That’s Amore… Amore Cucina & Bar – Stamford, CT

Good food + good wine + good friends… now that’s amore. A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of dining out at the newly re-opened Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford, CT.  Amore Cucina & Bar is owned by six-time Wold Pizza Champion/Restaurateur/Food Network Judge Bruno DiFabio.  Bruno actually started his pizza career in this little Italian Restaurant in the Springdale area of Stamford when he was a teen.  Lucky for us, he has come home to re-open it once again! Joined by Chef Jared Falco (formerly the Chef at Washington Prime in SoNo), Jared & Bruno bring this restaurants brings

Gastro Bar – Stamford, CT

Recently we visited a new spot in Stamford called Gastro Bar, located right in the heart of the city.  Gastro Bar offers “Mediterranean cuisine with European highlights”, which (I must say) is spot on with the flavors and dishes on the menu.  We certainly enjoyed some great pizza, wine, and paella, and other yummy tapas.  Inspiration from all over the Mediterranean. To start, we sampled the cocktails & pizza.  We eat a lot of pizza, so we often are particular when it comes to pizza.  But the dough was delicious and flavorful … the texture was perfect and cooked to perfection!  The cocktails were fruity

Cask Republic Stamford

Although there is certainly no shortage of great restaurants to experience in Stamford, there is no place quite like the new Cask Republic that opened on Summer Street.  For those people familiar with Cask Republic in New Haven and the Ginger Man locations in SoNo and Greenwich, this new spot is courtesy of the same owner. Walking in, there is that same warmth fostered by the beautiful wood detailing and golden lighting.  That warmth is also amplified by the two, yes two, fireplaces in the restaurant.  It is deceivingly large while still maintaining that comfortable atmosphere. With our senses feeling

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