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 […]

Article from Sag Harbor Express Paton Miller portrait by Mansell Ambrose by Annette Hinkle When Colin Ambrose moved to the East End in the early 1990s and opened Estia restaurant in Amagansett, he not only made a commitment to his customers — he also vowed to be loyal to the region’s artists. “The first week […]

The poll votes have been tallied and Estia’s American has been named a Readers’ Choice Nominee for Darien Patch. This honor has been made possible by the Patch readers in the Darien community who have taken the time to vote for their favorite local businesses. Estia’s American is considered to be the best of the […]

Jeff “jfood” Schlesinger | May 20, 2012 | When restaurateur Colin Ambrose decided to follow his wife and three daughters and return to Fairfield County from the eastern end of Long Island, he brought a reputation for delivering creative farm to table cuisine. As the former owner/chef of Estia’s in Amagansett and the current owner of Estia’s Little Kitchen […]

by Casey Donahue Estia’s American features artwork such as paintings of Gibson Beach by Jim Gingerich and an American flag sculpture by Ross Watts. Photo credit: Courtesy of Estia’s American DARIEN, Conn. – Estia’s American, the newest restaurant in Darien, has a menu that truly takes after its name. Like America, its food is a […]