liquor market – mixologists, retailers, and consumers – with uniquely flavored natural liqueurs that are on-trend and align to the idea that the creative cocktail is an essential aspect of both the social and dining experiences. More Info here

Little Pub Hosts SingleCut Beer Dinner
Feb
27
7:00 pm19:00

Little Pub Hosts SingleCut Beer Dinner

Join us for a SingleCut Beer Dinner Monday February 27th 2017 7pm little pub Fairfield $65 per person We are working with SingleCut on getting some special “brewery only” releases so the final food and beer pairings are too be determined. right now the forecast calls for: five single cut beers on tap five course tasting menu 100% chance of fun

Fortina's Tropical Invasion of Match in Sono
Feb
27
5:00 pm17:00

Fortina's Tropical Invasion of Match in Sono

Fortina in Armonk, Rye Brook, Stamford & soon to be Brooklyn & Yonkers are invading out Pizza Oven and Kitchen of Match in Sono for an evening of throwdowns with a warm weather theme! Tons of drink specials from Kate Fiore, a menu filled of amazing small plates, a DJ & dueling pizza competition’s all night!

Snowblind IPA Release Party w. Alpaca Gnomes
Feb
25
1:00 pm13:00

Snowblind IPA Release Party w. Alpaca Gnomes

On a snowy Saturday afternoon in Stratford, CT, 25 members of CT Beer drinkers braved the treacherous roads, to come together and brew up a tasty IPA. Location: Fairfield Craft Ales 724 Honeyspot Rd, Stratford, CT.
Debuting Snowblind, a New England Style IPA. Brewed and Double Dry Hopped with Azacca Hops. Appearance is a hazy, bright golden yellow with a fresh citrus aroma.

Come down February 25th to sample what your fellow CT Beer Drinkers and Fairfield Craft Ales brewed up! 

Fondue Pop Up Dinner @ Fairfield Cheese Company
Feb
22
2:30 pm14:30

Fondue Pop Up Dinner @ Fairfield Cheese Company

Hot gooey melted cheese on a winter’s night? We can’t think of anything better! Join us in the cheese shop for a fondue dinner. We will serve 4 courses all paired with appropriate wines. It’s the perfect way to spend a cold winter’s night. $80. More info here. 

Fairfield Location:  Wednesday, February 22nd 7-9:30pm

Latte Art Throwdown at Café Xpresso
Feb
21
7:00 pm19:00

Latte Art Throwdown at Café Xpresso

Connecticut’s Talented Baristas to Gather at Café Xpresso in Newtown for a Latte Art and Espresso Drink Throwdown Tuesday, February 21 @ 7 PP  Java Junkies Welcome! 

Joining in the fun will be (to date) 15+ baristas, representing popular, as well as new cafés such as NEAT, The Granola Bar, Source Coffee, New Morning Market, Dolce Café, N2 Coffee, and of course, Café Xpresso. Also competing in this winter warm-up are local latte art hobbyists and coffee lovers.  To participate, email latte@maxexposure.net.

Taste of Hartford Restaurant Weeks 2017 February 20 to March 5
Feb
20
Mar 5

Taste of Hartford Restaurant Weeks 2017 February 20 to March 5

Taste of Hartford Restaurant Weeks return this Winter from February 20 to March 5, 2017. Participating restaurants throughout Hartford will offer special multi-course, price-fixed menus. Check back from more restaurants and special menus.

Taste of Hartford restaurant week is presented by the Greater Hartford Arts Council in partnership with CTNow. Reservations are highly recommended, so book your tables early. Click here to make reservations

Fleisher’s Craft Butchery Hosts  Pork Butchery 101 Class
Feb
19
6:30 pm18:30

Fleisher’s Craft Butchery Hosts Pork Butchery 101 Class

The Greenwich location of Fleisher’s Craft Butchery presents Pork Butchery 101 on Sunday February 19.  A nose-to-tail demonstration will illustrate how to break down, debone and skin properly.  Plus, learn about anatomy, cooking tips, and environmental sustainability.  https://shop.fleishers.com/collections/classes/products/pork-butchery-101-greenwich?variant=34182001354 

Fondue Sundays @ The Griswold Inn.
Feb
19
1:00 pm13:00

Fondue Sundays @ The Griswold Inn.

Fondue Sundays return to The Griswold Inn.  Receive a savory crock of Harvest Riesling with Grafton Farm's Cheddar accompanied by toasted bread, cornichons and fruit for dipping.  Wine flights are also available to pair with the fondue.


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