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Stop & Shop Launches Store-Wide Nutrition Navigation Program

STOP & SHOP LAUNCHES GUIDING STARS®, WORLD’S FIRST STORE-WIDE NUTRITION NAVIGATION PROGRAM Clear labeling gives consumers quick, easy-to-understand nutrition advice [Purchase, NY - April 5, 2018] – Stop & Shop is helping customers eat healthier and save time grocery shopping with a first-of-its kind nutrition navigation program, Guiding Stars. With symbols that are visible at a glance, Guiding Stars aims to take the guesswork out of nutrition by decoding labels into one clear rating.  Available at all 410 Stop & Shop locations, over 9,000 products will feature the star ranking system that showcases “good”, “better” and “best” choices. Guiding Stars [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:16:28+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Chef Brian Lewis Brings Japanese-Inspired Cuisine to Westport with Oko

Westport, Conn. – Chef Brian Lewis, who brought seasonal American cooking to Westport, Connecticut with his acclaimed restaurant, The Cottage, expands his footprint in downtown Westport with his newest venture, OKO.  The Japanese inspired restaurant, located in the historic Vigilant Hose Company Firehouse at 6 Wilton Road, showcases Lewis’ innovative take on traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi, in a lively and charming atmosphere.  The restaurant will open on April 19, 2018. “My team and I are delighted to bring OKO to the community, combining my love for Japanese cooking techniques and culture with fresh, local ingredients from Connecticut, the U.S. [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:07:14+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

06/21: Maritime with a Twist

MARITIME WITH A TWIST Thursday, June 21st from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk 10 North Water Street Norwalk, CT 06854 Events & Happenings at The Maritime Aquarium **Adults Only** Celebrate the summer solstice with sips and samples from some of the area’s top breweries, distillers and restaurants during the “Maritime with a Twist” adults-only evening event on Thurs., June 21 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Open to anyone age 21 and over, “Maritime with a Twist” features tastes from nearby restaurants in the South Norwalk (or SoNo) neighborhood, as well as refreshments by artisanal [...]

By | 2018-04-22T20:02:33+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|203Events, events|0 Comments

Film to Table at Jacob Burns

A feast for the eyes and the palate took place at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) Monday night with another successful Film to Table event.   The series, which brings new meaning to the phrase “dinner and a movie,” features events throughout the year that include a food-focused film screening followed by a Q&A or panel discussion with distinctive local restaurateurs, filmmakers, and more. Monday’s sold-out Film to Table featured a screening of A Fine Line, a timely documentary in which filmmaker Joanna James explores why only 6% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, punctuating the national conversation [...]

By | 2018-04-22T20:30:03+00:00 April 19th, 2018|news|0 Comments

06/10: Brunch at Kanopi

Brunch at Kanopi Sunday, June 10th at Kanopi, White Plains Enjoy brunch in style at Kanopi, the beautiful penthouse atop the Ritz-Carlton New York, White Plains. You’ll be swept away by the views and the delicious cuisine. More details to be announced! The 2018 Wine & Food Festival, which draws more than 6,500 people from across the New York Metro area including New York City, Westchester County, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut, will feature 100+ top restaurants and a selection of world-class wines. Visit www.westchestermagazine.com/winefood for complete details, participating restaurants, chefs and ticket sales.

By | 2018-04-19T10:24:45+00:00 April 19th, 2018|914Events, events|0 Comments

06/10: Jr. Chef Experience

Jr. Chef Experience Sunday, June 10th, 10am – 12 noon  PLAY at The Westchester, Level 4 Food, fun, and family! The Jr. Chef Experience is back at PLAY at The Westchester on Sunday, June 10th. Spend the morning with the kiddos as they learn the basics of cooking, meet Chopped Junior Champion, Elizabeth Oakes and experience a full morning of fun. The 2018 Wine & Food Festival, which draws more than 6,500 people from across the New York Metro area including New York City, Westchester County, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut, will feature 100+ top restaurants and a selection of world-class [...]

By | 2018-04-19T10:28:33+00:00 April 19th, 2018|914Events, events|0 Comments

06/09: Grand Tasting Village

Grand Tasting Village Saturday, June 9th, 12-5pm  Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla The signature event of the Wine & Food Festival, the Grand Tasting Village, takes place Saturday, June 9th, at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. It features tastings from 50 + local restaurants and more than 200 wines & spirits. Chef demonstrations with Peter Kelly, a knife demonstration with Bernard Janssen of Zwilling J.A. Henckels, and a variety of food trucks make it a true foodie celebration. More chefs and demos to be announced soon! The 2018 Wine & Food Festival, which draws more than 6,500 people from across the [...]

By | 2018-04-19T10:29:03+00:00 April 19th, 2018|914Events, events|0 Comments

Briarcliff Manor Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Briarcliff, NY – On Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm, the Briarcliff Manor Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off. The Chili Cook-Off is Briarcliff Manor’s nod to Cinco de Mayo. This family-friendly event, held outdoors at one of the loveliest times of year, takes place in front of the storefronts along Pleasantville Road from the Briarcliff Manor Fire House to Holbrook Cottage. Local businesses join together and offer samples of homemade chili to all Briarcliff’s friends and neighbors. Everyone gets to vote on their favorite recipe and a winner is awarded at the end of [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:00:30+00:00 April 18th, 2018|eat + drink, news, westchester|0 Comments

06/08: An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers

An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers Friday, June 8th, 6-10pm The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers will wow even the most discerning of palates. The evening, which takes place at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester, is an incomparable six-course feast unlike any other. It features the area’s top-chefs and the world’s top wines. 2018 Chefs & Courses: Hors D’oeuvres – Jim Dangler, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester 1st Course – Glenn Vogt, RiverMarket Bar & Kitchen – Local Spring Asparagus and Burrata with Mint and Lemon Gremolata 2nd Course – Ron Gallo, Inn at Pound Ridge – [...]

By | 2018-04-19T10:29:38+00:00 April 18th, 2018|914Events, events|0 Comments

06/07: Burger & Beer Blast

Burger & Beer Blast Thursday, June 7th, 6-10 pm Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla Westchester’s Biggest Block Party returns Thursday, June 7th with Burger & Beer Blast at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. With 24 restaurants (and counting!), plus 7 food trucks on site, music, wine & beer, you don’t want to miss these top local chefs competing for the coveted Heineken Light Best Burger Award. The 2018 Wine & Food Festival, which draws more than 6,500 people from across the New York Metro area including New York City, Westchester County, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut, will feature 100+ top restaurants [...]

By | 2018-04-19T10:30:21+00:00 April 18th, 2018|914Events, events|0 Comments