Easter- one of the most egg-cellent holidays- is on Sunday April 16. Restaurants across Connecticut are creating special Easter menus, from the traditional to the more festive. Be sure to make your reservations soon so that you can celebrate with some-bunny special.
Pronouncements about what it means to cook at the James Beard House in Greenwich Village are easy to find. The New York Times has said, an invitation to “perform” at the gastronome’s former brownstone means a chef has arrived.
Food blogger Alejandra Ramos and chef Brian Lewis share their delicious butternut squash recipes. Try a spicy chipotle maple butternut squash soup and butternut agnolotti pasta.
The New York Times
The Cottage, a new restaurant in Westport, is well named. It is small, cozy and very homey, very much like a New England seaside cottage, with sprays of pussy willows on counters and duck motifs wandering along the walls.
Brian Lewis is a celebrity chef, even without his own cooking show, and his star has only grown brighter since he started cooking out of The Cottage in Westport a little more than a year ago.
Westport Daily Voice
The Cottage, which opened in December 2015, is a warm and welcoming restaurant by Chef Brian Lewis, a Somers, N.Y., native. It embraces the local community and is greatly influenced by the artisan farmers and growers in the region.
The Cottage in Westport, Connecticut has officially opened its additional 800 square feet of space. The expanded space next door includes full service dining at our 10-seat bar with a new cocktail menu, local draft beers and an expanded wine program.
The Cottage in Westport, CT has officially opened its additional 800 square feet of space. The expanded space includes full service dining at their 10-seat bar with a brand new cocktail menu, local draft beers and an expanded wine program.
Chef Brian Lewis returns to the James Beard House in New York City for an elegant evening on January 24.
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At this small but impressive Westport restaurant, chef and owner Brian Lewis prepares a variety of delicate dishes with complex flavors and compelling visual flare. It’s all done in a setting which, though fancy, does not require you to iron your best shirt —- think plaid shirts, not suit jackets.
In the Bender Kitchen today Chef Brian Lewis prepares a Maine Halibut baked in fig leaves.
Chef Brian Lewis of Westport’s The Cottage restaurant, widely praised by reviewers, announced today he is expanding it by adding space next door.
Fall is full of hustle and bustle this year. We've got the low down on some restaurant news that's sure to make your October even more delicious.
Every table is usually filled at The Cottage — one of Westport’s most popular restaurants.
The NY Times reviewed The Cottage in Westport this past weekend and honored Chef Brian Lewis’ newest restaurant with its highest “Excellent” rating.
To earn an “excellent” review from New York Times critic Patricia Brooks, a restaurant basically has to be perfect. That means a spectacular menu, an uber-creative chef, flawless presentation and service. The bathrooms should probably be beautiful too.
The New York Times restaurant critic Patricia Brooks gives Westport’s The Cottage in Colonial Green a rare “excellent” rating in this Sunday’s Metropolitan Section.
The Huffington Post
At Brian Lewis’s new restaurant so much thought has gone into the details, from food to care of the guests, and all without pretension, that it shows just what a modern dining experience can be like without costing a fortune.
Dining at The Cottage in Westport feels like vacationing in a beloved coastal town—Nantucket, East Hampton, Mendocino. This intimate, forty-four-seat venue sprung up this past December in the space that formerly housed the much-loved leFarm, and has been redone with a whitewashed, Belgium-meets-Bridgehampton décor. The food, wine and signature cocktails are paired with friendly hospitality in a warm and inviting setting, and prices are refreshingly fair.
Acclaimed chef Brian Lewis has brought his revered seasonal American cuisine to the Westport foodie scene with The Cottage, taking over in the space formerly housing Bill Taibe’s highly popular first restaurant, Le Farm.
Bite of the Best
I first met chef Brian Lewis when I was invited to dine at the elm, his former restaurant in New Canaan, though I had sampled his cooking prior to that.
The Cottage in Westport is a special restaurant. Chef and owner Brian Lewis is a master of American cuisine. He transforms products of land, sea and air into layered, gourmet creations that spill across the plate like jewels and luxurious blankets.
Fairfield County Foodie
A place which tantalizes my taste buds. A place that gets me on the edge of my seat as I try unusual and super-creative dishes that hold a certain degree of familiarity paired a fantastic elements of surprise. A place with warm welcome and smiling faces. A place I am sure to take all savvy diners in my circle of friends and family …. quite simply to knock their socks off!!!
To celebrate the launch of our Sunday Brunch service, we are offering any 2 courses from our Brunch menu, along with a glass of bubbly for $25 per guest,” added Lewis.
Westport Daily Voice
“We’re excited to offer our friends in the Fairfield County community the chance to celebrate their Sundays with friends and family through food,” said Lewis.
Brian Lewis, the acclaimed chef formerly of New Canaan’s Elm restaurant, opened his newest venture, The Cottage, in downtown Westport in December.
Local Food Rocks
Chef Brian Lewis’ newest venture, The Cottage in Westport, is now inviting guests to celebrate Sundays through food in its warm and inviting setting by offering Brunch and Supper service.
Chef Brian Lewis’ newest venture, The Cottage in Westport, CT, is now inviting guests to celebrate Sundays through food in its warm and inviting setting by offering brunch and supper service.
There's buzz around Westport about the opening of The Cottage. When Chef Bill Taibe handed the spatula over to Chef Brian Lewis, it was one of the mixed-emotions moments that happens when something good ends yet you anticipate something different, new and wonderful is just beginning.
Chef Brian Lewis, one of Connecticut’s most influential chefs and celebrated for being on the cutting edge of the state’s dining scene, opened his new restaurant, The Cottage, this past weekend.
It is a very exciting time in Westport with the announcement that Chef Brian Lewis and Chef Bill Taibe have entered into a deal where Lewis will take over the space that previously housed Le Farm Restaurant on the Post Road.
Chef Brian Lewis, chef owner of The Cottage located in Westport, Connecticut brings a playful approach to his new restaurant which opened in December 2015.
Celebrated Chef Brian Lewis opened The Cottage in December. The farm-to-table restaurant, located in Westport, boasts a changing selection of desserts.
The Daily Voice
Embellish your best bonnet, grab your basket and hop on over to any of the following restaurants for an Easter Sunday meal where you can sit back and relax.
It’s time to “hop to it and make reservations! The Easter bunny is coming on Sunday March 27 and a number of Connecticut restaurants are serving delicious Easter meals. Here are 17 places to celebrate the holiday.