Oh, What a Night!

Tonight I found myself humming the famous song titled “Oh What A Night” by Four Seasons, all the way back home from yet another fabulous event put together by CT Bites in partnership with Chef Jamie Cooper of Bonda restaurant in Fairfield.  It was such a blast! Amazing food, plenty of wine and … Continue Reading ››

Eat Your Salmon – Thai Style!

My family and I LOVE salmon!  We make it a point to have salmon at least once a week.   It has so much of its own inherent flavor that I usually just cook it very simply…with salt, pepper (BTW: I prefer crushed red pepper – try it, it comes out really great!) and … Continue Reading ››

A Petit Slice Of Heaven

I have visited Bon Appetit Café and Creperie in Fairfield a few times since it opened.  Each time I went - there was no wait to get seated, which suited me just fine.  I made a mental note to myself that this is the perfect place for a quick yet delicious bite to eat when … Continue Reading ››

A Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening!

Need I say more?!!!   🙂

It’s like all of my stars have been aligned.  Everything that could go right has gone right,,, and as a result the Annual Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening is born! 

Many vendors from Fairfield County and beyond will showcase their tasty creations.  Names like SONO Baking … Continue Reading ››

I Really Thought I Wasn’t That Hungry Tonight

…until I entered Mitchell’s Fish Market in Stamford.  My nostrils instantly registered the beckoning aroma of delectable seafood.   I had no choice but to go in and satisfy my other senses. 

It was our family night-out, and as always we were all debating where we should eat tonight.  Each person had their … Continue Reading ››

Spice Explosion!

Dominant and distinct flavors of spicy green and red chilies, basil, galangal, fish sauce,  kaffir, lemongrass, lime and coconut milk define what Thai cuisine means to me.   What a mind-boggling experience for the taste buds!  

Until my family moved to Connecticut from New Jersey a few years ago,  our only Thai food … Continue Reading ››

A Memorable Afternoon With Pietro Scotti

I laughed, I learned and I ate scrumptious food all in one afternoon.  

Today I attended a fabulous, intimate event organized by CT Bites and Da Pietro restaurant in Westport:  A cooking demo and lunch with Chef Scotti.   I found out about it through "CT Bites Invites" that I had signed up … Continue Reading ››

Paella Procrastination

My very first Paella experience was over 20 years ago, and it was “love at first bite”.  It was my first experience with something very unique and exotic.   I instantly responded to the depth of flavors this one dish had….and I truly admired its irresistible presentation.   The Paella came to our table … Continue Reading ››

The Truffle Shuffle

Well!  ‘Tis the holiday season and those who know me well, know that it’s about the time I start making holiday treats for friends and family.   I did not feel like making cookies this year – so done!  And I did not feel like making my usual rum balls. Naah!  Truffles! I thought.  Let’s … Continue Reading ››

Let’s Do Lunch At Versailles

To enjoy an amazing French bistro, you don’t really have to fly to France.  Just get in the car and drive up to Versailles on Greenwich Ave. in Greenwich, CT. 

What a cozy little place it is….buzzing and hopping with activity.  As soon as you enter you get a sense that this … Continue Reading ››

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