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

The Man With Mad EGGZ Skilz!

Magician Matt!  The sorcerer who, from his teeny-tiny kitchen inside a food truck, turns the everyday ordinary ingredient, named egg, into many creative and finger-licking dishes. 

You may know Matt Stanzack from his very popular restaurant Stanziato’s in Danbury.  A couple of years ago … Continue Reading ››

Queens Night Market

For weeks I have been strategizing on ways to get there!  So I pitched the idea to friends and fellow-foodies.  Sadly, it didn’t seem to appeal to any of them.  One by one I heard all the reasons and excuses of why they cannot or will not join … Continue Reading ››

A Little Bit Or A Lot?!

Ever since it started showing up at the Westport Farmers’ Market, I am slowly but surely getting addicted to the “Nit Noi” lifestyle!   

I go to the market every Thursday.  I eat some Boxcar Cantina tamales for lunch as I sip … Continue Reading ››

HOORAY For The New Season Of Westport Farmers’ Market

The date was on my calendar for weeks!  On May 18th 2017, Westport Farmers’ Market launched its new season.  And just like opening day each year, the market was packed with notable farmers, food and drink vendors, chefs, foodies, media…. and me!   🙂  I wouldn’t … Continue Reading ››

Old Is Still Gold!

The weather is warming up and I am looking forward to summer!  To me, summer is all about warm sun, cool beaches, chilled drinks, BBQ meats and seafood…. LOTS of seafood!  Ah!  Is there anything better than a hot buttered lobster roll?  For many summers past, I … Continue Reading ››

Molecular Gastronomy Bonanza!

“Molecular Gastronomy blends physics and chemistry to transform the tastes and textures of food. The result? New and innovative dining experiences.” (a quote from http://www.molecularrecipes.com/molecular-gastronomy/)

If you are a fan of molecular gastronomy there are a few names you must already know: Ferran Adriå, Continue Reading ››

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 ››