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Dinner Delivered to your Door — in Fairfield County

Chef Lauren Peden

With today’s busy lifestyles, dinner sometimes takes a backseat to work, long commutes, and kids’ schedules. When UberEats suddenly becomes the most-used app on your phone, and your favorite pizzeria is on speed dial, perhaps it’s time to consider one of the many local, chef-driven meal delivery services. Fully prepared meals delivered right to your [...]read moreDinner Delivered to your Door — in Fairfield County

Tips for a Super Summer Party

Summer Party Drinks

Party! Here are some tips to update warm-weather entertaining style. ›› Big Batch Cocktails No one wants to get stuck being a full-time bartender at their own party. Big-batch cocktails served from a drink dispenser do the trick. ›› Water Bar When the mercury rises, it’s important to keep everyone hydrated. Create a water bar [...]read moreTips for a Super Summer Party

Eating on the Wild Side – In pursuit of good taste and nutrition

My food world has been turned upside down, and I’m in glee. If you’re an incurable foodie, gardener, or soil nerd like me, you know what it’s like to go down a series of rabbit holes in pursuit of good eating. Who knew that broccoli and asparagus lose most of their nutrition soon after they’re [...]read moreEating on the Wild Side – In pursuit of good taste and nutrition

Savor Local Food Fest — Sunday, March 24

Savor Local

TownVibe is proud to host another event bringing together great local restaurants, distillers and entertainment for a delicious, fun afternoon. The venue is the newly renovated secret gem LaKota Oaks in Norwalk offering a great, warm indoor space, with plenty of free parking. Sunday, March 24 from 1-4pm EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED! (All food, drinks and entertainment…even the [...]read moreSavor Local Food Fest — Sunday, March 24

Mindful Tea Drinking promotes mind and body health

Jia Li teaching mindful tea drinking

Jia Li views the American lifestyle as fast-paced, a “grab-and-go mentality” that revolves around drinking coffee for the caffeine fix and temporary stamina it provides. Jia, who hails from the Yunnan province of China, has one tip for her busy American friends: “Take a moment to slow down a little bit.” Tea is not only [...]read moreMindful Tea Drinking promotes mind and body health

One of America’s Top 50 Restaurants – in Litchfield

West Street Grill

They are the perfect couple to run a restaurant. James O’Shea, renowned Irish chef, is in charge of creating the sensational fare offered at the West Street Grill. Charlie Kafferman, whose career was in the fashion business, is the consummate host, inviting and charming each diner with his smile and his jokes. Together they have [...]read moreOne of America’s Top 50 Restaurants – in Litchfield

Craft Brewery business exploding

Kent Falls Brewery

At a time when so many industries are shutting down or migrating out of Connecticut, the craft brewery business is hopping—pun intended—with 84 opening across the state over the past two years, seven in Litchfield County. “It’s been a big couple of years for Connecticut, sort of an explosion going on,” says Bart Watson, chief [...]read moreCraft Brewery business exploding

A Lot of Burrata – Fairfield places that specialize in the art of cheese

Cheese making

What do you call a fad that never went away? Burrata. Yeah, that’s kind of cheesy, but it’s true. A handful of years ago burrata hit the restaurant scene and everyone was all over it. That explosive, oozy pocket of straticella was everywhere—with veggies, paired with the sweetness of a seasonal fruit, spread all over [...]read moreA Lot of Burrata – Fairfield places that specialize in the art of cheese

Taste of Fairfield WinterFest–This culinary event returns on Sunday, Jan 27

WinterFest

TownVibe/Fairfield Magazine is proud to bring the Taste of Fairfield to the community once again––this time indoors with WinterFest! Restaurants, specialty markets, winemakers, craft brewers, and others will  serve their signature cuisine and curated cocktails and beverages to foodies and fun-loving folk in the area. Plus great entertainment. The venue is the lavish Brooklawn Country Club, [...]read moreTaste of Fairfield WinterFest–This culinary event returns on Sunday, Jan 27

Forging for Food in Your Backyard: Safe and Fun Foraging

It’s a familiar sight come spring: green lawns sprinkled with yellow dandelions. “When I look at my lawn in the spring and see all those dandelions waving back and forth, seeming to say, ‘Here I am, pick me,’ I’m so happy. It’s funny to me that people buy all these chemicals to eradicate them; they’re [...]read moreForging for Food in Your Backyard: Safe and Fun Foraging

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