Local cookbook authors serve up evening of talk, treats

on
You can make your dinner, eat your pie and have your honey, too, when a trio of local cookbook authors visits the Ferguson Library tonight for an evening of tips, talks and tastings. Presented by the Friends of the Ferguson, this panel of culinary whizzes will feature Debra Ponzek, Michele Stuart and Marina Marchese. Guests […] [Read More]

ChowdaFest still on a quest to find 2014 competitors

on
Earlier this month, we brought you news of a yummy contest taking place at restaurants far and wide that will run through Thanksgiving. ChowdaQuest will narrow down the participants for next year’s Chowdafest, which can only accommodate 28 restaurants. The culinary competition, which lets the public decide the top soups in four categories, will be […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
Art, music, comedy, wild animals … could you ask for more when it comes to the events and activities of this weekend and beyond? I guess you could, but you should have plenty enough to keep you and yours busy this weekend. Art: In Stamford, the Loft Artists Association will open the doors to their […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
We are not even into the throes of the super-packed weekends of November and December, and the number of events and activities scheduled for the weekend, and beyond, is nearly overwhelming. I don’t envy you in having to make some tough choices, but as a way of leading you in the right direction, here’s a […] [Read More]

If you like soup, you will love this contest launched by Chowdafest

on
As Chowdafest heads into its sixth year, fans of the culinary competition have a chance to let their taste buds do the talking before and during the show, with the launch of the new initiative ChowdaQuest. “Last year was great, and we caught the attention of so many more restaurants and chefs,” said Jim Keenan, […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, General

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
We are heading into October, with only a few weekends to go before Halloween. With that in mind, make sure to make the most of the weekend by partaking in some pumpkin or apple picking, enjoying some holiday hijinks, getting started on your costume or finding some outdoor festivals to enjoy the wonderful weather. Or, […] [Read More]

Adrienne Maloof hosts vodka tasting at Stamford BevMax

on
Businesswoman and former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Adrienne Maloof will be in Stamford Thursday, Oct. 3 to host a tasting of her premium vodka brand. You can catch the 52-year-old socialite at BevMax, 835 E. Main St., Stamford, from 5-7 p.m. On “Real Housewives,” Maloof was infamous for her rocky marital relationship with […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
With the weather forecast such as it is, it’s best to plan some time in the outdoors this weekend. While there, you can get a better look at hawks and other raptors in Greenwich, learn more about Greek culture in Stamford, help clear the grounds of a national landmark, or begin to hunt for that […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

on
You can get healthier, learn more about boats, get in your fill of Oktoberfests, go to the dogs, play or get entirely festive this weekend, and never travel all that far from home (or perhaps traveling will be part of the fun). There are several expos and events aimed at making you a better you […] [Read More]

Stamford teen cooks with Regis on ‘Rachael Ray Show’

on
Over the last few weeks, Hunter Zampa has been under the tutelage of Food Network stars Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri on the pair’s “Kids Cook-Off” program. Now, the student is becoming the teacher. Zampa, of Stamford, will teach one of his recipes to none other then Regis Philbin on “Rachael Ray Show,” airing Friday, […] [Read More]