Tag Archives: Gelato

Consiglio’s – Old Fashioned Italian Dining

Almost seven or eight months ago, a dear cousin of ours gave us a gift card to a place called Consiglio’s in New Haven.  I had never heard of the place and so I assumed that it must not be that great.  Ha! Well!  You know what they say happens when you “assume”? … 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 Bold And The Flavorful

Rosa Mexicano has been an institution in New York since the early 1980‘s. Accomplishing the unthinkable, it introduced authentic Mexican cuisine with a contemporary twist and turned it into an elegant dining experience- way back when we wouldn’t have considered Mexican cuisine as an upscale dining option. Pulling from the core of Mexican culture, every … Continue Reading ››

Little Goose Big Flavors

This newcomer made me do a double-take with its unusual flavor pairings and bold menu choices.  A relatively small space overflowing with charm and character, Little Goose in Fairfield is far from the dull and the ordinary.

It was good to meet up with my bestie H.A. after weeks!  We had so … Continue Reading ››

Sex On The Table, with Cheffed

... is all about the art of seduction. Setting the stage for a sensual aphrodisiac with a promise of things to come - one needs the perfect lighting, a romantic ambiance, the “come-hither” aromas, the thrilling sensations of touch, the taste..... oooh..... the taste!

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The Ramen-Pho Conundrum!!

Ramen or Pho?  Pho or Ramen? The questions kept buzzing in my head as soon as I settled down to order and eat at Mecha Noodle Bar in Fairfield.  What shall I order?  Everything looks so very tempting on this menu with plenty of versions of Pho as well as Ramen to choose … Continue Reading ››

I Shook Hands With Alice Waters!

... now that I have your attention, let me tell you all about it.  Last week I had the rare privilege to attend an intimate conversation with Alice Waters of the famous Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkley CA.  This was an event with only 100 some people hosted by the Hudson Union … Continue Reading ››

Weeknights Made Easy!

I recently started a new job and all of a sudden life has become totally crazy!  Full day in a fast-paced work environment. Long, slow, traffic-ridden commutes - mornings and evenings. Total mental and physical exhaustion. After all that, the last thing I want to think about is- putting dinner on the table. Sure, I can … Continue Reading ››

My New Favorite Chinese Place!

Ahhhmazing!!!!

I loved the spicy, sweet, peanutty, tangy, flavors married with incredible textural contrasts and and super-moist bites, after bites after bites!  What a find!  Lao Sze Chuan in Milford CT is really a must-do for everyone who would like to know what Chinese food should taste like.

I went there for lunch … Continue Reading ››

Flavor Fest!

Wow!  I can’t believe that last weekend was my first taste of Coalhouse Pizza in Stamford!  How come I did not know about this place?  How could this super-fun menu, be hidden from this foodie, for this long?!!!

A warm, welcoming, family-friendly place, Coalhouse offers an amazing variety of pizzas with ingredient … Continue Reading ››