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Monthly Archive for May, 2014

: May, 2014

CT Summer Seafood

I LOVE seafood… as a child, I eschewed the kids menu at restaurants and instead went for the mussels appetizer.  Now that summer is here, I can enjoy fresh seasonal seafood in all its glory! New

Kids’ Summer Cooking Camps and Classes in CT

Summer is almost here!  The arrival of the season means it’s time to open the pools, get out the summer wardrobe… and find camps for your kiddos before all of those spots are filled! The emails have

CT Food Events this Week: May 25

Week of Sunday May 25 Outdoor and indoor food events are taking place all throughout Connecticut!  From Greenwich to Essex to Stratford, we’ve rounded up a number of happenings that promise to provide

CTbites Best Bar Burgers in Fairfield County

Every year CTbites rates and ranks the area’s best burgers based on personally devouring each and every one of these beauties. There are two lists, one for “Bar Burgers” and the second for “Restaurant

gingerbitz Bakery – Sneak Peek in New Canaan

“gingerbitz” is opening its doors in what owners Andrew and Karen Zuckert call the store’s “dress rehearsal” and Hearst Connecticut Media Group and CTbites were invited for a sneak peek and to sample

Locali in New Canaan – Expanded Patio…New Menu

Finally…the weather has changed…the farms are beginning to produce spring vegetables… and al fresco dining is in full swing. CTbites recently posted a round-up of over forty restaurants with al fresco

CT Food Events This Week

Here is a sampling of food events throughout CT. For even more food events and openings go to’s “Weekly Nibble.” The Melt Mobile is on the move. Recently seen in the parking lot of Lillian

Tacos El Azteca Truck in Norwalk

The Scene Sitting at a red light at the intersection of Cross Street (Route 1) and Main Street (Route 123) in Norwalk. One of my favorite lunch spots, Nicholas Roberts sits vacant over my left

Guide To Outdoor Dining in CT, 40+ Restaurants

There are some ingredients in this world that, when you add them to anything, they pretty much make it spectacular. Bacon, for example. It would probably make grandma’s tuna casserole taste good.

American Craft Beer Week In CT: May 12-18

One hundred twenty four. That’s how many breweries posted events for the first American Craft Beer Week in 2006. Since then, the number of microbreweries, brewpubs and beers bars has quintupled, and