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Farm tours this Saturday

  An assortment of vegetables from the weekly Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share at Sport Hill Farm in Easton. If you don’t already have plans for Saturday, you do now. Over 10 Easton

Super sprouts

What the heck is that, you ask? This is a plateful of the most delicious Brussels sprouts I’ve ever had. I went to Nola Oyster Bar in South Norwalk the other day, a new restaurant from the owners of

Happy National Tequila Day!

Here’s one holiday I won’t be celebrating, but those of heartier stock certainly will. Wednesday, July 24 is National Tequila Day. Bodega Taco Bar is celebrating its  Best of the Gold Coast “The

Getting juiced!

Finally! I’ve got a juicer! I’ve got a juicer! I’ve been wanting one ever since I wrote an article on green juice (you can check it out here).  I never understood the whole juicing culture until I

Using your CSA: homemade veggie chips

Don’t judge. I know this doesn’t look appealing, but trust me, it was delicious. It’s CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) season again and I’m so happy. Armed with my salad spinner and food

New in Westport: 323 Restaurant & Bar

There’s a new restaurant in Westport. Remember Bogey’s? That space is now 323 Restaurant & Bar, owned by Jay Faillace and his son Matt. The “New American” menu is prepared by  Executive Chef

Crazy for nuts

Dry roasted, in-the-shell almonds? That’s nuts! I spied these goodies on the bottom shelf at Trader Joe’s. I almost didn’t get them, because I thought you might need a nutcracker for them and I have

Get the cruet ready: oil and vinegars coming to Fairfield

A couple of blog posts ago I wrote about Wild Acorns, a store in Orange that sells specialty oils and vinegars. I thought that something like that would do a rip-roaring business in Fairfield. Well,