One of my most favorite spots in all of Connecticut is the historic Cobb’s Mill Inn, in Weston. Dating back to 1639, the mill is situated at a beautiful, truly serene spot along the Saugatuck river, by a stunning waterfall. The scene is bound to make your jaw drop, as you take in … Continue Reading ››
According to Westchester Magazine editors, "The essentials that go into making a good paella... are met expertly at this newish Spanish tapas restaurant." This statement, in itself, is enough to get a foodie like me all curious and excited - to undertake the hour long drive just to give this Paella a try. So, … Continue Reading ››
Stamford’s culinary landscape is rapidly enhancing. Tons of new restaurants have been popping up - allowing town residents and their neighbors, many more dining choices. In the last couple of years we saw the advent of Bar Q, Bartaco, Harlan Social among others. All good stuff. But … Continue Reading ››
Ah! the digital age. I love being in it. I love having knowledge and power at my fingertips- exactly how I want it and when I want it. Nowadays, answers to even the vaguest of vague questions can be found and explored in great detail on the internet. Twitter teases us with snippets … Continue Reading ››
Our trip to Napa and San Francisco was simply divine! The weather could not have been any more perfect and the food scene made me a very happy traveler.
Of course the two regions have tons of great restaurants and one would need multiple trips to explore them further. For our first … Continue Reading ››
My honey and I just returned from a wonderful vacation in Napa Valley. This was a trip we had been anticipating for a while and when the time came to start planning it, we got tons of advice from friends and family. Stay at a Fairmont Hotel they said. Yountville Inn is the … Continue Reading ››
Harlan Social in Stamford opened its doors to public about a year ago. Ever since then I kept hearing mixed reviews from all my foodie friends. Some folks loved it. Some were left un-impressed. Some undecided. It made me wonder if I should bother making the trip to check it out for myself..... … Continue Reading ››
If you follow my Facebook posts at /FairfieldCountyFoodie or my Tweets @FCFoodie_CT, you would know that I am absolutely obsessed with Anthony Bourdain’s latest show on CNN: Parts Unknown. What impresses me the most is the extraordinary experiences he has had with unusual places traveled and unique foods eaten.
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That is goal of The Fez restaurant in Stamford- and they have mastered it. With a highly curated wine list primarily featuring wines from South Africa and Lebanon, picked for the wondrous pairings they create with the deeply rich flavors of each and every dish on menu, along with a backdrop of great … Continue Reading ››