Tag Archives: eating in fairfield county

The Pastry Hideaway – Bakery & Cafe

My heart did a somersault at the first bite of the pain au chocolat.  They had nailed it!  Remarkably flaky… so much so that the exterior had an unmistakably delicate crunch.  Ah! that unmistakable crunch which, with every bite, caused teeny-tiny flaky crumbs to scatter all over my … Continue Reading ››

Zoni Foods – Healthy, Tasty & Quick Weeknight Meals!

It is no secret that we are in an era of health conscious eating.  We are juicing, we are “vita- mixing” and we are frequenting local farmers' markets to score fresh and seasonal bounty.  Although with busy work/home schedules, that don’t allow for too much time spent on food-shopping … Continue Reading ››

Welcome To Westport, Muñoz del Castillo Family!

I love food-blogging!  It exposes me to all things classic, modern and exciting in the culinary world.  It compels me to get out of my comfort zone, to travel and to explore food and food-cultures- both local as well as around the world.  It allows me to meet … Continue Reading ››

Something BIG Is Happening in Stamford!

My dear friend, PJ Kennedy, is realizing his long-term dream!  A live event experience (celebrating the talent and versatility that Connecticut has to offer) to complement his online guide to EVERYTHING Stamford… Hey Stamford

Get ready for this fun day, jam-packed with family-friendly activities along … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››