Several Connecticut restaurants are celebrating New Year’s Day, Monday January 1. For example, Shell & Bones in New Haven will have New Year's Day brunch from 11am-2:30pm. And pajamas are strongly encouraged at Butchers & Bakers New Years Day brunch! Entrees range from $9-$20, plus enjoy bottomless Mimosas, Bellinis, Whiskey Smashes, and Limoncello Collins for $20. Build your own Bloody Mary Bar.
Wednesday January 3 is Cookie and Cider Day at the Thyme & Season in Hamden! Stop by all day on Wednesday for FREE SAMPLES of cider and store-made cookies!
On Wednesday January 3, partake in an “Ice Wine Dinner” at The Inn at Woodstock Hill. It goes from 6-9pm and costs $75 per person.
This just in… Multi-platinum artist, actor and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg is now scheduled to attend the Sun Wine & Food Fest at Mohegan Sun! Snoop Dogg will perform in Avalon on Saturday, January 27th and join Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart as a special guest the following day. Tickets are on sale for that and other events that weekend now!
“Sip & Savor” with a South American Wine Dinner at Breakwater in Stonington, CT. Wines from South America, paired with 4 courses from Chef Marcony inspired by South and Central American countries. It costs $50 per person, plus tax and an 18% gratuity.
Ordinary in New Haven has debuted new menu items. Visit them to try the Breakfast Burger, which includes a patty as well as egg and cheese inside candied bacon pancake buns with a side of Mezcal maple syrup. They’ll also offer “Burger, Buffalo Style,” a patty dresses in Buffalo sauce with melted bleu cheese in a toasted buttered potato roll.
As of December 30, 2017, The Fez in Stamford has closed its doors.
The “Impossible Burger” is now available at b restaurants. The 100% plant-based protein looks, handles, smells, cooks, and tastes like ground beef. There are no hormones, antibiotics, cholesterol or artificial flavors. Substitute an Impossible™ patty on any burger for $1.29.
Carissa of The Stand presents a “Just Soups” Cooking Class on January 3 at 7pm in Fairfield. It costs $65- and feel free to BYOB!
Visit DISH Bar & Grill in Hartford for an All-You-Can-Eat-Prime Rib Dinner on Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations are required: call them at 860-249-3474. www.dishbarandgrill.com
Newbrook Kitchen + Artisan Market’s Tasting Dinners continue on Saturday January 6. Enjoy a 6-course tasting menu based on what is local and in season. All dinners are BYOB! Tickets are $65 per person and the meal starts at 7pm.
On Sunday January 7, kids and parents can join Wave Hill Breads for a class on “Challah Dough People (and other Figures).” Learn how Challah dough is prepared and work with it to make a Challah Dough person or pet. While the Challah figures are baking, a special three grain Baker's Pizza Made with fresh local ingredients will be demonstrated for kids and parents to share and enjoy. It costs $85 per 1 child with 1 adult.