Monday, September 15, 2014

Mazzo, Not Your Average Italian Restaurant

Mazzo on Newtown Road is the latest entrant to the Danbury dining scene. Only open for a few months, it's already generating some great buzz.

This isn’t the usual Italian joint. Owned by the father and son duo Agim and Artan Ismali, Mazzo delivers a big city dining experience with a modern, chic d├ęcor and beautifully presented eats.

Friday, September 12, 2014

CT Farm To Chef Week 2014 Starts Sunday

If you live or are hanging out in in Connecticut next week - we want you to go out and eat! That's because it's Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week!

Photo by Renato Ghio
From Sunday, Sept. 14th through Saturday, Sept. 20th, eighty-five restaurants, institutions, healthcare facilities, schools, farms, and wineries throughout the state will create and offer special Farm-to-Chef menus featuring Connecticut Grown ingredients in each dish. Talk about a delicious way to celebrate local food!

Get Ready for Ambler Farm Day

Hayrides. Pumpkins. Apples. Pie.

Those are the things of Fall in New England and Ambler Farm in Wilton is having of celebration of all things Fall on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 12noon to 4pm (rain or shine).

Thursday, September 11, 2014

WCSU Hosting Farm To Table Dinner

Western Connecticut State University is hosting a farm-to-table dinner featuring locally produced foods and wines on Saturday, Sept. 13 to benefit the Permaculture Garden Project sponsored by the Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies at WCSU.

The dinner will be prepared from foods harvested at local farms, complemented by a selection of vintages from local wineries. Among the local farms and businesses offering up their wares for the evening are Taylor Farm, Zelda's Vegetables, Chamomile's, Anderson Acre Farm, and Whole Foods.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Recipe of the Week: Chicken + Broccoli Stir Fry

We are a household that loves leftovers. It makes for an easy lunch at the office or a quick re-heat on a busy weeknight. However, we also love turning a leftover into a completely new meal.

Our latest collaboration with Max of Max's Best Bootcamp is all about reinventing leftovers. For this Recipe of the Week we take leftover chicken and transform it into a Chinese take-out favorite: Chicken and Broccoli.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

My TV Debut on WTNH

Sure I make cooking videos for the Internet, but I've never been on TV ... until this week that is.

Me on set with Connecticut Style host Teresa Dufour
Yes, I made my TV debut on the the show Connecticut Style that airs on WTNH.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Prohibition Era-Style Dinner

Parallel Post has teamed up with 2014 International Craft Award winner and local craft spirit Onyx Moonshine, to present a prohibition era-style dinner on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5pm to 8pm.