Amuse Bouche: Food News & Nibbles

CTbites Team

bartaco is now hosting Happy Hour Monday through Fridays from 5pm - 7pm at the Stamford and West Hartford locations only. $5 specialty cocktails.

Kings Food Markets is hosting a grand opening of their first-ever CT store in Old Greenwich. Tasting begins on 10 a.m. on Friday, September 28,  followed by remarks by Judy Spires, president & CEO of Kings Food Markets, and Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei at 11 a.m.

On October 18th, Stew Leonard's Wines of Norwalk will host a wine and food tasting featuring more than 65 wines and beers as well as a menu of seasonal fare freshly prepared by Stew Leonard’s culinary team.  Tickets are $40 per person and all proceeds will benefit The Norwalk Exchange Club. More Info. 

Aux Delices in Westport has just opened their evening bistro. Dinner is served Tues.-Sat. nights. Check their web site to view the menu and make reservations. 

Burger Craving? Thursday is "Burger Night" at Match in SONO. Read all about making of the Match Burger here. 

Don't miss the Westport Art Center's FOODIES exhibit, curated by Bill Taibe & Michel Nischan, open through Nov. 4th. 

School is back in session at Fairfield Cheese Company. Get the full class schedule here. 

"Only Texans and Jews understand brisketThe Quotable Bourdain over at Eater. Look elsewhere on the site for a video of him disproving years of accepted matter/antimatter theory as reads Snooki's book with no resultant explosion. 

In case you've been in Swaziland for the Red Dance: Football has begun again, and that means tailgating food. Sports Illustrated recently spoke withSouthern Living Test Kitchen director Rebecca Gordon and party food goddess Sarah Sprague to drop seven layers of spicy food knowledge on yon internet. Bonus coverage is via The Gurgling Cod, and regards how to cook a whole pig.