Savoring Hidden Gems–Bridgeport’s Culinary Options Styled On Foodie Map

CT Post caption: Julio Cesar Vera and his wife Rosalba stand in the dining room of their restaurant, El Pueblito, at its new location on Wall Street in Bridgeport. The Veras emigrated from Colombia 20 years ago and specialize in Colombian cuisine. Photo: Autumn Driscoll / ST

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post:

Connecticut’s largest city offers diners with adventurous palates a large variety of neighborhood restaurants.

In fact, Wallethub has included Bridgeport on its list of the 182 “best foodie cities in America.”

David Green and some like minded allies decided they needed to do something to help lead out-of-towners–and even locals–to experience those culinary delights.

That resulted in SavorCity events like the one scheduled for Saturday at El Pueblito on Wall Street.

“We felt we should uncover the hidden gems that represented some of the authentic cultural life of Bridgeport as represented in its food,” Green, director of programs at the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, said Thursday. “We’ve been to Vietnamese, Peruvian. We’re going to Colombian (El Pueblito). Quite a range of places.

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