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  • Chef of the moment: Anthony Carron of 800 Degrees proudly wields his tongs

    Chef of the moment: Anthony Carron of 800 Degrees proudly wields his tongs
    Anthony Carron is the chef and co-creator of 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, the Los Angeles-based build-your-own pizza chain. Before slinging pies, Carron started as a prep cook in a cafe in St. Paul, Minn., and eventually purchased and reinvented the...
  • Revenge of the breadsticks? Darden strikes back

    Revenge of the breadsticks? Darden strikes back
    Darden Restaurants made a formal response Monday to investor criticisms of its Olive Garden chain. The investor, Starboard Value hedge fund, on Friday released a 294-page plan that criticized waste, overspending and Darden employment policies. The...
  • Brew Fest In 9th Year At Ski Sundown

    Brew Fest In 9th Year At Ski Sundown
    More than 35 breweries have signed on for the 9th annual Ski Sundown Brew Fest in New Hartford Saturday, Sept. 20, with a portion of proceeds from the event going to the nonprofit CT Brewers Guild. Participating brewers include Back East Brewing,...
  • High stakes for tribal casinos in court fight over labor rights

    MOUNT PLEASANT Mich. (Reuters) - After the Saginaw Chippewa fired a housekeeper at the Soaring Eagle casino in 2010, the Michigan tribe found itself at the center of a national legal battle over the reach of U.S. labor law and the sovereign rights of...
  • Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods Report Decline In August Slot Revenue

    The amount of money wagered at Connecticut casinos continued to decline in August. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket reported slot revenue of $46.9 million for August, down 3.5 percent from $48.6 million in August 2013. Mohegan Sun in Uncasville...
  • Mill At 2T Celebrates 5 Years With Makeover

    Mill At 2T Celebrates 5 Years With Makeover
    When well-known restaurateurs and married couple Ryan and Kelleanne Jones opened their Mill at 2T in bucolic Tariffville five years ago, it was immediately hailed for the culinary creativeness and the ever-changing, top-shelf menu offerings such as...
  • Straub's Lobster Bisque recipe

    Straub's Lobster Bisque recipe
    Yield: 8 servings 1/2 gallon milk 1/2 cup lobster base (available in supermarkets and gourmet stores) 1 (11.3-ounce) can frozen Maine lobster meat (available in seafood markets) or the equivalent amount of fresh Florida lobster 1 1/2 teaspoons...
  • Fish fry

    NORTH GROSVENORDALE- The Knights of Columbus Council 2087 will hold its weekly fish fry at the Knights Hall every Friday from noon to 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall,1017 Riverside Drive. The menu consists of fish and chips ($9); baked haddock with...
  • Book and bake sale

    NORTH GROSVENORDALE – The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will be holding their fall book and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to noon, 934 Riverside Drive (Rt. 12). Book donations accepted until Friday, Sept. 26, at noon. Individually...
  • Hong Kong and Paris chosen as Saveur's best food cities in the world

    What's the best city in the world for great food? Saveur magazine's experts say pack your bags for Hong Kong while readers prefer to eat their way through Paris. The Saveur Culinary Travel Awards 2014 announced last week point to the best cities,...
  • EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford

    EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford
    Long ago, before I-91 cut the city off from its riverfront, Hartford was open to the universe. (It was also open to flooding, but that's another story). EnvisionFest Hartford, an all-day event on Saturday, Sept. 20, would like to return Hartford to that...