Category Archives: Restaurants in New Canaan

A Dining Experience Par Excellence.

A super creative Fairfield county chef is redefining our dining-out experience - with an impeccable menu, comprising of dishes prepared with the perfect balance of passion and restraint, complete with flavor profiles and textures that are unique yet comfortably familiar....   and wonderful twists and surprises at every turn.  Top it all off … Continue Reading ››

Perfect End To A Great Weekend

Last weekend we had LOTS of family over from AZ, NJ and MA.  The house buzzed with activity all weekend long, the conversation un-paused, and our kitchen the center of all the action.

When the last of the guests left on Sunday, all I could get myself to do was cuddle up … Continue Reading ››

The Perfect Pie

Does New Canaan need yet another pizza place? Hell, yeah! Especially if the dynamic team, behind Village Social in Mt Kisco, of Chef Mogan Anthony (a competitor on Chopped) and co-owners/cousins Anthony Legato and Joe Bueti are behind the venture. Locali Pizza Bar and Kitchen is due to open its doors … Continue Reading ››

An Eclectic Experience

Chef Robert Milano (a graduate of International Culinary Center) wants to bring quality and convenience to the masses, with his new eatery, Eclectic, on Vitti Street in New Canaan.  He is employing all his past culinary knowledge and rolling it into one eclectic experience as he offers a casual eat-in/take-out/catering menu, rich with … Continue Reading ››

Food That People Enjoy

What a great goal to have, when opening a restaurant!  After all, this is the singular reason why people will keep coming back for more.  And so, that is precisely what owner/chef Nick Martschenko of South End in New Canaan set out to do when he opened his restaurant last year.

I … Continue Reading ››

Recap: Greenwich Wine+Food Festival 2013

Did you listen to me when I told you that, you must come?  Did you buy your tickets in time?  Did you catch the amazing 2 for price of 1 deal on Groupon? Or did you miss the golden opportunity?

Greenwich Wine+Food Festival 2013, was the BEST EVER!  It’s popularity has really … Continue Reading ››

Greenwich Food & Wine Festival 2013

If you have been living under a rock, chances are that you missed all the buzz about the third annual Greenwich Food & Wine Festival coming up this weekend.  🙂

Three years in a row, I have ecstatically watched this event get bigger and better.  Presented by Serendipity magazine, benefiting the Hole … Continue Reading ››

Ice Cream That Excites

Welcome Tea-rrific Ice Cream!  I am so excited that you have entered my culinary field of vision.  It thrills me that you are a local product, being produced in the heart of Fairfield county. Your tea-infused flavors are delightful and surprisingly delicious. I am having a hard time declaring my favorite flavor.  Ginger … Continue Reading ››

Learn Indian Cooking from a Master

In recent years, Indian cuisine has become widely accepted, consistently craved yet it is still considered too-overwhelming-to-cook by most people.  What is it about this food that terrifies home-cooks?  Is it the complex flavor profiles they feel they cannot achieve, or the elaborate cooking methods called for in some recipes or the enormous … Continue Reading ››

The BL Kitchen Experience

Have you been to Elm in New Canaan yet?  Yes, the same Elm that was named one of the best new restaurants in America by Esquire magazine and one and the same that snagged an “Excellent” review by New York Times.  I have dined there a few times, and have thoroughly enjoyed the … Continue Reading ››