Delamar Southport to Host Taste of Fairfield 2016

By Analiese Paik

Fairfield is celebrating its first large-scale food event  – Taste of Fairfield – on Sunday, October 9, from 1 pm to 5 pm at The Delamar/Artisan in Southport. Thanks TownVibe/Fairfield Magazine for bringing Taste of Fairfield to our community.

If you have never been to the Delamar Hotel or dined al fresco on seasonally inspired New England cuisine at the beautiful Artisan Restaurant, watch this 26 second video for a 360 view.

Mark Your Calendar for October 9!

Restaurants, specialty markets, winemakers, craft brewers, and others will fill the courtyard of the Delamar Southport/Artisan to serve their signature cuisine and curated cocktails and beverages to foodies and fun-loving folk in the area. There will be music, games, and roving entertainment.

taste-of-fairfieldParticipating Restaurants and Retailers: Artisan, Aspetuck Brew Lab, B. Good, Brick + Wood, The Cakebox, The Chelsea, Donut Crazy, Fairfield Cheese Company, Fairfield Craft Ales, Flipside Burger Bar, Freshii Fairfield, Geronimo Tequila Bar & Grill, Joe’s American Bar & Grill, The Little Goose, The Little Pub, Mecha Noodle Bar, Nom-eez, Old Post Tavern, Quattro Pazzi, Riverside Baking Company, Shearwater Coffee Roasters, Taberna Tapas, Taco Loco, Toto, and Whelk/Ka-Wa Ni

Fairfield Cheese Company told me they’re participating when I stopped in for some Ranch Gordo beans and a gift for a friend. I was delighted to find a new product just perfect for my foodie friend: syrup made from organic apple juice. I was even happier about my purchase after learning the backstory. The farm successfully transitioned from being a grower of commodity apples to being a producer of premium, value added foods, which ensured the future success and viability of the farm. I’ll support a business like that every time.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit Taste of Fairfield.

Venue: The Delamar/Artisan, 275 Old Post Road, Southport, CT

There is parking across from Trinity Episcopal Church at 651 Pequot Avenue. Once that fills up guests can park at Pequot Library at 720 Pequot Avenue. A Food Ferry provided by LandRover of Milford will shuttle guests to and from the event. Those purchasing VIP tickets will be sent a parking pass and directions to a nearby lots prior to the event.

Pre-purchased general admission is $50, which includes food, drink, and entertainment all afternoon. A VIP pass is $100 and provides food, drink, entertainment, private parking, and access to a lounge with TV and food service. Children 15 and under are $20. Day-of-the event tickets are $60 for general admission and $110 for the VIP lounge.

Black Rock Galleries is sponsoring the VIP Lounge, LandRover of Milford is providing the Food Ferry, Yumi EcoSolutions is providing eco-friendly disposable plates and utensils, Balducci’s and Sacred Heart University are premier partners.

Event Organizer:
TownVibe/Fairfield Magazine, the leading publisher of high-quality magazines for the people of Fairfield County, Westchester County, Litchfield County, and Berkshire County. TownVibe creates quality content that strengthens communities by connecting its people, organizations, and businesses. Like at the Taste of Fairfield, good things happen when people connect. Contact Robin Phillips at or Kim Zeiss at 203-431-1708 ext 111.

Rain Date:
The event will happen rain or shine. A portion of the festival space will be tented.

No Pets Please

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