Blog :: 06-2010

The Community Table reviewed

After all the buzz,I couldn't wait to try the NEW Community Table restaurant on Rt.202 in Washington. Having watched the pain staking muti year renovation on my daily drives to Washington Mostessori, I was wow-ed by what they have acheived. Its certainly the "coolest" interior of anyrestaurant in the area. Well, I've been twice and have to say,the food isGREAT!We weren't sure how we felt about being seated at the "community table," amassive black-walnut table seating 12, but, aftersitting down besideConan O'Brien and some other delightful people, we decided to embrace the concept and wound up having a great time.

I still think the no reservation policy is a tough sell around here with long drives from neighboring towns and no guarantee of getting a seat...(Not to mention,no cell service to call around to other restaurants if the wait is too long). Once the buzz wears off, I hope they will change this policy (as does everybody else I have spoke to about it).That said, we didn't have to wait too long ineither case and the food was worth it.

The small, ever-changingmenu provides an opportunity to eat outside your normal range - I tried some things I normally wouldn't have and they wereexcellent.Eating local, fresh food is certainly one of the joys of living in the Litchfield Hills!

The Community Table

223 Litchfield Turnpike (Rt. 202), Washington, CT

(860) 868-9354 (oh, but you won't need this as they don't take reservations)

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Two Upcoming Events from Charym Yoga & Spa

I was lucky enough toenjoy a half-day of relaxation atCharym last month and it was a lovely experience -with excellent estheticians. They are hosting two fabulous events this July, both for good causes...

TRUNK SHOW with URBAN ZEN

SUNDAY - JULY 11th

1p to 5p, Center Studio

Charym Spa & Yoga Studio

174 West Street,Litchfield, CT

860-567-7795

Join us in welcoming back Urban Zen for a special Trunk Show featuring their new 2010 Collection!

The Urban Zen Foundation was founded by legendary fashion designer, Donna Karan - a public charity dedicated to three initiatives: Promoting patient advocacy and well-being, Empowering children & Preserving cultures. A percentage of all sales will benefit The Urban Zen Foundation.

To learn more about urban zen, visit their website at: www.urbanzen.org

OPEN HOUSE at WEST STREET YARD

with CHARYM + TILDEN SEAFOOD

JULY 14th - 5:30p to 8:30p

In Honor of - The Litchfield Community Centers 10th Anniversary & In Memory of Sunny Seherr-Thoss

Join us for a summer gathering featuring great music, a walk in the garden and fun. There will be open sessions of yoga, pilates, cross-fit training and mini-massages at Charym...sumptuous nibbles, courtesy of Tilden Seafoodand, wine, refreshments and other offerings by Litchfield merchants dedicated to local food and healthy living.

No Charge - Just come! Families welcome.

Made possible with some help from our friends at: Casa Bacchus, Laufer Teknik, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Arethusa Farms and Sarah Worden Natural Design.

CHARYM also hosts a DAY OF WELLNESS at The Litchfield Community Center, July 14th from 9A to 4P. The Day is completely FREE and offers the following classes: Vinyasa Yoga, Nutrition, Meditation & Reflexology.

Winvian Neighbors Nights this Summer

If you had not had a chance to go to Winvian, you are missing one of the most special places in Litchflield County. Check out their website at www.winvian.com
Join Winvian every Wednesday evening this summer for Neighbors' Night featuring culinary delights crafted by Executive Chef Chris Eddy and delectable desserts by Pastry Chef Gilles Ballay. Our chefs will utilize the freshest local ingredients and also provide a bottle of CT wine or a selection of local brews to pair with your 3-course meal. For two guests, with tax and service included, the total is $155. Come see why CT Magazine rated Winvian as the Best New Restaurant in Litchfield County and why this Relais & Chateaux property is CT's newest intrigue!

Reservations are required.
Contact the Restaurant at Winvian directly at (860) 393-3004 or via email at restaurant@winvian.com

Greyledge Farm has FREE Delivery

With grilling season officially here its great to know that you can get great natural meat products deleverd right to your door. Its sooo convenient to oder online! See below:

 

We at Greyledge Farm want to make sure that you and your family are ready with a freezer full of our delicious all-natural Black Angus beef, pork and chicken! The delivery truck has been tuned up, and we are ready to bring our healthy products to your door in the Hamptons, New York or Litchfield County!

 

This summer, we have created a special Premium Grilling Assortment that we will deliver to you free of charge to get you started! It will include:

 

(2) T-bone Steaks (20 oz/ea)

(2) Rib Steaks (20 oz/ea)

(4) Strip Steaks (16 oz/ea)

(4) Pork Chops (8 oz/ea)

(4) Ground Beef Patties (each pack has (3) 5 oz patties)

(1) All-beef Hot Dogs (each pack has 8 hot dogs)

 

Total: $300.00

Please go to our web site at www.greyledgefarm.com and click on theFarm Store to order! You will find our Premium Grilling Assortment under the Special Offers tab.To take advantage of our free delivery option, please check Local Pick Up or Free Delivery to Manhattan for orders over $200 as your delivery choice, and we will contact you about free delivery.

 

Thank you and happy grilling!

 

Greyledge Farm