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About Fairfield County Foodie

Hi, I am a total and utter foodie! A resident of Fairfield County, CT. I love to try out area restaurants and find new favorites. I love to cook and try new and fresh recipes! Step aside dieters and calorie-counters. This is no place for you! My philosophy: Food needs to be done right, respected and enjoyed! I will give you my take on the best restaurants in Fairfield County CT. With an added bonus of great recipes to try when eating out is not an option. So, come join me on this culinary ride. Yours truly, FairfieldCountyFoodie

Al Fresco Dining At Its Best

With spring in full bloom and summer just around the corner, we are all eager to spend as much time outdoors as we can.  I, for one, am constantly looking for things to do outdoors.  I find myself “inventing” errands … Continue reading

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Smoking Hot

I love Love LOVE food cooked in smokers.  Usually this is a labor of love and the ultimate test of patience.   Real heavy duty smokers can cost thousands of dollars and most people will not be investing in them any time soon.  So … Continue reading

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The Panna Cotta Penchant

The beautiful warm weather we have been enjoying here in Connecticut lately, may have something to do with it, but I have been craving some creamy delicious Panna Cotta.  I have had some wonderful renditions of this dessert.  Most recent experience was … Continue reading

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When A Grilled Cheese Food Truck Came to Westport

Of course I was there! It was a special book signing event at Barnes&Noble bookstore in downtown Westport last Saturday with John Barricelli of SONO Baking Company and Jason Sobocinski of Caseus Fromagerie ~ Bistro in New Haven.  Jason is the host of the new … Continue reading

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The Gem of Bethel Village

A very dear foodie friend of mine emailed me one day and said, “We  HAVE to try this Italian place in Bethel.  When can we go?”  Now, I must say, that I love these kinds of emails and questions.  *laugh*  She … Continue reading

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Leek and Goat Cheese Tart

A couple of days ago, I was following a recipe demonstrated by Chef Jean-Louis Gerin at Clarke Kitchen in SONO.  It was a recipe for Leek and Oyster Pain Perdue….served on small baguette slices.  Well!  it turned out delish and inspired … Continue reading

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A Delightful Gourmet

These days the word “gourmet” gets thrown around in our everyday conversations quite often, but many of us may not know exactly what it means.  I have to admit that all this time, I have associated the word with a … Continue reading

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Agapi Eos!

When you crave a Gyro, where do you go? I believe I have found my favorite spot to satisfy Gyro cravings: Eos in Stamford!  I went to lunch at Eos with my new BFF (ie: Best Fellow Foodie) and it was … Continue reading


What’s Not To “Like”?

Q: Why is Facebook a great site for loners? A: Because it’s the only place where they can talk to a wall and not be considered a loser! Fairfield County Foodie is now also on Facebook! It is meant to be an extension … Continue reading

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Another Home Run For Team Westport

Am I the only one who feels this way, or do most of you agree that Westport seems to have had the biggest influx of unique and high-quality dining venues lately?   The Whelk, Tarry Lodge and Oaxaca Kitchen are … Continue reading

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