Nibble: CT Food Events For June 25 - July 1

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Grab the girls… The Melting Pot in Darien invites you to a Summer Kickoff Ladies Night Out on Tuesday June 27.  Enjoy Cheese, Salad, Chocolate, and your choice of beverage for just $29.95.  Add on Tapas style entrees starting at $8.95 per plate and sip on $6 cocktails or house wines until close.

Cheese and beer is a match made in heaven.  On Tuesday June 27, learn the basics of pairing cheese with American brews at the Greenwich location of the Fairfield Greenwich Cheese Company.  The class is from 7-9pm and costs $50 per person. 

Miya’s Sushi in New Haven offers a late night menu with food and drink specials for night owls.  Visit them from 10pm-Midnight (or until they sell out) Wednesday-Saturday. 

On Wednesdays, Ordinary in New Haven offers Hip Hop Inspired Hot Dogs.  Plus, they have completely redone their menu.  Stop by to try the tasty new changes.

Mezon in Danbury offers specials throughout the week.  On Mondays starting at 4pm, join them for Burgeritaville Mondays.  Tuesdays are Taco Tuesdays with tacos starting at just $4 and drink specials.  Happy hour runs Monday-Friday from 4-6pm.

Pacifico in New Haven will teach you all about rum on Wednesday June 28 from 7-10pm.  Paired with their yummy tapas, it’s a great way to learn about the spirit.  It costs $48 per person and reservations can be made by calling (203)772-4002.

Chéz Ernie's Café in Darien will hold their annual Lei'd Back Luau on June 28 starting at 6pm.  There will be Hawaiian themed cocktails, Hula hoops, games, music, and giveaways all night long.

Enjoy the Terrain Farmers' Table with the Westport Farmers' Market on Thursday June 29 from 6-9pm.  They will highlight fresh, seasonal ingredients from the farmer’s market with a cocktail hour and three-course menu featuring plant-based cuisine.  It costs $75, with wine pairings available for an additional $35.   

All summer long, kids eat free on Thursdays at Craft 260.  With an adult purchase of $15 or more, kids under 12 will receive one item off the kids eat free menu.

The Wine Thief and Barcelona New Haven invite you to a French wine tasting on Thursday June 29 from 5:30-7:30pm.  Taste over 30 wines along with light tapas.  Tickets are $25 per person. 

Fleming’s Steakhouse in West Hartford will host a California wine tasting on Friday June 30 at 6:30pm.  There will be over a dozen wines to try, such as wines by Fess Parker, Gundlach Bundschu, and Gary Farrell.  Tickets are $40 per person. 

Shearwater Coffee is opening in Fairfield.  On June 30, join them for their open house party featuring food, drinks, and live music.  The festivities will begin at 6:30pm and last until 10pm. 

Oak Haven Table & Bar in New Haven is turning 4.  To celebrate, they will have over sized Jenga, an authentic absinthe fountain, drink specials, cigars, a late night snack menu, and more on Friday June 30 starting at 9pm. 

On Saturday July 1, six top chefs from Austin, Toronto, NYC and the Hudson Valley will come together for Chefs’ Night Out on the Farm.  They will unite to create a six course tasting dinner at Clock Tower Farm in Sherman, CT.  The evening will last from 5-9pm and tickets are $125 per person.  Beer and wine will be provided as well! 

Olea in New Haven hosts a summertime happy hour throughout the week.  On Monday, get a beer and a tapa for $10.  On Tuesday, select tapas are just $5.  Wednesdays bring half-priced wine and Thursdays bring $1 oysters.  Friday all specialty drinks are half price.

Hanging Hills Brewing Company in Hartford celebrates its first birthday on Saturday July 1.  Chief Brody's Banh Mi and The Whey Station food trucks will have delicious eats for purchase while the Hartford Hot Several Brass Band, The Island of Doubt, and No Line North perform.  A $20 ticket includes an 8 oz commemorative glass and 4 pours of your choice.  It runs from 1-6pm. 

Sweet Rewards has reopened in Brookfield, CT!  Catch them Fridays from 2-6pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10-2pm.

Summer Sundays are in full swing at Fat Cat Pie Company.  Join them for Sunday night dinner from 5-9pm.