Focus on French Cinema 2017 Pays Tribute to Québec Cinema

Focus on French Cinema invites the tri-state area to engage with French and Francophone culture starting on Monday, March 27, 2017. Focus on French Cinema (FFC) is an independent international film festival held in Greenwich, CT; Stamford, CT and New York, NY. The selection committee curates an award winning line-up of feature films, documentaries and short-films for viewers to experience French film. In partnership with … Continue reading Focus on French Cinema 2017 Pays Tribute to Québec Cinema

CultureTea, Wilton’s Own Tea Room

Keep warm in winter, one hot cup of tea at a time Growing up in Wilton, there used to be nothing of major interest in the town center. Aside from three pizza parlors and four nail salons within a one-mile radius, outings were limited to the old library, the movie theater and Starbucks. Much has changed since I left for college. A few restaurants closed, … Continue reading CultureTea, Wilton’s Own Tea Room

Mecha Noodle Bar

Slurping encouraged at SoNo ramen noodle bar I scrolled through the roster of restaurant reviews on my blog and have realized that there are a number of my favorite spots missing, like Mecha Noodle Bar in SoNo. For those who aren’t familiar with ramen noodle bars, this is not your Cup o’ Noodles that you had in college. This is a bowl of love from Mom and … Continue reading Mecha Noodle Bar

Apple Picking at Blue Jay Orchards

Celebrate your autumn traditions at one of Connecticut’s favorite apple orchards My friends and I had never gone apple picking together before, so when I Googled where to go in Fairfield County, Blue Jay Orchards in Bethel, CT was one of the first results that popped up.  The farm dates back to 1934 and is recognized as a popular spot for apple picking. Named after … Continue reading Apple Picking at Blue Jay Orchards

Rothbard Ale + Larder

Meet the new watering hole for the Oktoberfest-obsessed and other Europhiles While I studied a summer abroad in Oxford, England, European pub culture fascinated me—I fell in love with the comfortable feeling of sitting on the broken-in wooden bar stools, enjoying the company of friends and sipping Pimm’s Cup made with fresh fruit. I may not be a beer drinker, but after drinking every Pimm’s … Continue reading Rothbard Ale + Larder