Nibble: Tasty, Boozy, and Festive CT Food Events For December 16-23

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

B.GOOD Fairfield now offers breakfast daily!  Options include breakfast sandwiches, breakfast bowls, smoothies and more. Customer can enjoy a free cup of coffee with every meal through January 31, 2019. 

The Oyster Club in Mystic presents “Holiday Cocktail Night” on Thursday, December 20 from 7-9pm.  The mixologists behind their cocktail program invite you to their holiday cocktail tasting invite you to an evening of hors d’oeuvres, holiday cocktails, and an Oyster Club cocktail recipe book! 

Join the party at The Chelsea on December 18th as Chef Eric Felitto (The Chelsea, Tasty Yolk), battles it out on Food Network's Chopped.  Starting at 8PM. Chef Felitto is parking the Tasty Yolk food truck outside The Chelsea for the evening, and guests will enjoy FREE nibbles from both The Chelsea & Tasty Yolk from 8-9PM. The action really starts at 9PM when all eyes will be on the TV as Chopped declares their winner! We strongly recommend reservations by calling 203-254-8200.

Max a Mia in Avon hosts its annual Feast of the Seven Fishes this week.  Tickets are still available for Monday December 17 at 6:15pm and Tuesday December 18 at 6:30pm.

Stew Leonard’s Famous Holiday Workshop for Toddlers will be held on December 18 at 9:30am.  Each child will roll, bake, and decorate three kinds of cookie dough to take home.  Classes will be held in Stew Leonard’s Executive Kitchen on the second floor of the grocery store in Newington.  Please register in advance.

On Wednesday December 19, Chop Shop Cooking will have a “Holiday Bites” class.  The menu will include Pancakes with Sour Cream & Salmon Caviar, Crabcakes with Rosy Fruit Salsa & Tartar Sauce , Shrimp Dumplings with Peanut Sauce, Cucumber Cups with Feta, Olives & Roasted Peppers, and Smoked Duck Tarts with Caramelized Onions. 

Go Fish in Mystic continues its wine series with “Big Bold Reds” on December 19.  It is $32 per person and starts at 5:30pm.

Beer lovers take note: Hop Haus in Southington will have a Clown Shoes beer dinner on December 20.  Chef Jakub Gorgon has created a farm-to-table menu to complement the brews.  It is $69 per person. 

Our House in SoNo hosts a Christmas Ugly Sweater Party on Friday December 21.  The evening will include eggnog, snacks, reindeer games, and more. 

Wakeman Town Farm will have a Christmas-Themed Class for Middle Schoolers on December 21.  They’ll make Grinch Krispie Heart Treats, Christmas Cookie Trees, and Santa’s Christmas Popcorn.  Email to register.

On December 21, Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes hosts a Reindeer Cake Class starting at 7pm.  It costs $65 per person.

On Saturday December 22, Outriggers in Stratford invites you to an"Ugly Sweater Party"  with music by Dawn & Greg and an awesome buffet. 

Shebeen Brewing Company in Wolcott invites you to the “1st Weekend of Winter Bash” on Saturday December 22 starting at noon.  Taste their seasonal brews, including Pear Winter Wheat.

Gabriele’s of Greenwich has two new menus – an updated main menu and a new lite bites menu. The updated main menu looks back to Gabriele’s classic dishes, but also includes several new entrants. The brand new Libations and Lite Bites menu introduces a more casual food and beverage menu for the after work “happy hour” group.

Treat your loved ones or take time for yourself this holiday season by making reservations for Holiday Afternoon Tea at the Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme.  This special tea is served from November 29 through January 5. 

Duck the Halls is back as The Tasty Yolk’s December special!  It consists of Duck confit, sweet potato hash, arugula, and spicy aioli served in a flour tortilla.

Book one of Taco Loco’s Margarita Cocktail Parties for your next corporate event.  Choose five passed hors d’oeuvres and sip on their famous margaritas. Email .