Taste of Fairfield @ Delamar Hotel (Artisan), Southport - New Canaan & Darien Moms

Taste of Fairfield is the culinary event of the year. 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, fun, and roving entertainment.
What is the Taste of Fairfield?
It is the culinary event of the year. The area’s finest restaurants, gourmet food purveyors, beer-crafters, wine markets, and more present their signature dishes and drinks to foodies and fun-loving folk. There will be music and other entertainment.
When is the Taste of Fairfield?
Sunday, October 9, 2016, 1 pm to 5 pm
Where is the Taste of Fairfield?
The Delamar Hotel, 275 Old Post Road, Southport, CT
What restaurants and markets are participating?
Artisan, Asylum Distillery, 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, Red Bee Honey, Riverside Baking Company, Shearwater Coffee Roasters, Sono Baking Company, Sport Hill Farm, Sweet & Simple Bake Shop, Rive Bistro, Taberna Tapas, Taco Loco, Toto, and Whelk/Ka-Wa Ni
How do I get to the Taste of Fairfield?
You can drive to Exit 19 off I-95 and park at the Trinity Episcopal Church. From there you can walk or take the Food Ferry, provided by LandRover of Milford. Or you can take Metro North to the Southport Station and walk five minutes to the location or ride the Foodie Ferry–a free shuttle bus provided by LandRover of Milford.
Where do I park?
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 directions to a nearby lots prior to the event.
How much does the Taste of Fairfield cost?
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.
Who are the sponsors of Taste of Fairfield?
Black Rock Galleries is sponsoring the VIP Fusion Lounge, LandRover of Milford is providing the Foodie Ferry, Yumi EcoSolutions is providing eco-friendly disposable plates and utensils, Balducci’s and Sacred Heart University are premier partners. Atria Senior Living is our stage sponsor.
Will there be entertainment?
Indeed, there will be. First of all, there will be two live bands: Otis and the Hurricanes and the Mill River Band. All day our friends at 95.9 The Fox and Star 99.9 will be emceeing and playing tunes. And there will be some other folks strolling the grounds, engaging in interesting convesations.
Who is the organizer of the Taste of Fairfield?
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.
Will it be the best culinary event of the year?
No doubt about it.
Do you have to be 21 years of age to attend the Taste of Fairfield?
No, you do not have to be 21 to purchase a ticket and attend, but you do have to be 21 to drink alcohol, so please bring a government-issued photo ID.
Will the event happen rain or shine?
Yes, the event will happen rain or shine. A portion of the festival space will be tented.
What can I not bring to the event?
You cannot bring outside food or alcohol or any devices that play music that can be heard by fellow attendees. Pets: no tigers, no bears, no dogs, no cats. Shoulder-perched birds are welcome.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Robin Phillips at [email protected] or Kim Zeiss at 203-431-1708 ext 111
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, tickets cannot be refunded or transfered
How do you make an egg roll?
Just give it a push.
Any other food jokes?
A chef put two cupcakes in the oven. One cupcake said, “It’s hot in here.” The other screamed, “Ahh! A talking cupcake!”
Is that it?
Ok. One more. But that’s it. Why didn’t the sesame seed leave the casino on time? Because he was on a roll.

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