Nibble: CT Food Events For Week of February 4-11

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Every Tuesday, The Spread’s SoNo and new Greenwich location offer buck-a-shuck oysters.

On Monday February 5, The Westport Library’s Cookbook Club will take place at Wakeman Town Farm.  The evening will be led by food lover and blogger Yamini Lal, also known as “Fairfield County Foodie.” 

The “Boozin' In Your Onesie Bar Crawl” is coming to Hartford on Saturday February 10.  A ticket includes no cover entry for up to 8 venues, an  LED Bracelet indicating when to head to the next venue, a 17oz Elite Color Changing Cup, kick-off party from 12-1:30pm, a 90's party from 1:30-3pm, a “Glow Your Mind Halftime Party” from 3-4:30pm, an after party from 7-9pm,  and so much more!  Be sure to wear your best onesie- there will be prizes! 

Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill is hosting An Evening with Justin Baldwin, founder of Justin Winery, on Wednesday, February 7 at 6pm.  The four-course menu includes Avocado and Crab Toast, Moroccan Shrimp, Pomegranate Lacquered Duck Breast, and Petite Filet of Beef Rossini.  A complementary Justin wine pairing will be served with each course.  It cost $150 per person, including tax and gratuity.

In addition, Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill is now hosting live, local musicians on Monday evenings from 9pm-12am.  Visit their facebook page to see who is playing.

Registration is now open for Bishop Orchard’s CSA.  They have an assortment of options: mushroom shares, flower shares, egg shares, cheese shares, and more! 

Fig Cooking School in Milford will teach you how to make “Dinner In Florence” from February 8-10.  The classes go from 6:30-9:30pm and the menu includes Crostini De Fegatini di Pollo (Crostini with Chicken Paté), Tagliatelle Ai Funghi Porcini (Tagliatelle with Porcini Mushroom Cream), Panzanella Salad with Bacon and Butternut Squash, and Sbrisolona (Italian Almond Tart) With Fresh Strawberries and Cream.  It is $100 per person. 

On Thursday Feburary 8, Liv’s Oyster Bar presents a French Wine Dinner in conjunction with Seaside Liquors.  The 6 course meal includes dishes like Saffron & Mussel Soup, Beef Cheek Bourguignon, and Black Sea Bass with carefully selected wines.  It costs $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 

Wakeman Town Farm will get you ready for Valentine’s Day!  On February 9, Kathy Oberman, will walk you dishes like Pear, Parmesan, and Prosciutto Drizzled with Pomegranate Vinaigrette; Lamb Chops Scottadito with Charred Cherry Tomatoes; and Caramel & Chocolate Ganache Tart with Toasted Pecans.  It starts at 7pm and costs $180 per couple. 

The night before, February 8, Wakeman Town Farm will offer an Asian Appetizers Adult Class with a menu of Dumplings, Summer Rolls, and Wasabi-Lime Shrimp for $65 per person. 

The Avon Indian Grill’s Friday lunch buffet just got better.  Now, get 50% off all bar drinks with your lunch buffet every Friday from 11:30am-3pm.

On Saturday February 10, enjoy a Kelley Fox "Pop Up Saturday Supper" at Hartford Baking Company.  Kelley Fox, the winemaker and owner of Kelley Fox Wines, will guide you through a handmade, family-style dinner paired with her wines.  The event is limited to 25 people, so book soon.  It is $80 per person, inclusive of tax and tip. 

The 3rd Annual Waypoint Sprits Cornhole Tournament to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will take place in Bloomfield on Saturday February 10 from 3-10pm.  There will be a 64 team "March Madness" style single elimination tournament as well as a 32 team "second tournament" for the first 32 teams eliminated.  It costs $100 per team. Non cornhole players are welcome at no charge.

The Olympub Games return to Mohegan Sun on Saturday February 10.  Games include Giant Beer Pong, Kan Jam, Oversized Jenga, Cornhole, and Ladderball.  Participants can win a $50, $100, or $200 Mohegan Sun gift card.  The cost is $50 per team, which includes a coupon for one drink per person. 

You can now order online for Match Burger Lobster.  Pick up only for now, but stay tuned.

TruNorth Tavern and Table in Bridgeport just debuted a new menu!  From wings to burgers to mussel pots, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

As of January 31, Redding Roadhouse has reopened at 406 Redding Road in Redding, CT.

Brother Jimmy's in Stamford has happy hour from 4-7pm on weekdays.  During that time, get $3 drafts, $4 house wine, $5 mixed drinks, and 1/2 price select appetizers.