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Eat Next Door! Bridgeport Faves

Tired of going to the same old haunts?  Why not go right next door to Bridgeport and check out one of these new eateries?  They are some of my new favorites!!! Barnum Publick House, 1020 Broad Street,

The Local Meatball

First the crepe truck on the Post Road in Fairfield, now a mobile meatball man?  Look how hip we are with our food trucks! The newest addition to the downtown scene is The Local Meatball!  You’ll see

Real Grown-ups Eat Quiche

I had a couple of girlfriends over for lunch the other day and decided to pick up a quiche for a nice light entree.  I’ve been getting quiches at Billy’s Bakery in Fairfield for years, but that day

Food Scoop Around Town….

In the past week I noticed a few things up and coming in our area…. Tuscany Restaurant is opening on Black Rock Turnpike in the former Bon Appetit space (under Billy’s Bakery)!  The long-time

Farro Love

Yes, I am cheating on barley.  I’m having an affair with farro. If you’ve never had farro, you’re in for a treat.  This ancient grain is from the wheat family and was originally grown in ancient

SoNo Market Place a Feast for the Senses

The SoNo Market Place, housed in a converted warehouse, is one of my favorite ‘re-purposed’ spaces in Fairfield County.   Designed to resemble a European market, the large open indoor space is set up

No-Flip Vegetable Frittata

A frittata is an Italian-style omelet that is typically flipped, not folded like its American and French counterparts. However, the flipping is usually a disaster, unless the frittata is very small,

Fairfield Restaurant Week Starts October 14th!

Fairfield Restaurant Week is almost here, with lots of great local eateries participating from Black Rock Turnpike to the Post Road!  Some of my favorites are participating including Cafe Lola, The

Fall Bounty Veggies

One of my very favorite restaurants on earth is in my small upstate New York hometown of Oneonta.  The Autumn Cafe was started by one of my father’s students at the local college and has been going

Day Trip: Seafood and Sea

If you’re looking for a fun day trip (or more like a half-day), take a ride north on I-95 past New Haven for lunch and a boat tour of the Thimble Islands! Whenever I go anywhere I think it’s best to