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Stamford Restaurant Week Grows Greener

Locally grown produce to be featured in deals



Local harvests — including veggies from Hubbard Heights Farm —  will be featured in Stamford Restaurant Weeks. Yes, that’s weeks, two of them, in which many downtown restaurants will offer special deals. From August 19 to September 2, the 31 participating restaurants will cook lunches for $10.13, $12.13, or $20.13 and dinners for $15.13, $20.13, or $30.13.

Ten of the restaurants will use local corn, tomatoes, greens and herbs from Hubbard Heights Farm, Stamford Museum and Nature Center’s Heckscher Farm, Green Up Group, and Domus, all in Stamford. We’re used to upscale, wine-centric Napa & Co. cooking farm-to-table dishes, but sports bar Bobby Valentine’s is surprising us with farm fresh produce in their restaurant week menu chopped salad.

The idea for using local and sustainable food stuffs came from the Mayor’s Sustainable Task Force. All the farms use organic and sustainable growing methods. Kids can get in on the healthy action during Restaurant Weeks too. Sponsor Stamford Hospital’s Kids’ Fans 5-2-1-0 program promotes a healthy lifestyle, and participating restaurants will offer nourishing kids’ prixe fixe meals for $6.95 at lunch and $9.95 at dinner.

If local tomatoes don’t thrill you, Restaurant Weeks are still a great opportunity to try those restaurants you’ve been wanting to try. And with two whole weeks, you can try even more of them. 

Here’s a list of participating restaurants:

Aria — 203.324.2742

Bar Rosso* 203.388.8640

Bar Q Stamford — 203.316.0278

Bobby Valentine’s Sports Gallery Cafe* — 203.348.0010

Barcelona Wine Bar — 203.348.4800

California Pizza Kitchen — 203.406.0530

Capital Grille* — 203.967.0000

Capriccio Café* — 203.356.9819

Columbus Park Trattoria* — 203.967.9191

Cotto Wine Bar* — 203.914.1400

Emme of Capri — 203.353.0626

EOS Greek Cuisine* — 203.569.6250

Fin II Japanese Restaurant* — 203.359.6688

Hudson Grille* — 203.883.8600

Kona Grill* — 203.324.5700

Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant — 203.359.4747

Kujaku Japanese Restaurant* — 203.357.0281

Lola’s Mexican Kitchen — 203.674.5652

Lucky’s Classic Burger* — 203.978.0268

Mitchell’s Fish Market — 203.323.3474

Morton’s** — 203.324.3939

napa & co.* 203.353.3319

Patrizia’s of Stamford*** — 203.348.8000

Quattro Pazzi* — 203.324.7000

Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza* — 203.973.0077

Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse 203.964.9177

SBC Downtown Restaurant & Brewery* — 203.327.2337

Tengda Asian Bistro — 203.353.8005

Tiernan’s* — 203.353.8566

Volta Gelateria Creperia* — 203.883.8841

ZAZA Italian Gastrobar — 203.348.2300

Supporting the local Stamford Farmers

*Participating in the Kid’s Fans Program

** Dinner service only

*** Participating in Kid's Fans Program AND dinner service only

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