Friday, April 24, 2015

Iron Chef Elm City 2015

On Sunday, April 26th the competition is going to be fierce in New Haven, as three local chefs go head-to-head in a battle to be named Iron Chef Elm City 2015.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Talkin' Salad on CT Style

This week I had another fantastic time hanging with the gang at CT Style on WTNH. This time, I was In The Kitchen talkin' about mason jar salads.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Save The Date: Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Returns This September

What's three days, has 200 participating restaurants and vendors with proceeds to benefit for Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp?

The answer: Oh yeah, it's the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival and it returns September 24-26.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Food For All 2015

This is one evening out where you don't have to feel guilty for sampling Fairfield County's newest restaurants, craft cocktail bars, and dessert cafe, because it is all to benefit Community Plates and their mission to help end hunger.

This signature event, Food For All, highlights Community Plates Fairfield County’s goals for the coming year, celebrates its accomplishments, and pays gratitude to the many volunteers and supporters who share in the desire to put an end to food insecurity in our community.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Not-So-Chunky Monkey Smoothie

Back in the day I used to be able to eat an entire pint of Ben + Jerry's Chunky Monkey ice cream in one sitting. I felt no guilt and I also did not gain a pound. Oh, those were the days!

Now, just the thought of eating that much ice cream gives me a headache. Yes, I will still indulge in moderately portioned sweet treats, but I also like to find ways to make them a little bit healthier. That's where this Not-So-Chunky Monkey Smoothie comes in.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Parallel Post Hosts Book Signing and Cocktail Mixer

Everyone knows Parallel Post bartender extraordinaire Greg Genias aka Bootleg Greg. If you don't, you should. Well, he was selected to represent the state of Connecticut in the upcoming book The Field Guide To Drinking In America: A Traveler's Guide To State Liquor Laws.

To celebrate the occasion, Parallel Post is hosting a book signing and cocktail mixer on Monday, April 20th from 5 to 8pm.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Savoring Sunday Dinner At Strada18

Strada18 in South Norwalk has been around for a while and really carved out a niche for itself as an artisanal Italian restaurant. This winter, they decided to change up the menu a bit by adding some Italian-American comfort food classics.