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Stamford Restaurant Week 2017
Feb
17
Mar 2

Stamford Restaurant Week 2017

Yes, two weeks of special multi-course menus and dining deals! View the list of restaurants here. 

This Winter over 20 Downtown Stamford restaurants are serving up special lunch & dinner prix fixe menus in several different price options. The prices for lunch range from $10.17, $15.17 or $20.17 and dinner ranges from $15.17 $25.17 or $35.17.

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

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

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! 

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

Fortina's Tropical Invasion of Match in Sono

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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!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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). 


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.

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.

Sausage Making 101 @ Fleisher's Greenwich
Jan
29
5:00 pm17:00

Sausage Making 101 @ Fleisher's Greenwich

Get ready to season, mix, stuff and twist your own sausages by hand. We’ll equip you with important ratios, techniques and recipes to so you can make some at home. Throughout the class we’ll discuss various cooking methods for sausages, like how to avoid your casing from exploding before the meat inside is cooked. $125 more info

Chocolate Expo here at The Maritime Aquarium
Jan
29
10:00 am10:00

Chocolate Expo here at The Maritime Aquarium

The Chocolate Expo here at The Maritime Aquarium on Sun., Jan. 29.

Chocolatiers from around the area, but also some 35+ other vendors who will offer samples and sales of their baked goods and specialty products. There's chocolate everything, including chocolate-covered bacon, chocolate tarts, candy apples, fudge, chocolate-covered pretzels, chocolate vinaigrettes, and even chocolate-infused Brussels sprouts and chocolate-scented candles.

The Stand Juice Company Cooking Class
Jan
5
5:07 pm17:07

The Stand Juice Company Cooking Class

Start your new year healthy with an easy vegan cooking class on Thursday January 5.  The Stand Juice Company in Fairfield will teach you how to make one pot dishes for the whole family.  It runs from 7-9pm and costs $45 per person.


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