I have to admit, I generally steer clear of healthy eats because more often than not, they tend to be bland and boring. After all, a juicy burger or a yummy steak layered with fat are deliciously irresistible. And I can’t even imagine eating a baked donut instead of it being fried … Continue Reading ››
I love Love LOVE farmers’ markets. And one in particular holds a very special place in my heart. The Westport Farmers’ Market, a brainchild of Paul Newman and chef Michel Nischan, has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2006. It is a meeting ground for up to 45 incredible … Continue Reading ››
A place which tantalizes my taste buds. A place that gets me on the edge of my seat as I try unusual and super-creative dishes that hold a certain degree of familiarity paired a fantastic elements of surprise. A place with warm welcome and smiling faces. A place I am sure to … Continue Reading ››
I have been hearing about it for a few years now. Each year friends have asked me if I will be in attendance. I kept saying no.
In my mind this is a conference for the farming community. So what the heck am I going to do there? Surely, I will be … Continue Reading ››
I just love the vibe of this neighborhood butcher shop where you are bound to see tons of familiar faces on both sides of the counters. The quality of meats here is always top notch! The staff is always friendly and extremely knowledgeable- ready to share great tips on how to prep and … Continue Reading ››
Oh, what a year! Packed with tons of fabulous food, food festivals and foodie-centric travels! As I look back to the year past some memorable experiences and noteworthy highlights come to mind which I’d love to share with you - should you have opportunities to have these experiences.FROM MY TRAVELS FAR & WIDE
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A somewhat intimidating name, don’t you think? Yet one that holds promises of old world charm and, of course, some damn good beer! I had no idea what to expect in terms of the food. All I knew was that Rothbard Ale+Larder is brought to us by the same folks that brought us … Continue Reading ››
There is something so special about stepping inside the historic Inn At National Hall building, overlooking the spectacular Saugatuck River, in the heart of Westport … It was my first time in this building - until now I had just walked around it or heard references to it in conversations. This building has … Continue Reading ››
Aways such a blast! I have been a HUGE fan of this outstanding culinary event. I have been going there since they first started 5 years ago! And over the years I have seen it grow and succeed by leaps and bounds. It’s orchestrators, ie: the team at Serendipity magazine really know … Continue Reading ››
I was in a state of frenzy! Excited and restless - to take it all in….. all at one time, if possible. Too anxious about missing something un-missable! I wanted to shout out, “Step Aside And Fork It Over”!!!
Those were my true feelings the whole time I was at the “Fork … Continue Reading ››