Category Archives: Beyond Fairfield County CT

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

Move Over Ramen. Korean Fried Rice Is My New Fave!

Ever since I tried Korean cuisine a few years back in New York, at Hanjan (Flatiron) and Kunjip (Koreatown), I have been intrigued by its familiar yet unique flavors.  Kunjip was a fun place to try Korean BBQ where they literally bring a small electric grill … Continue Reading ››

A Hot New Fast-Casual Restaurant – Chinese-Style!

If you are a regular patron of the New Haven food scene you may have already heard of a new restaurant called Junzi Kitchen.  If you haven’t, and before you dismiss it as yet another Chinese restaurant, I urge you to read on.

Junzi Kitchen … Continue Reading ››

Halal Guys Come To Connecticut!

No!  It’s not a dream.  If anything, it’s a dream come true.  The Halal Guys team is expanding worldwide, and may be coming to a location near you.  As for me, I am simply ecstatic that they have opened up for business in New Haven, … Continue Reading ››

Blanca : Stylish. Sexy. Superb!

Blanca, according to the Urban Dictionary: is “usually a stylish sexy girl who always knows how to have fun”.

After spending 2.5 hours at the highly coveted, secretly tucked away, Blanca restaurant in Brooklyn, I couldn’t agree more!  With 20-some courses of utterly sensuous and sexy food … Continue Reading ››

May All Your Sweet Cravings Be Fulfilled!

Who doesn’t love desserts?! 

Me? I am one of those people who would rather start a multi-course meal with the dessert course first.  That way I won’t have any regrets when I look at a tempting sweet treat in front of me, with an overstuffed belly.   And … Continue Reading ››