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Author: Jessica Ryan

Tony’s at the J House: Fine Casual Dining

Tony Capasso has developed quite the reputation earning himself quite the following. After spending nearly 20 years at Valbella! and Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse, the veteran Maître d’ now has a

Mystic Market Opens in Westport with Gourmet Prepared Meals

With successful locations in Old Saybrook, Mystic and Noank, Mystic Market traveled down the coast to Fairfield County and recently opened its doors in Westport on Charles Street, not too far from the

LuLu Chinese: Old World Flavors with Healthy Local Ingredients in Greenwich

Back in 2015 I was invited to a new Chinese restaurant concept in Westchester by veteran restauranteur Jody Pennette. Skeptical as to how this type of cuisine could be different and better, I went.

Milestone Restaurant Opens in Georgetown with Menu That Covers All The Favorites

Milestone Restaurant is redefining the idea of a neighborhood gathering spot offering made from scratch, simply prepared food with bold flavors and classic cocktails that are served up in a stylish

Il Pastaficio, Handmade Pasta, Opens in Cos Cob

It’s a known fact that Italians love their pasta. It’s also a known fact that they eat it regularly and yet it seems to be something we have become fearful of. As I sit down to write this I remember a

Cousins Maine Lobster Truck Rolls Into CT

On Wednesday afternoon the Cousins Maine Lobster trucked rolled into the circle at Bedford Square in Westport to offer their version of the perfect lobster roll. Although I hail from the city that

Bianco Rosso Opens Newest location in Trumbull with Chef David White

Earlier this summer, husband and wife team, Cristina Ramirez and Mario Lopez along with brother Jaime opened Bianco Rosso’s newest location, in Trumbull, to eager diners. This location, like its

Barbacoa Smokehouse Opens in Fairfield: Casual Customized BBQ

Barbacoa Smokehouse is one of the most recent restaurants to grace the Fairfield food scene. The smokehouse marries modern technology with a rustic and relaxed setting. Kiosks replace waiters, though

LobsterCraft Opens Lobster Shack in Fairfield CT

It’s just as you’d imagine a perfect lobster shack to be – small, somewhat quirky, a whole lotta fun and absolutely delicious. LobsterCraft opened its retail doors a few months ago in Fairfield, just

Le Penguin in Westport Launches New Menu & Renovated Outdoor Patio

Two years ago veteran restaurateurs Anshu Vidyarthi and Antoine Blech opened Le Penguin’s second location in Westport’s Sconset Square. This delightful French Bistro known for its superb, traditional