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Monthly Archive for January, 2017

: January, 2017

Gates in New Canaan: New Chef, Changing Menu for Longtime Institution

Gates Restaurant has been an institution on Forest Street in New Canaan since 1979. It was sold in 2015, completely redesigned and re-opened last February. The new Gates maintained the relaxed

30 CT Restaurants & Bars for the Super Bowl 2017

On Sunday February 5, The Patriots take on The Falcons in Super Bowl LI!  Whether you watch the showdown at home or at your favorite restaurant, delicious game-day snacks are a must.  These

Food Events in CT This Week

Week of January 29 This week is Super Bowl Sunday!  In addition to delicious game day specials, Connecticut restaurants are hosting a number of food and drink inspired events this week.  From beer

Food Events in CT This Weekend

January 27-29 Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate!  On Sunday, the Chocolate Expo converges on the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk… sweet, right?  This weekend also brings baking with Wave Hill Breads, a

The Granola Bar Opening Soon In Stamford

The Granola Bar of Westport and Greenwich will soon be opening its doors in Stamford’s Harbor Point District as part of an exciting and large scale expansion plan. The Granola Bar has joined forces

Food Events in CT This Week

Week of January 22 Recently, we told you about how The Cottage in Westport expanded to include a fuller bar and more dining space.  Now, Chef Brian Lewis is cooking The James Beard House!  This week

Food Events in CT This Weekend

January 20-22 Cease and desist!  At Mikro, that is.  On Sunday, they’re holding a Cease and Desist Brunch featuring brews that had legal action taken against them.  This weekend, you can also take a

Peaches Juke Joint in Norwalk: Tasty Twists on Southern Classics

CTbites has been following Greer Fredericks since she opened Mama’s Boy in Norwalk in 2013. She believed that low country southern cuisine could tantalize Fairfield County diners, from shrimp &

The Closing of Stamford’s Napa & Co In Mary Schaffer’s Own Words

Sad, relieved, elated, surreal, proud and excited. That is how Mary Schaffer described her feelings the day after Napa & Co. closed its doors after ten years serving some of the finest cuisines

Food Events in CT This Week

Week of January 15 Meat eaters, rejoice!  This week, come out of the cold to feast on wild game at THC or a whole hog at Walrus + Carpenter!  Beer lovers can get excited as well… Mikro will host a