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'Cake Boss' Happy To Be Member Of Mohegan 'Famiglia'

When Mohegan Sun celebrated its 15th anniversary in October 2011, Buddy Valastro was there for the star-studded festivities, presenting a massive custom cake featuring renditions of the Uncasville resort casino's most iconic structures. There was the Wolf Den, the Sky Tower finished in sleek silver,...

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  • Preston Ridge Vineyards: Comfortable Luxury In The Countryside

    Preston Ridge Vineyards: Comfortable Luxury In The Countryside

    Wine lovers Cara and Andrew Sawyer spent time traveling and visiting wine regions in the United States and abroad, daydreaming about the possibility of opening their own winery someday. They talked about plans, jotting down notes on a bar napkin, and brought up the idea to Andrew's parents "half-jokingly"...

  • Indulgent Insanity Reigns At Foxwoods' Sugar Factory

    Indulgent Insanity Reigns At Foxwoods' Sugar Factory

    A 24-scoop sundae, presented with blazing sparklers. Milkshakes crowned with whole slices of cheesecake. Gold-dusted chocolate fondue paired with Dom Perignon champagne. The latest addition to Foxwoods' dining and entertainment options brings "sugar rush" to a whole new level. Sugar Factory, which...

  • Foxwoods' VUE 24: Classic Continental Dining With Panoramic Views

    Foxwoods' VUE 24: Classic Continental Dining With Panoramic Views

    The name, menu and concept are all new at VUE 24, but Foxwoods' lofty 24th-floor restaurant still has that enviable sweeping view. The Mashantucket resort casino recently decided to transform the former Paragon, shifting the menu away from its French-Asian inspired fare with a selection of upscale...

  • A Layered Look At Guy's Trash Can Nachos

    A Layered Look At Guy's Trash Can Nachos

    Maybe you've seen Guy Fieri's "trash can nachos" on the Food Network or any number of extreme-food websites. The celebrity chef — he of the frosted tips, backward sunglasses and something unfortunately named Donkey Sauce — layers chips, cheese and toppings into a tin can for a gooey, towering presentation....

  • Foxwoods Opens Gourmet Pastry Shop: Cake By Franck

    Foxwoods Opens Gourmet Pastry Shop: Cake By Franck

    For seven years, Foxwoods' executive pastry chef Franck Iglesias and his team have created sweet masterpieces for the resort casino's restaurants and special events: delicate puff-pastry swans filled with Chantilly cream, "push pops" layered with flambeed bananas and salted caramel, elaborate multi-tiered...

  • Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar Open

    Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar Open

    Flavortown, meet Foxwoods. Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar, by celebrity chef and Food Network star Guy Fieri, opened in 2016 on the casino level of the Grand Pequot Tower. The 9,800-square foot, 258-seat restaurant showcases an open kitchen design and a 42-foot wooden-top bar with tempered...

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  • UConn Basketball Teams Post Strong APR Scores

    UConn Basketball Teams Post Strong APR Scores

    The UConn men’s basketball program continued to distance itself from its past academic problems, posting a 995 score in the Academic Progress Rate statistics released by the NCAA on Wednesday. The scores represent a four-year rolling APR average, or from academic years 2013-14, which ended with...

  • Photo Gallery: UConn Players In The WNBA

    Photo Gallery: UConn Players In The WNBA

    With the WNBA season getting going, here is a look at the former UConn players currently on team rosters. Nine of the league's 12 teams have former Huskies, led by the New York Liberty with four ex-UConn stars.

  • UConn Women To Meet Vanderbilt In Hall Of Fame Event

    UConn Women To Meet Vanderbilt In Hall Of Fame Event

    The UConn women’s basketball team will play host to Vanderbilt in the annual Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Nov. 17, it was announced on Thursday. UConn has played in the past four Hall of Fame events. Last year the Huskies defeated Oklahoma, 88-64. Past meetings...

  • UConn Women Heading Back To Paradise Jam With Games Against Ole Miss, St. John's And Purdue

    UConn Women Heading Back To Paradise Jam With Games Against Ole Miss, St. John's And Purdue

    A few more details about the UConn women's basketball team's 2018-19 schedule emerged Thursday with the announcement that the Huskies will play in the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas. UConn will open against Mississippi Nov. 22 at the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center. The...

  • Connecticut Sun Cruise To Preseason Win Over Dallas

    Connecticut Sun Cruise To Preseason Win Over Dallas

    The Connecticut Sun outscored the Dallas Wings by 10 in the first quarter and cruised to a wire-to-wire 79-58 win in a preseason game on Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Connecticut’s Courtney Williams led all scorers with 18 points, while Jasmine Thomas added 12 and former UConn star Morgan...

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