The Weekly Nibble: Upcoming Food News & Events

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Walrus & Carpenter in Bridgeport is celebrating 1 year with a Pig Roast on June 26th. No reservations. Just swing by. 

Olio of Stamford debuted an all new dinner menu.  They serve dinner Tuesday - Thursday from 5:30-10:00 and Friday - Saturday til 11pm.  They are also now open for lunch Wednesday-Saturday. 

Monday June 23, Craft 260 of Fairfield presents its third beer dinner with New England Brewing Co. Tickets are available for sale for $85.  Tax and gratuity are included. 

Harry's of Fairfield presents “Lesser Known Grapes - Great Flavors” on Wednesday June 25 from 7-9pm.  Doug Rankin, owner of Missing Link Wine Company, will introduce you to a number of new and unique grapes and wine flavors.  $35 one session.  

Visit the Darien Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 11-4pm.

This summer, enjoy happy hours at Thali in New Haven on Wednesdays from 5-7 pm.  

On Thursday June 26, enjoy “A Taste of Summer on the Patio” at Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport.  There will be Italian Small Plates like Lobster Arancini, Gorgonzola and Fig Crostini, Shrimp and Scallop Skewers, Pulled Pork Sliders, and Lamb Chops with Organic Greens. All plates will paired with an outstanding selection of Italian Wines hand-picked by Stew's Wines Italian Wine Specialist. 

The Westport Farmers Market is held on Thursdays from 10-2. Check out this week's Guest Chef. 

Every Friday beginning June 27, take a cruise of Norwalk Harbor then stop by Mama’s Boy Southern Table & Refuge for a 3 course dinner. The event costs $57per person and starts at 6pm. To make a reservation, visit: .  For the menu, see: .  Through 8/29.  

On Saturday June 28, the Fresh Market of Westport invites you to attend a free cooking demonstration on how to prepare Seared Salmon Fillets with Teriyaki Butter Wine Sauce  and Summer Panzanella Salad.   Join them anytime between 3pm – 6pm as our professional chef demonstrates all the steps necessary to prepare this delicious recipe at home. Following the demonstration, stay and enjoy a tasty sampling.

Get ready to rock at Two Roads Brewery in Stratford, CT as the brewery holds its first rain or shine concert event.  The all-day event, held on Saturday the 28th, will feature four phenomenal and dynamic acts.  It promises to be full of fun, music, outstanding local food trucks and of course, beer! 

The Black Rock Farmers Market continues on Saturdays from 9-2. 

Sunset Meadow Vineyards is holding their annual Barrel Tasting on June 28th and 29th from noon till 5:00 pm.  Be the first to taste new vintages before they are released, join the winemaker in tours of the production and barrel room and learn about what it takes to produce wines from estate grapes. Listen to live music while sampling and leave with a souvenir glass and wine tote. Advance tickets are $25 per person and available online at the website:  or by calling the tasting room at 860-201-4654.

Sunday June 29 is the inaugural Half Full Brewery Hop Skip & A Ru- a 5K run followed by a festival featuring Half Full Brewery beer and awesome Food Trucks. This event is held in support of Achilles International and will take place on The Waterfront at Harbor Point.