Biagio's Osteria is a simplistic restaurant serving mouthwatering Italian cuisine. A brainchild of the owner and chef Biagio Barone, this restaurant brings to Connecticut, the unpopular delectable fares from across Italy. You can choose from the light meals of antipasti, panini, insalate and salads or enjoy an appetizing meal of Shrimp Belgio or Pollo Margherita. Do try out the chef's special Scallopine Biagio, which blends together chicken, herbs and homemade sauce. The ambiance here, though rustic, is a perfect amalgamation of the words elegant and cozy.
Established way back in 1934, Rudy's has been a popular place for a bite and a pint ever since. Rudy's features a long, impressive list of craft beers on tap and in bottles. Make sure you get an order of the frites, and try as many of their different dipping sauces as you can manage. In addition to the signature frites, they also serve up burgers, salads, wraps and flatbreads. Rudy's happy hour is a great time to sample some delicious brews with friends.
Located in the heart of White Plains, The Lazy Boy Saloon & Ale House has been a downtown institution since opening in 1994. Domestic and international craft beers, bottled brews and over 40 drafts on tap comprise arguably the best beer list in Westchester County. Enjoy a chilled pint with award-winning bar fare of timeless American favorites like burgers, sandwiches and pizzas. On Wednesday and Friday nights, this place comes alive with live gigs by local talent.
Established in 2004, Fifth Season is the brainchild of executive chef Eric Orlowski and his wife, wine connoisseur Jennifer Orlowski. The restaurant specializes in utilizing the best ingredients each season has to offer, to create delightful meals. On Sundays, Fifth Season throw its doors open and welcomes guests for a delectable brunch. Their prix fixe menu will offer you a satisfying brunch fare at just USD19 and it also includes a cocktail. Fifth Season offers four beautiful rooms that can be used to host your next private event, and they will also cater to your every need.
Let your palate feast on the savory flavors of Italian cuisine at Jonathan's Ristorante. Relish the pastas made in the true Italian flair, mixed with herbs, spices and sauces to bring out rich flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Pastel hued wall surrounding an elegantly wood furnished dining room, add to the sophisticated ambiance of the place. A well stocked bar, with a selection of white, red and sparkling wines from around the globe, lines up one side of the restaurant. Guests can relish their meal on the adjoining patio, while gazing at the world pass by. Jonathan's is packed with its sincere patrons during weekends, so do reserve your table if you plan on visiting during this time.
Located within the The Study at Yale hotel, Heirloom offers a tantalizing cuisine from New England with a contemporary twist. Relish the roast chicken, duck breast, steak and dumplings made from locally sourced meat. Oyster lovers can feast at the Oyster bar. Those lodging within the hotel can gorge on the delectable dishes from the menu in the warmth of their cozy rooms. Heirloom begins serving its guests dinner from 5p everyday.
Finalmente Trattoria is a family-run restaurant with a pleasing atmosphere and staff members to match. At this classy restaurant, diners can dig into fine Italian cuisine incorporated with contemporary touches. Local favorites include Bresaola Alpina and Fried Calamari for appetizers and Bucatini Carbonara or Pollo Capriccioso for mains. When you call for one of the wines, don’t hesitate to ask the wait staff for recommendations. They are quite well-versed with the menu and can suggest flavorful pairings. If you are in the mood to try something new and delicious, you simply have no excuse to skip dining at Finalmente Trattoria.
Following the success of Rizzuto's in Bethel and West Hartford, this outlet was established in 2009. Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Kitchen & Bar at Westport features an extensive patio, a chilly raw bar, private dining room and an open kitchen. Guests relishing the tantalizing Italian fare in the dining room can bask in the warm glow emanating from the fireplace. The restaurant has a shop to one end, where people can buy salads, meatballs artisan breads and freshly made pastas. In close proximity to the gently flowing Saugatuk River, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the bank, before or after your meal. Dinner is served daily from 4p onwards.
The Whelk was born out of the love for seafood and every seafood lover must include this place on their bucket list. The concept of this restaurant highly relies on sourcing local and fresh ingredients to promote sustainability and delights your taste buds by preparing some of the best seafood delicacies. Some of the tempting options on the menu are the Devilled Eggs With Fried Oysters and Griddled Octopus which are perfectly seasoned to create the right amount of flavor. This place has a laid-back vibe and also comprises a bar area where you can gulp down the draft beers or cocktails of your choice. The place can get crowded quickly, so go early and grab a seat.
B.J. Ryan's is a popular sports bar in Norwalk and serves classic American fare in a lively setting. Menu highlights comprise juicy prime rib and French onion soup.
Located on Main Street, amidst a row of eating joints and shopping outlets, the tantalizing aromas of sizzling steaks will draw you to the doors of Blackstones Steakhouse. The steaks are made of prime dry aged beef. which brings out the rich flavors when complemented with various sauces and garnishing. They also house a cellar replete with wines from around the globe; take your pick from their extensive collection to accompany your meat. The wooden furnishing and paneled floor surrounded by red walls, gives this place an elegant look.