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Guest Chef Jason Sobocinski On Board For Chief Brody's Banh Mi Fundraiser

Chief Brody's Banh Mi, a New Haven-based food truck serving the French-Vietnamese fusion sandwiches with fresh, local ingredients, partners with Jason Sobocinski of Caseus Fromagerie & Bistro for a guest-chef fundraiser Oct. 15.

Sobocinski will create a special cheese-influenced banh mi for the occasion.

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#SandwichesForDays: Dozens Of Your Favs At The Pickle Stand

What is it about the classic deli sandwich that we love so much? Maybe it's the way layers of sliced meat and toppings harmonize in flavor with every bite. Maybe it's the way warm, toasted rye bread is both soft and crispy. Maybe it's the way you can lovingly hold your favorite ingredients in your hands without cold, impersonal utensils getting between you and this, the most perfect of foods.

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We Tried UConn's Bacon Jalapeño Mac & Cheese. Was It Worth It?

Before this week, the University of Connecticut's most recognizable campus food may have been its Dairy Bar ice cream. But now it may be the macaroni and cheese served in the Student Union.

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Weha Whiskey Festival Returns For Its Third Year

The third annual Weha Whiskey Festival returns Saturday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. in the West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium, featuring samples of more than 200 bourbons, whiskeys and Scotches from around the world.

Highland Park Market provides a catered spread.

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Benny's Restaurant In Simsbury To Expand, Add Liquor Store

SIMSBURY — Benny's the popular Mediterranean-American restaurant on Hopmeadow Street, is expanding and adding a liquor store in the building next door.

"We are very excited. We opened this business four years ago and people love it," said Benny Gjonbalaj, the restaurant's owner. "That's why we will be excited if we get more seats and more room, which we need to support this business."

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Hoodoo Brown Barbecue Fuels Smoking BBQ Scene In Fairfield

Smoke signals in the skies above Ridgefield. Fairfield County's smokin' barbecue scene just got even better: Hoodoo Brown, a Texas-style barbecue, opened in Ridgefield several months ago.

What's Texas BBQ?

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