Slow Food Metro North to Honor Tarry Lodge Sat. June 29, 2-4pm

On Saturday, June 29 at 2 pm, Westport's Tarry Lodge will be honored by Slow Food Metro North with the "Snail of Approval" award at 30 Charles Street, Westport. The community is invited to join in the celebration. Slow Food Metro North, a regional chapter of Slow Food USA, recognizes restaurants, food purveyors and other local businesses that support local agriculture and sustainable practices in the counties of Westchester and Putnam in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut. The Snail of Approval is awarded to establishments who aspire to provide good, clean and fair food to their community.

Slow Food Metro North has chosen to honor Tarry Lodge, Westport, owned by the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group, an industry leader in sustainability, for their support of the local foodshed. Not only are they highlighting local products on their seasonal menus they deserve to be celebrated for their sustainability initiatives as well as for taking time to get down and dirty with their local farm community. Renowned Chef Andy Nusser takes time out of his busy schedule to take his staff out to local farms. The restaurant is committed to what they refer to as the triple bottom line, "people, planet, and profit".

"Tarry Lodge Pizzeria in Westport is proud to be part of the rising group of snail people who are growing and slowing food together to make a better meal to eat," said the Chef.

The afternoon will feature hors d'ouvre tastings and Bastianich Wines. A suggested donation of $5 per person. Please RSVP to Jenn Miller 914.939.3111, ext. 103 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ABOUT TARRY LODGE, Westport

Andy Nusser and Mario La Posta rely on Connecticut's agricultural bounty to help create their signature hand-made pastas, exquisite fritti, succulent meats and world class pizzas.

Tarry Lodge Enoteca Pizzeria
30 Charles Street
Westport, CT 06880
203 571 1038
www.tarrylodge.com
Nancy Selzer 646 872 1575

ABOUT SLOW FOOD METRO NORTH

Slow Food Metro North is a local chapter of Slow Food USA, serving the counties of Westchester and Putnam, NY and Fairfield, CT. We are dedicated to the Slow Food mission: food that is good, clean, and fair. We serve that mission through a variety of programs and events, including potlucks and special cooking events, educational outreach and advocacy. We connect consumers with sustainable, local resources in their communities. The heart and soul of any Slow Food chapter is its army of members. For more information regarding the Snail of Approval award program, please visit: http://www.slowfoodmetronorth.com/snail-of-approval-awards/ .

For more information on Slow Food Metro North www.slowfoodmetronorth.org.

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