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Kloter's Ice Cream Barn: Sweet Success After Tragedy

Employees could only stand by and watch, stunned, as a massive fire tore through the main store of Ellington's Kloter Farms on the morning of June 29, 2011. Although no one was injured, the family-owned business, known for its furniture, sheds, gazebos and other outdoor structures, suffered millions of dollars in damage.

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The Big E Adds Pierogi Sundaes, Bacon Mac & Cheese Bites, Poutine

The blueberry pierogi sundae, one of the Big E's new foods for 2016, started as an unlikely casual snack and became a partnership between two longtime vendors. The owners of Chicopee, Mass.- based Millie's Pierogi would put their blueberry-filled Polish dumplings in a cup and head over to Joe Deedy's Moolicious to top the pierogi with vanilla soft serve.

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Mohegan Sun Hosts New England Food Truck Festival

The New England Food Truck Fest at Mohegan Sun runs Sept. 3 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sept. 4 from noon to 6 p.m. in the casino's Winter Parking Lot, with more than 30 trucks, kids’ activities, live bands and fireworks.

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Bull & Swine Puts New Haven Brand On Its Barbecue

Bull & Swine borrows from America's most classic barbecue styles — St. Louis ribs, Texas brisket, Carolina pork shoulder — but one thing you won't find south of the Mason-Dixon line is its distinctive "New Haven" sauce.

The new restaurant makes the sweet-style sauce with Foxon Park white birch beer, infusing it with nearly a century of local history.

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Milkcraft: Ice Cream Worth The Wait (And The Cost)

A line of customers outside waiting to get inside is the best kind of advertising there is. Since Milkcraft, a ice cream shop that makes the ice cream for each cone to order, opened this spring in Fairfield's Brick Walk, the line has been long and thick — from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.

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J. Timothy's Closing Temporarily For Renovation

Dirt wing and craft beer fanatics need to get their fix at J. Timothy's before Aug.

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