Set a Date: Valentine’s Day Fairfield

Here’s where to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Fairfield: Lots of Wine-ing on Valentine's Day Bar Zepoli Bar Zepoli offers American-Italian fare focused on seasonality. While the dining room is striking, you may not notice, distracted only by the vibrant dishes in front of you. What's the Deal? Bar Zepoli whipped up a very special four-course Valentine’s Day menu for $85 per person, which includes one 1 complimentary glass of wine. An optional wine pairing with each course is also available for +$55 per person. While you know I'm a savory gal, I can't help but dive into their delicious desserts [...]

By | 2018-02-14T13:41:47+00:00 February 13th, 2018|eat + drink, fairfield, holiday|0 Comments

Eat Your Heart Out: Valentine’s Day Westchester

Valentine's Day is Wednesday, and if you've had the week I've had, you have zero plans! Don't worry. I've rounded up the best list for those last minute reservations (providing an evening so romantic, you're SO will never know you booked two days in advance!). Here's where to celebrate Valentine's Day in Westchester: Lucky in Love Nonno's Trattoria Tucked in Empire City Casino, Nonno's Trattoria packages traditional Italian fare in a classically quaint restaurant. What's the Deal? The three-course meal—including salad or soup, Surf-n-Turf entrée, and a Heart-Shaped Cannoli Cake for Two, is $80 per couple. Book Now: 810 Yonkers Ave., [...]

By | 2018-02-13T22:51:40+00:00 February 12th, 2018|eat + drink, holiday, westchester|0 Comments

Norwalk Now Music Event, City Limits, Gets Delicious

Get ready for Norwalk City Limits! The 5-day music event kicks off Wednesday, January 24th to Sunday, January 28th. A collaboration between Norwalk Now restaurants and area musicians, it is the first of its kind to promote the town, each other, and all that Norwalk has to offer. Adding to the music-filled week, Norwalk Now restaurants offer “City Grub” promotional options for the ultimate dinner, drinks, and show experience: Peaches Southern Pub & Juke Joint Peaches is well-known for offering live music—heck, it’s got Juke Joint in its name—and this event is no different, celebrating some of the best local [...]

Norwalk Now Gears Up for Live Music Series to Kick Off the New Year

Norwalk City Limits January 24-28, 2018 Norwalk Now Gears Up for Live Music Series to Kick Off the New Year Norwalk “City Grub” to Feature Enticing Prix Fixe Menus January 2, 2018, Norwalk, CT: Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing group comprised of businesses throughout Norwalk’s urban core, is gearing up for their first self-produced event, Norwalk City Limits. Music enthusiasts can look forward to a 5-day long music scheduled featuring local talent performing at participating Norwalk Now restaurants, shops, and attractions. The event, designed to showcase area musicians, create local foot traffic, and relieve cabin fever, is the first in [...]

By | 2018-01-03T16:43:32+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|news|0 Comments

All Taste, No Travel: Explore Street Food at El Segundo

There is no doubt the culinary world has been influenced by pop culture. As the Food Network became a household name, chefs’ profiles increased dramatically, shedding some serious light on the previously-mysterious activities of the back of the house. New restaurants popped up with windows into the kitchen, where diners get an inside look at the life of a professional food prep, the craziness of the Friday dinner rush fully exposed. Local chefs became mini-celebrities. The rise of social media has certainly helped things along. Encouraging collaborations from the restaurant next door, to the restaurant across the globe, chefs have [...]

The Spread Opens Second Location in Greenwich, CT

Where Award-Winning Food Innovation Meets Passion That Brings Distinct Flavor To The Table Fairfield County – Dec. 2017 – On Tuesday, December 12th 2017, The Spread celebrates its five-year anniversary with another milestone – the opening of its second location at 18 W Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT. The collective dream of four life-long friends and now business partners, The Spread is known for its inventive dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. It has become the award-winning destination for celebrations big and small in Fairfield County. Owners Andrey Cortes, Chris Hickey, Chris Rasile, and Shawn Longyear along with partner and Executive Chef Carlos Baez, are [...]

By | 2017-12-18T22:56:27+00:00 December 18th, 2017|news|0 Comments

8th Annual “Ring in the New Year at Noon” at New Roc City

Westchester’s Only Daytime New Year’s event for Kids Includes Balloon Drop, Giveaways, Activities, and More WESTCHESTER/DECEMBER 11 — There’s no need for kids to stay up until midnight as New Roc’s master of ceremonies rings in the New Year early with the countdown to noon complete with a thrilling balloon release with festive, brightly-colored balloons. For the 8th year in a row, New Roc City will offer their festive ‘Ring in the New Year at Noon’ event for kids ages 2 – 10 in the atrium from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Sunday, December 31st. The event will support [...]

By | 2017-12-18T22:50:10+00:00 December 11th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Westchester Magazine Selects Their 38 Top Restaurants in the County

Rye, NY (November 30, 2017) –For the first time ever, Westchester Magazine has ranked the area’s top restaurants. The illustrious list of 38 stellar eateries is featured in the December issue, on newsstands now. View the article online. A mix of celebrity-driven hotspots, perennial favorites and lesser-known gems, the list is a true mix of what makes Westchester County a culinary mecca. The 38 restaurants represent just 6% of the more than 600 full service restaurants in the county.  As the magazine states, “These are the places where the food, service, décor, and ambience all combine into a can’t-get-enough-of-it dining experience.”  [...]

By | 2017-12-04T18:25:00+00:00 December 4th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Craft Beer & Smoking Cocktails with Killer B in Norwalk

A dude walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a Fuzzy Baby Duck. There’s no punchline, and it’s bound to happen at Killer B in Norwalk, where bacon, burgers, bourbon, and (you guessed it) beer rule the menu. The beer mecca is one of the only bars in Norwalk bound to have the Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA, brewed by New England Brewing Co. out of Woodbridge, CT, on tap. And if you consider yourself a craft beer connoisseur, you’ll know just exactly how hard it is to get your hands on. When it comes to building the best [...]

Gourmet Ways to Give Back for Giving Tuesday {& Every Day}

With Thanksgiving behind us, I’m officially in the giving mood. And I’ll admit, I’ve been pretty inspired by local businesses around us. From Chutney Masala and Sambal Thai & Malaysian closing for Thanksgiving so their team can offer a hot meal to those in need at their sister restaurant, Old Monk, in NYC to Bonnie Saran and her collection of “Littles” offering a free Thanksgiving buffet to those in need right here in Westchester, it’s amazing to see how many local businesses are actively giving back to the community. Knowing my foodie friends as I do, I know you’ll also [...]