The 3rd annual Simsbury Spooktacular Chili Challenge, on Saturday, October 28th is quickly becoming bigger and hotter every day! More than 15 registered amateur chefs will try to please the picky palates of the newly announced panel of 16 judges. “We have some very notable judges signed up, including Ray Dunaway of WTIC AM, State Representative John Hampton, chef Chris Prosperi, Connoisseur Media’s Rob Ray, TV Chef and Personality Prudence Sloan, and JW Stewart from NBC CT,” declared Lisa Gray, Executive Director of…Find out more »
Once again, Saltwater Grille is hosting an evening of good food and friends. Bring your own cigar or purchase a cigar from their selection of cigars. The regular dinner menu will be served and they wil also have a fabulous 20oz – 28 day dry-aged Certified Angus Porterhouse for $55. Just added specials! * Half Pound All Natural Premium Grass Fed Kobe Beef Hamburger with Fries - $20 * Apple Bourbon Glazed Half Roast Duck Served with Mashed Potatoes and…Find out more »
The Inn at Mystic Harbour House is hosting their annual Pig Roast from noon to 6pm on October 29th. Food Starts at 1pm. There will be live entertainment all day. This is an event for the WHOLE FAMILY. Bring the kids, bring your friends, relatives and anyone you want to spend an amazing fall day with! Adults: $45.00 • Children under 7: $20.00 Tickets are available onlineFind out more »
Come and bring a friend to The New Haven Collective's Autumn Coffee Tasting event for the fall season! What can you expect if you come by for the festivities? You’ll enjoy a fine cup of Harvest Blend coffee, brimming with subtle tastes of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger blended with a rich Guatemalan medium roast. Or try a regular shot of espresso. Let us know if you'd like that espresso prepared as a latte, or perhaps, a pumpkin latte? Then, we'll…Find out more »
The younger sister to Chowdafest, The Great Mac & Chili Challenge will be celebrating it's 3rd annual competition at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport CT on Sunday November 5, 2017. Those who attend, get to judge who has the best classic and creative chili along with classic and creative mac n cheese. Like Chowdafest, everyone gets a spoon, pencil and a ballot when they check in. Then enjoy unlimited sampling of 20 different chili and mac n' cheese entries.…Find out more »
Get hands-on with some cool, larger-than-life vehicles during Touch-A-Truck. Find out how these trucks work, what purposes they serve, and climb inside a few. Also sample some of the finest chili from area competitors at the 10th Annual Stamford Charity Chili Cookoff. The Cookoff supports the Stamford Museum & Nature Center and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. For a suggested donation of $10 per person (ages 10 and over) or the donation of a bag of non-perishable food…Find out more »
Although the weather is cooling down, dining destinations around the city of New Haven (infonewhaven.com) are heating up as NEW HAVEN RESTAURANT WEEK, presented by Citizens Bank, returns Sunday, November 5 through Friday, November 10. According to Market New Haven, the event’s organizer, 33 eateries across the city will offer a two-course, prix-fixe lunch menu ($17 per person) and a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu ($34 per person). This year, NEW HAVEN RESTAURANT WEEK will again partner with the Connecticut Food…Find out more »
Stepping Stones Museum for Children is throwing a Party for a Purpose to raise money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. The fantastic fiesta fundraiser for ages 21 and over only features cocktails, Colony Grill pizza, dancing, and music by Fiesta Boyz Entertainment. Space is limited. Tickets are only $30 per person! Price includes pizza and open bar by David’s Soundview Catering. Date: Thursday, November 16 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Buy tickets at steppingstonesmuseum.org/PuertoRico or call 203-899-0606, ext. 208. All proceeds benefit Save the Children’s Hurricane Maria Relief Fund.…Find out more »
Join us for FEAST, a very special Native Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Chef Sherry will be preparing and featuring traditional Native fare with a modern twist. The buffet will feature items that are entirely made in house and include breads, soups, salads, sides, entrees and desserts. Find the whole menu here: https://goo.gl/S9sqZm Museum members are invited to join us from 2:00 - 3:00 for complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.…Find out more »
