Hosted by North East Food Truck Festivals of New England, there will be 20+ trucks as well as carnival rides, beer, wine, music, vendors, and more. Admission is free with food and beverages available for purchase.
Join Bob LeRose, owner of Bobby Q’s Cue & Company, for a memorable evening of barbecue basics! Learn the techniques of low & slow barbeque cooking, including insider tips on smoking and slow-cooking ribs, brisket and pulled pork. There will be demonstrations of a variety of rub and sauce preparations as well. The best part is sitting down to enjoy what we’ve cooked! BYO wine & beer. Class limited to 16. P.S. This is a great class for the fellas! Sign Up here.
Food Rescue US, the technology-fueled, direct-transfer food rescue organization dedicated to ending food insecurity in America, is thrilled to present their signature fundraising event, Food for All. Food for All has become one of Fairfield County's most popular strolling, eating events and this year features the hottest restaurants and artisans on the local dining scene. Exclusive Cocktail Hour (5:30pm-6:30pm) tickets are $250 and include access to private pre-event cocktails and food presented by Chef Bill Taibe of Kawa Ni, Jessup Hall and Whelk. Tickets to the cocktail hour also cover general admission for the rest of the evening. General Admission tickets are $125. Tickets can be purchased here.
Kawa Ni, The Spread, Knot Norms Catering, Village Social, Match Burger Lobster, Taproot, Abigail Kirsch. Amis Trattoria, Harlan Haus, Bar Zepoli, Bobby Q’s, Beach House, Flinders Lane, My Myx Kitchen, Roger Sherman Inn, Saltwater Sono.
Westport Country Playhouse will host a 2018 Season Kick-off Party on Saturday, April 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., offering a fun atmosphere with food trucks, beer tastings, exhibits, and special ticket discounts. In addition, a “Sneak Peek” of the upcoming season will be hosted by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director, at 6:30 p.m. The “Sneak Peek” will feature guests representing all of the upcoming productions, including playwrights, directors, and designers. Admission is free and open to the public.
Local food trucks, including MAC Truck, Melt Mobil, and Bodega will be on site with their specialties available for purchase. Drinks will be provided by Redding Beer Company, Charter Oak Brewing Company, Veracious, and Spiked Seltzer. Restaurant partners serving complimentary tastings are Tavern on Main, Rizzuto’s, and Nancy Burke Catering. The event will take place rain or shine. Vendors subject to change.
Half Full Brewery and CT Bites are excited to bring you a creative and collaborative food and beer-pairing event series. Not to be missed, "Beers & Bites" 2018 pairs limited release beers from Half Full Brewery with totally off-menu food items from some of Fairfield County's best chefs and food truck operators. For each event, the team behind the "bites" (1 brick and mortar chef, 1 food truck chef) will come together to collaborate on that evening's menu and cook and serve from the host Food Truck...two chefs, one totally off-menu food experience. Each menu item will be paired with a limited-release beer from the Half Full Brewery with the Brewers onsite to introduce each pairing. Tickets are $50 and include 4 beers, all food, and a commemorative glass. Event details and FAQ's are below.
The Birdgeport Sound Tigers will celebrate Pink in the Rink, benefiting breast cancer research, with a pre-game wine tasting party at Webster Bank Arena. A special ticket package is available that includes a seat at the game, access to the tasting party, and a souvenir wine glass. It is $30 for the wine/beer tasting and a $16 discount for just the game ticket (regular game ticket price is $41). No extra tax or fees! For tickets and info, click here.
Restaurant Week returns to Mohegan Sun January 21st through January 25th, featuring chef demos, specialty menu options and dining deals across the property. Guests can take advantage of an array of great tasting food from some of Mohegan Sun’s premier restaurants, including Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe, SolToro Tequila Grill, BALLO Italian Restaurant, The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House, Sushi Koya and plenty more!
Jim Bloom of Knot Norm's Catering will be on hand at Half Full Brewery for the Grace & Darkness Oyster Stout can release. Celebrate with a Copp's Island raw bar, wood fired oysters, oyster beer shooters, and blistered shishito peppers. Tickets are $35.
Sip for a cause on Saturday, January 20 from 12-5pm at the first ever West Hartford “Culinary Corner Pub Crawl” hosted by Eat IN Connecticut while helping to raise funds for charities dedicated to ending hunger in Connecticut. The Culinary Corner Pub Crawl will include five of West Hartford’s Restaurants: Vinted, INDIA, The Cook and The Bear, FLORA, and Artisan Restaurant at the brand new DELAMAR Hotel. Participants can go to any of the 5 participating Culinary Corner restaurants anytime for food specials in addition to the 1/2 off drink specials during the Pub Crawl. Purchase your tickets here.
Saturday, December 16th 12:00 PM
Join us for a weekend of fun as we celebrate our birthday.
Saturday, December 16-
Fifth Anniversary Gin Barrel-aged Honeyspot IPA bottle release! Two 375mL bottles max. On draft too while supplies last. 900 bottles for sale.
he Fourth Annual PopShop Holiday Market is scheduled to take over the Fairfield Theater Company (FTC) on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10am - 3pm. PopShop Holiday Market 2017 promises a fabulous line-up of carefully curated local vendors, artisans, delicious food trucks and entertainment for the whole family.
Westport Uncorked will take place at The Inn at Longshore Friday, December 1, from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Wines will be presented courtesy of 14 Connecticut’s distributors and OnTheMarc Events will offer seasonal hors d’oeuvres, crudités, cheese, crackers, and sweets to accompany the wines and beers. Help Sunrise Rotary support its 30 area and international non-profit organizations.
On December 1, Two Roads & THC are coming together again for the second annual Road Home for the Holidays event! The night includes an Ugly Holiday Outfit Competition, raffles, holiday and beer themed games, and an all-Star Two Roads tap takeover. Proceeds from the event go directly to the Helping Heroes Fly Charity Organization
Hartford's Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry brings together award-winning chefs and mixologists from the region. The evening will include cocktail and dessert receptions and a multi-course seated dinner prepared by New England’s best chefs. Space is limited; advance-ticket purchases are required.
Attend a book signing for Jacques Pépin’s latest release, A GRANDFATHER’S LESSONS, at Stew Leonard's in Norwalk.
The 3rd annual Simsbury Spooktacular Chili Challenge will take place on Saturday, October 28. This year's event includes local restaurants battling it out for the title as well as a touch-a-truck area for kids, a classic car exhibit, a new youth cooking competition, live music, and more. Tickets are on sale now.
With the purchase of a $30 ticket, participate in a festival-style food and drink event in The Block at Waypointe’s central piazza. Enjoy live music, light bites, signature cocktails in the “beer and wine gardens,” and other special promotions from participating merchants including Barcelona Waypointe, Bobby Q's Cue & Co., Colony Grill - Norwalk, Sedona Taphouse Norwalk, CT, Endurance House Norwalk, and Salons by JC Norwalk for an exclusive immersion in all that The Block at Waypointe has to offer.
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Join Terrain Garden Cafe for a food-focused evening hosted by CTBites and the Westport Farmers Market. They’ll gather with some of the food industry’s leading talents to discuss trends, restaurant and farming secrets, and everyday life during an open forum. During the evening, enjoy seasonal small bites and cocktails.
Reservations are required. $50 per person. Cost includes welcome cocktail, stationary and passed hors d’oeuvres, and hospitality. Tickets available here.