WestportREADS The Dubliners: Dine Around Town Dublin-Style in January

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WestportREADS, sponsored annually by the Westport Library since 2001, is once again underway, this time with some of the best fiction ever written in the English language—Dubliners by James Joyce. Help celebrate the 100th anniversary of this classic book in January, which is full of exciting and thought-provoking programs related to the book, Dubliners by James Joyce. WestportREADS is funded by Jerry A. Tishman.

In conjunction with this event, CTbites is co-hosting a curated dinner series, “Dine Around Town: Dublin,” offering the opportunity to dine and sample many traditional and delicious Irish inspired dishes; Irish Beef Stew , Guinness Glazed Short Ribs, Filet Mignon Shepard’s Pie, Wild salmon Marinated in Irish Whiskey, in a private setting with local chefs and in their local restaurants.   The dinners, priced at $100 pp, include 3 courses, with choices for appetizer, entrée, and dessert, 2 glasses of wine, tax and tip and are limited availability.  A portion of the proceeds benefits programming for the Westport Library. 

Particpating Dine Around Town: Dublin restaurants include:

Tuesday January  6th 7:00 pm-  Terrain

Wednesday Janury 14th 7:00 pm- Da Pietros

Thursday January 22th  7:00 pm-  Blue Lemon

Wednesday January 28th  7:00 pm- Spotted Horse 

Please visit WestportREADS Library website for full menus and to purchase tickets.


In addition, CTbites is proud to co-sponsor a Whiskey Tasting at LUXE Modern Wine and Cocktails on Sunday January 25th from 3-5 pm . Lew Bryson of Whiskey Advocate magazine will lead a tasting of Irish spirits and sign copies of his book, Tasting Whiskey. Tickets $75 per person.  A portion of the proceeds benefits programming for the Westport Library.