For Engine Room, the search for craft beer has become more of an obsession than a passion. Our mission is to bring you the rare, the revolutionary, and the radical brews that hop heads are perfecting all over the world. Often times our search leads us right into our own backyard, and in this case, to the small Connecticut town of Salem. Join Fox Farm Brewery to for a multi-course dinner paired with stellar brews from Fox Farm Brewery. Meet…Find out more »
Treat your staff to a daytime holiday party like no other during our Big/Little Holiday Luncheon at Mystic Yachting Center! This special event allows smaller companies to celebrate the holiday season, together. It’s ideal for small offices, organizations with fewer members, or for anyone who just wants to join in on the fun! You and your guests will enjoy lunch with a gorgeous view of the Mystic River. Lunch is catered by Ocean Blue Catering with a premium cash bar…Find out more »
Gourmet Food Truck Court at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets are located across from J.Crew Factory & Bose stores. Enjoy a wide selection of gourmet food from our local food trucks on weekends, April 1 thru December 31.* GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS @ Clinton Crossing Sugar Bakery Cupcake Truck Food Extrovert Meriano's Cannoli Truck Munchies Food Truck Fryborg Taco Pacifico Greekin Out Teriyaki Express See current list of food trucks at premiumoutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing *Individual Food Truck schedules may vary.Find out more »
Feast on some fabulous fare during Restaurant Week at Mohegan Sun, January 21st through January 25th. Sink your teeth into exclusive dining offers at many of our premier restaurants and eateries. Plus learn tips and tricks from culinary masters during live cooking demonstrations in The Shops concourse by Todd English and Sun Wine & Food Fest chef Michele Ragussis! Chef Demo Schedule The Shops at Mohegan Sun January 21st at Noon: Todd English (Todd English's Tuscany) January 25th at 6:00pm: Michele Ragussis…Find out more »
Butchers & Bakers is hosting a charcuterie-focused cooking class taught by Executive Chef Luis Vazquez. Attendees will learn techniques for preparing sausages, rillettes, pâtés, and terrines - all designed for the home cook. Ticket includes a demonstration & sampling of 5 small plates, each paired with wine and/or beer, & recipes to take home. Introduction to Butchery Class Date: January 27 at 12:00 PM Cost: $65.00++ per person 40 max attendees Get Tickets Here Butchers & Bakers 270 Farmington Ave. Farmington, CT 06032…Find out more »
Chef Prasad Chirnomula, of Five Star Restaurant Group , will take ticketed participants on a culinary journey through India at his restaurant of the same name located in West Hartford’s Blue Back Square, on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 from 6-8pm. INDIA West Hartford strives to immerse guests in a true global dining experience as fine Indian cuisine meets Western small plates in a French inspired setting. On this night, Chef Prasad will guide diners through a 5-course tasting menu featuring…Find out more »
The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce will hold its 22nd Annual Chili Fest on Saturday, March 3, from noon to 3pm along Main Street, Old Saybrook. This friendly competition, presented by Guilford Savings Bank, features chili from 20+ chefs. This is truly a community-wide event with participation by area restaurants as well as non-profit and civic organizations. What makes this event unique is that each Chili entrant is competing to win a donation for their designated charity. Ballots are $10…Find out more »
The New London/Waterford Auxiliary of the Child and Family Agency Invites you (and friends) to our Spring Fashion Show Luncheon: Spring is Here! Come with a friend and enjoy Women’s & Men’s Spring & Summer fashions from Macy’s in the Crystal Mall. Fashions will be modeled by Child and Family Agency Auxiliary & Board Members! Contacts: Gay Clarkson 860-574-9507, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Ellen Michalowski, 860-447-1127, email@example.com Luncheon Menu Choices: House Tossed Salad Chicken Marsala with Twice Baked Potato & Seasonal Grilled Vegetables…Find out more »
Twins BBQ Company Connecticut Wingfest is back! This event will bring together the best wings in Connecticut to the Danbury Ice Arena on April 14th. Attendees will be given a day full of music, fun, beer for purchase and of course WINGS! Local restaurants will compete for the title of “Connecticut’s Best Wings”, determined by a panel of judges through a blind taste test. All attendees will have the chance to sample the wings too, and then vote for your…Find out more »
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