All posts by 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

A Party In The Mouth – Vietnamese Style!

Hot, warm, cool, crisp, tender, crunchy, soft, spicy, sweet, sour, salty…   Mmmmm!  It’s not everyday that all these textures, flavors and temperatures come together in one bite, and every subsequent bite, to create a fabulous party in the mouth.  A Vietnamese banh mi is a perfect example … Continue Reading ››

Perfect Saturday Morning

It was a beautiful spring morning.  I was dressed and out of the house by 9:15 am.  Time was of the essence.  So, I took the short and scenic drive to my destination.  Opened the door and walked in to analyze the situation. 

Silence … Continue Reading ››

Omakase With Less Talk More Eat

I have been DYING to tell you about a neat place in New York offering a $50, 30 minute,12 piece omakase experience that is bound to get stamped in your memory as one of the coolest dining experiences the city has to offer!

This unbelievably efficient, … Continue Reading ››

Delicious Food & Genuine Warmth @ Present Company

Connecticut is blessed with tons of gems in the form of farms offering nature’s rich bounty and the many talented chefs who skillfully celebrate those bountiful ingredients in their cooking.  I am sure you can imagine how much pleasure it gives me when I tell the world (through my blog) … Continue Reading ››

Seventh Annual Greenwich Wine+Food Festival!

Well!  It’s official!  The dates for Connecticut’s most anticipated and my most favorite foodie festival have been announced!

I have watched this festival get bigger, better, classier and tastier 🙂 over the years.   And if last 6 years are anything to go by, this … Continue Reading ››

Want Some Korean Banchan?

Let’s start with, “what on earth is Banchan"?!  It is a Korean, family-style of eating where you have a bunch of small dishes (meats, fish, vegetables) centered around a bowl of cooked rice.  Kimchi, of course, is at the table to join the party….always! 

There are … Continue Reading ››

Discovering The Latest Food Trends

It is always a thrill to visit the International Restaurant & Food Service Show In New York.  In three action packed days one can get a comprehensive idea of exciting food and beverage trends about to hit the market.  Although, I have to admit that, I can only take … Continue Reading ››

Connecticut’s Culinary Scene Has A New (Indian) Gem

I am originally from India so I am always game for some Indian food.  Sadly, Connecticut doesn’t have that many Indian restaurants.  Of the ones I have tried thus far, I find myself recommending the same 2-3 places to everyone who asks.  For a proper sit-down experience, I … Continue Reading ››

Essentials of French Cooking by NY Times

I love omelets. Give me an omelet for breakfast, lunch or even dinner and you wont hear me complaining.  Although, being of Indian origin, I like my omelets to be robust in flavor and spice.  I like to add lots of onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, cilantro (yes cilantro), green chillies….Continue Reading ››

A Monk. A Chef. A Revelation!

The award winning series, Chef’s Table on Netflix is my absolute favorite show to watch on TV.   Quite simply put, it blows my mind!  Each episode, in a 6-part series, explores the life of a noteworthy chef from around the world.  Exploring his/her trials and … Continue Reading ››