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Food + Drink

West Street Grill

One of America’s Top 50 Restaurants – in Litchfield

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… Read More
Kent Falls Brewery

Craft Brewery business exploding

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… Read More
Cheese making

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

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… Read More

Bedford Magazine Readers Choice Awards 2019

For our first annual Readers Choice Awards, we went to the source—our devoted readers—to find out the best of Bedford, and the survey results are now in! Check out the winners here—over 100 great places to go, eat, and shop… Read More

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… Read More

In Daryl’s House

Daryl Hall is a rock-and-roll legend. He is most famous as part of the duo Hall & Oates, who have sold more albums than any duo in history. Their songs include “Rich Girl,” “Private Eyes,” and “Man-eater.” While playing with… Read More

Comfort Food

Apple butternut squash, caramelized onion gorgonzola, potato cheddar with broccoli and cauliflower … a bowl of soup conjures warmth. Jackie Bergman makes small batches each week with local ingredients—vegetables, meat, eggs and cheese—from local farms. She started Farm Country SoupRead More
Camel

Got Milk, Sheik? Creating a camel milk business

Sheik, the Arabian camel, has become something of a mascot to passersby along North Street. School buses slow down at One Hump Farm so children can wave. Neighbors choose not to move because they like looking out their window and… Read More

That’s the Spirit

Elliott Davis strives for perfection in everything he does. After living and working in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, he and his family moved to Litchfield County 18 years ago. He subsequently purchased a historical house with acres… Read More

Upstairs Downstairs

Bernard’s and Sarah’s Wine Bar are swell places to dine all year round, but somehow manage to stretch their culinary and hospitality skills a bit higher this season. Ten years ago Sarah’s Wine Bar emerged upstairs as a more casual… Read More
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