The 10th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association will be held in Westport CT on September 2 & 3rd at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the grounds of the Westport Library. CTbites will once again play host to the areas top chefs as they grill up some of their favorite dishes and offer up samples for attendees of the festival. See the demo tent schedule here.
It’s not a party without tequila and the festivities get underway on July 28th at Sun Tequila Tasting! DJ Tom Macari mixes the beats while you hit the mixology and margarita bars, sample an array of tequilas and savor the memories with our fun photo booth. The fiesta wouldn’t be complete without Mexican-themed favorites like tacos, guacamole and more to complement your cocktails!
Keep the summer party going with your hosts, CTbites and Terrain Garden Cafe, as we celebrate the warmth and beauty of the season on July 26th 5:30-7:30pm. Enjoy the most beautiful outdoor dining space in Fairfield County while sipping our signature Endless Summer cocktails along with a selection of wine and craft beers. Appetizers include: cheese/crudite spread, melon sprees prosciutto, shrimp ceviche bites and crispy chickpea and kale chips.
5:30-7:30 PM. $40 pp + tax. Bring friends, relax, sip, taste and enjoy. Tickets can be purchased here.
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.
Farm-Art Festival, Inspired By Nature, on June 11th from 11 am to 4 pm at The Gary The Olivia Theater, 249 Flanders Road in Bethlehem, CT. Join us for this celebration of local culture in art, food and wine featuring artists, small farms, artisan food producers, and special guests including a Q & A on cheese and wine with internationally recognized cheese expert, Sister Noella Marcellino and Certified Sommelier, Sally Camm,
Ninety9Bottles Craft Beer Festival is back for it's 4rd Annual Festival featuring 75+ New England based brews, great local food trucks and live music while overlooking beautiful Norwalk Harbor up atop the hill at Oyster Shell Park. The 2017 Festival will be bigger and better than last year featuring even more local brews, food options and entertainment.
Oyster Shell Park, Norwalk, CT on June 3, 2017 from 2-5 pm
Tickets available at: http://tickets.beerfests.com/event/Ninety9BottlesCraftBeerFestival and in our store locations at Ninety9Bottles, 209 Liberty Square, Norwalk, CT and Ninety9Bottles 9 Bridge Square, Westport, CT 06880 and Ninety9Bottles 4244 Madison Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611
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:
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
Join the folks from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/ New England Properties to raise money for a wonderful charity, The Sunshine Kids.
The evening includes: wine and bourbon tastings, delicious hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction. You can purchase your tickets here.
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
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
lime, cilantro, chili's, avocado
Course 2- Corralejo
CLAM, BACON, & AGED CHEDDAR TAMALE
salsa verde, smoked poblano
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.
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
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).
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
Ordinary in New Haven hosts a Cocktail Ingredient Class on Sunday April 2. They will show you how to use fruit, flowers, and herbs in cocktails (and mocktails!) Snacks will be paired with the creations. Tickets are $45.
Kindred Spirits & Wine and GoodWorks Entertainment Present, Flavour, a New England craft beer tasting event.Flavour will take place at The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company on Saturday, April 1 from 12 pm to 4 pm.
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!
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 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.
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
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.