Nibble: Boozy & Delish CT Food Events for Week of May 19-26


Mystic Cheese Company and the Engine Room present A Cheese & Cocktail Pairing on May 23. Join Jason & Sylvia Sobocinski from Mystic Cheese Co. & Nick Georgetti, Beverage Director for The Engine Room, in Mystic CT as they pair their favorite cheeses alongside classic and original libations. It costs $45 per person and runs from 6-8:30pm.

"Walk the Walk" on The Brick Walk Fairfield takes place on Tuesday, May 21. Check out the area’s best restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. Participants include Brick + Wood, Broadway Method Academy, CT Cookie Company, Island Outfitters, Mecha Noodle Bar, and more.

On Tuesday May 21, Max a Mia hosts a Beer Dinner on the Patio featuring Victory Brewing Company. The evening begins with a 6:30 reception and continues with sit down dinner. Special Guests are Adam Lang and Aron Daniels from Victory Brewing Co with a menu by Chef Stephen Lundgren.

Join the Stratford Health Department and A Pinch of Salt's Raquel Rivera-Pablo to learn how to make easy and kid-friendly recipes using ingredients found in the garden on Tuesday May 21. This free cooking class is appropriate for ages 2-10. Adult supervision is required. For additional questions, please call Kelley Meier at 203-385-4090.

On Wednesday May 22, learn how to make Memorial Day Picnic Dishes at Cook Shop Plus. The class is suitable for paleo and gluten free diets. It is $65 per person and feel free to BYOB.

Fiddlehead Food Co-op in New London, CT invites you to “Indigenous Edibles of Spring: Learn to Prepare Fiddlehead” on May 22. Rachel Sayet of the Mohegan Tribe will teach you to prepare fiddleheads, a wild Native vegetable that is only available for a few weeks out of the year. The event is free but registration is required.

On Thursday May 23 from 9:30am-11:30am, learn to make pasta at Tim’s Kitchen at Wakeman Town Farm. Chef Vita will teach you to make two springtime staples that you can replicate at home for your family. Prepare the pasta dough and fresh tomato sauce and top it with freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese from Italy. Sit down for an early bite at 11 and wrap up in time to get you out the door to tackle your to-do list.

The American Cancer Society hosts the 14th Annual Taste of Hope on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York. This years’ Volunteer Host Committee includes Alyssa Reiner, Danny Burstein, Harry Carson, David Alan Basche, Rebecca Luker, and Clarke Thorell. More than 70 restaurants are scheduled to participate. Attendees also will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction prizes donated.

El Segundo has NEW weekly specials. Wednesday is AWA Arepa Day With $5 options all day long. Monday is industry night and Tuesday is for tacos.

Dinosaur BBQ has launched a new B.Y.O.B. Build Your Own BBQ Lunch Menu! This menu is available during lunch, Monday through Friday. The best part is that you can be your own pitboss and Build Your Own Bar-B-Que in just a few simple steps.

Toddlers can learn to make Springtime Recipes at Stew Leonard’s in Newington on Monday May 20. They’ll prepare veggie pasta primavera, homemade fruit jam, and lemon blondie bars. Ages 2-5. 24 hour advance registration and adult supervision required.

Outriggers Restaurant is here for your summer entertaining needs! Order one of the food trays from their new catering menu. Plus, the outdoor buoy bar opens on Memorial Day!

Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill, Fairfield has a special brunch menu on Saturday & Sunday from 11:30am-3pm. Try their Southwester Shrimp Omelette, Huevos Rancheros, Torrejas, and more.

Saturday May 25 is National Wine Day and Sunset Meadow Vineyards in Goshen is celebrating with special deals. Get 10% off 3 bottles, 15% off 6 bottles, and 20% off 12 or more bottles.

On Sunday May 26, head to The Lace Factory in Deep River for a BYOB Sunday Brunch. It features a buffet, carving station, omelet bar, chef’s specials, bloody mary & mimosa set-ups, and more. It costs $24.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids.

Flipside in Farfield has a new menu. Try their Lobster Roll, Rueben Panini, and more.

Winter is coming to New Haven, CT on May 25! Bar Crawl Live hosts a Game of Thrones themed bar crawl across the city. Choose your house and pay the iron price in trivia for honorable prizes. The night is dark and full of terrors, but the wine and ale washes them all away!