Thursday, July 30, 2015

Franklin Street Works Is A Hidden Gem In Stamford


In an unassuming neighborhood in Stamford sits Franklin Street Works, a contemporary art space and cafe. Recently we had the pleasure of attending a press event to explore the gallery and the local-food focused cafe lunch and brunch menu. We fell in love with both.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Summer Garden Party At Terrain

Image from Hamptons Entertaining: Creating Occasions to Remember
by Annie Falk
This Saturday, July 25th Terrain in Westport is having their annual Summer Garden Party. A full day of events, including a special appearance by entertaining expert Annie Falk, is planned to celebrate the summer season in style.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Parallel Post Brings Farm-To-Trumbull Dinner to Gilbertie's Herb Garden


Parallel Post is bringing the second event in this year's Farm-To-Trumbull culinary dining series to Gilbertie's Herb Garden in Easton, CT on Sunday, August 9 from 3 pm to 7 pm.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Bailey's Backyard Debuts Tantalizing Summer Menu


Bailey's Backyard continues to be one of our favorite spots. Recently, owner Sal Bagliavio and chef Forrest Pasternack invited us to sample the latest summer season creations. It did not disappoint.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Chowdafest 2015 Promises To Be Biggest Yet


Calling all chowdaheads! Connecticut's Chowdafest, presented by Stop and Shop, will have a new home to host the biggest competition to date. Mark your calendars because it all goes down on Sunday, Oct. 11th at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT. This year Renato and I are proud to add Local Food Rocks to the list of sponsors for this event.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Thai Chicken + Basil Stir-Fry Recipe


What do you do when a particular recipe hinges on a key ingredient that you cannot seem to find? How about, grow it yourself. That's exactly what I did.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Most Innovative Chefs Gala To Honor 13 Local Chefs + Legendary Band The Wailers To Perform


Imagine savoring signature dishes from the area's most innovative chefs and vibing on the tunes of a legendary reggae band. That's the plan for the 2015 Most Innovative Chef Gala at the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival. Now that's a gala not to be missed.

The fifth annual Greenwich Wine + Food Festival, presented by Serendipity magazine and benefitting Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation, has announced the thirteen local chefs to be honored on Friday, September 25th at the Most Innovative Chefs Gala at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, CT. The Serendipity 2015 Most Innovative Chefs will be celebrated as they prepare their signature dishes and inventive fare for guests.