Posts Categorized: Food

Pickled Dreams

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Victoria Eastus of Carrot Top Kitchens, and her daughter Elizabeth, at the Wilton Farmers Market. Photo by Andrew Bergeron.

  In a small gravel lot just parallel to busy Route 7, the sound of rushing traffic breaks like waves upon the white tents standing under the mellow heat of the afternoon sun.   The lot belongs to the Wilton, Connecticut Historical Society, which is… Read more »

Review: Brasitas in Stamford

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The second course at Brasitas' 15th anniversary wine pairing dinner in Stamford: Mar de Frades Albarino. Photo c/o Local Food Rocks.

  We were lucky enough to be among the food bloggers invited to a wine pairing dinner at Brasitas in Stamford in celebration of their 15th anniversary. We’d heard good things about this place from our pals at OmnomCT, so we were not going to pass up a… Read more »

Bethel a Burgeoning Beer Town

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Stamford's Half Full Brewery at Bethel, Connecticut's first Beer Fest. Photo by Alec Jordan.

photos by Alec Jordan   Bethel, Connecticut’s first annual Beer Fest went off without a hitch last Friday night. [The Bethel Chamber of Commerce advertised Beer Fest on the Mercurial.]  The event, which marked the start of Bethel’s weekend-long Summer Fest, sold out at 1pm… Read more »

California Woman Wins Homebrewer of the Year in World’s Largest Beer Competition

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Annie Johnson, the Homebrewer of the Year at the 2013 National Homebrewers Conference.  Johnson is pictured here at a 2007 competition where she won a silver medal for an ancient Egyptian lager.  Photo: Gregory Daurer/Special to What’s On Tap/Oakland Tribune.

  More than 3,400 homebrewers and beer enthusiasts gathered at the 35th Annual National Homebrewers Conference this weekend at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.  The Conference was presented the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), and attendees attended seminars, bonded over brews, and had their beers judged in the… Read more »

JW’s Milford Asian Extravaganza

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A plate of sushi from Momo's in Milford, Connecticut.

  Milford, Connecticut is overflowing with Asian cuisine. For such a tiny town, there’s some version of a Chinese/Japanese/Thai place every half mile, to the point where it’s starting to get weird. For this piece I’m just centering on one immediate area: the JW-carved out… Read more »