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

For The Love Of Afternoon Tea!

"There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” -Henry James

Indeed, there is something so deeply relaxing and enjoyable about the ritual of afternoon tea.  That one hour in the middle of the day where you … Continue Reading ››

A Feast To Celebrate #CNY

Chinese New Year has fascinated me for years.  All this time, I have wistfully wondered what it would be like to visit China at this time of the year.  I bet the atmosphere must be charged with excitement.  I can imagine lots of lights, decorations… and the color … Continue Reading ››

The Hype Is Real!

…. and the food is worth every single penny of the hefty $330pp (before tax!) price tag for a seat at the Chefs Table @ Brooklyn Fare.

I was practically at a loss for words throughout this dinner.  I mean, when you realize that … Continue Reading ››

California Eating!

My family went for a glorious trip to California last week.  It was a trip to celebrate some major milestones in our lives and an excuse to enjoy each other’s company. 

And, you know what that means, right? Just think - 7 days, means 3 meals a … Continue Reading ››

Michelin-Starred Dim Sum Chain Comes to New York!

You may have heard the buzz about a new spot in NYC that is drawing hoards of people, willing to stand for hours in long lines - just to get a seat at the much anticipated and recently opened Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum restaurant in East Village.

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2016. That’s a Wrap!

TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. What a year!  Amazing meals shared with friends & family, acquiring hard to get dinner reservations, tasting menus, food-crawls, food-festivals, food trucks, and food-centric travels…

To wrap up this flavor-packed year, I thought I’d share some of my top choices.  These lists … Continue Reading ››

It’s All In The Details!

I eat out a lot. Ha! Obviously! 

After over 5 years of food-blogging, I have had the privilege of trying a wide spectrum of dining establishments near and far.  Most restaurants I have tried, tend to have a few hits and a few misses on the menu.  In … Continue Reading ››

Curbside Yum!

It was one of those mornings.  I had gone to bed late the night before.  As a result, the following morning ended up being rushed and chaotic.   In a hurry to get to work and anticipating the usual I-95 rush-hour traffic, I has no choice but to … Continue Reading ››

I Went To Momo Crawl 2016

Momo?  What on earth is a “Momo”? Does it have something to do with Momofuku restaurant?

Momo is a dumpling with Himalayan heritage (Nepal, Tibet etc).  Very similar to Chinese dumplings.  Typically stuffed with veggies or ground meat.  And guess where you can … Continue Reading ››