Weekly Nibble: Cinco de Mayo, Mothers Day Brunch Spots, New Happy Hours + More

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Monday May 4, Napa and Co continues their wine classes with a night focused on Honig, a solar-powered, sustainable, and family run endeavor. 6:30pm.

On Tuesday May 5, Bodega is celebrating Cinco de Mayo at both locations. Join them in Darien starting at 5pm for a Pig Roast and Pincho Party on the Patio featuring pig and special menu items from the grill. There will be live music and dancing by PanaMusik and friends from Patron Tequila will be offering bottle service, drink specials and giveaways.

Many of CT’s best restaurants have special Mother’s Day celebrations.  Here are 17 with special menus and promotions: Reserve early. 

AMG Catering will offer a Mother’s Day Brunch Class on Tuesday May 5 from 7-9pm. Learn dishes like Spinach and feta “ strada” with carmelized onions, Challah bread French toast “ pudding” with three berry salad, and Crepes.  It costs $78 per person.  http://amgcatering.com/942/ 

On May 7th, Community Plates, the technology-fueled, direct-transfer food rescue organization dedicated to ending food insecurity in America, is thrilled to present their signature fundraiser, “Food for All.” The evening features 18 of Fairfield County’s newest restaurants, craft cocktail bars, and a Dessert Café, which will feature sweet treats and libations.  It will take place Thursday, May 7 from 6-9 PM at The Loading Dock (375 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT). Tickets cost $75 ($60 each for groups of 6 or more and can be purchased at http://communityplates.org/ffa15ffld/

Brother Jimmy’s BBQ Supports Our Local Heroes! Enjoy 20% off for all Police, Fire and EMS Personnel- just show your badge to receive a discount.

Bar Rosso in Stamford has a new and improved Happy Hour. Every Monday through Friday, from 4pm to 7pm, enjoy complimentary finger food provided by Executive Chef Massimo Stecchi.   

Three limited-release barrel-aged beers and a unique wild Belgian IPA will be on sale during Two Roads’ Second Annual Nor’Yeaster beer release on Saturday, May 9. This annual Springtime beer release will be held at the Two Roads Brewery at 1700 Stratford Avenue in Stratford, CT. Beer lovers who attend will be able to purchase up to two bottles of each style for a total of eight bottles on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at noon with doors opening at 10 a.m. 

DuVug Brewing Co will be celebrating its one year in business on May 9-10!  Try beers on tap including past seasonal styles while Biagio's Pizza Truck serves great food.  http://www.duvig.com/ 

Harmonies and Hops comes to Danielson, CT on Saturday May 10.  Sample New England craft brews while taking in live music and eating great food. Tickets cost $25 per person.