Darien invited to the ‘back porch’

Original Article Estia’s American is now Estia’s Back Porch Cafe. The restaurant has “reformatted” to take advantage of its backyard atmosphere at the rear of 1020 Boston Post Road. The restaurant’s back porch now sits under a new pergola, dressed with flower boxes. Colin Ambrose opened Estia’s in Darien three years ago. The restaurateur is […]


Art Opening Saturday July 18, 2015 4-6pm Please join us for a glass of wine, fine food & delicious art! Show will be open from July 18 through September 14, 2015 at Estia’s Back Porch Cafe 1020 Post Road, Darien, CT. For more information about Barbara Thomas visit her website at www.barbarathomasart.com. All of Barbara’s paintings are […]

Visiting Grazin’ Angus Acres

I am a big fan of the NPR food radio series Stirring the Pot by Stefanie Sacks. On a recent trip, returning to Estia’s Little Kitchen from my Estia’s Back Porch location in Darien, CT, I happened to catch Stefanie’s show featuring her friend Dan Gibson and his Grazin’ Angus Acres farm. Yesterday, with Stefanie’s introduction, I was […]

We invite you to our first Art Opening This Saturday, April 18, from 4-6 pm Open Bar – All Paintings for Sale Join us for a cocktail and enjoy the new paintings by artist Jessica Brilli in the dining room  Estia’s Back Porch Cafe in Darien Jessica Brilli’s project on display—titled “Slideshow”—is a collection of […]

We are excited to introduce Estia’s Back Porch Cafe with a new menu & a new look !

To celebrate our 3rd anniversary as a member of the Darien community, we are pleased to announce the launch of Estia’s Back Porch Cafe! After months of work with the Darien zoning board, landlord David Genovese, and the team at Estia’s in Darien, we hope you’ll come in to see all the fun changes we […]

Artist Jessica Brilli is bringing her current project “Slideshow” to Estia’s in Darien

“Slideshow” will be on display in the dining room at Estia’s in Darien from Wednesday,  April 1 through Wednesday July 8. Jessica Brilli of Quincy, Massachusetts, is a painter with a BFA from the University of Rhode Island. Her project “Slideshow” is a series of paintings that combines American Realism with Appropriation Art. Jessica Brilli’s […]

Also celebrating an anniversary—our couple-team Yuri and Sergio

The Estia’s family is happy to announce that our long standing employees, Sergio Rincon and his bride Yurassi have just celebrated their first year of marriage. After a honeymoon in Peru last March the young couple returned to our dining room committed to building their life together at home and at work. Most of our […]

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