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Food + Drink

Can you afford a personal celebrity chef? You might be surprised

Nicholas Browne

A small, but growing, group of people are bringing their dining experiences back home while still enjoying the experience of a professionally prepared meals—with personal chefs. The reasons are diverse: Some need help creating meals that accommodate allergies, weight loss, or other health concerns. Others have busy work lives and don’t have time to cook. [...]read moreCan you afford a personal celebrity chef? You might be surprised

Tony’s at the J House – The host with the most

Tony's at the J House

There’s plenty to like at the re-imagined Greenwich eatery at the J House Hotel. There’s a wide array of fresh, flavorful food creatively presented in sophisticated surroundings, but the very open secret to this restaurant’s current success is in its new name: TONY’S AT THE J HOUSE because co-owner Tony Capasso is the host with [...]read moreTony’s at the J House – The host with the most

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

Litchfield Magazine Readers Choice Awards 2019

The votes are in and we are delighted to announce the Readers Choice Awards for 2019. More than 1,000 people participated in the online survey where participants were asked to name their favorites in more than 100 categories. Readers shared their favorite romantic restaurant, place to hike, to work out, to beautify, to shop, and [...]read moreLitchfield Magazine Readers Choice Awards 2019

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

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