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  • Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven

    Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven
    Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
  • Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit

    Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit
    This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble. It won't be much of a surprise to learn that we're to blame. Perhaps it will lessen the guilt to know state and federal environmentalists — and a few conservation-...
  • Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
  • Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian

    Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian
    Chef Gino Riccio recently opened Boca, a small plates Mediterranean bar and restaurant in downtown Stamford, where the colorful food contrasts with the contemporary white lounge of a room meant to evoke Greece through a Miami Beach lens. The seasoned...
  • Best Local Charity

    Best Local Charity
    1) CT Food Bank 56 Eagle St.  Waterbury  (203) 759-1919 www.ctfoodbank.org     2) Closer to Free   3) Connecticut Children's Medical Center  
  • Best Japanese Restaurant

    Best Japanese Restaurant
    1) Feng Asian Bistro & Lounge 93 Asylum St.  Hartford (860) 549-3364 www.fengrestaurant.com   2) Ginza Japanese Cuisine   3) Sakura Garden  
  • Best Health Food Store

    Best Health Food Store
    1) Whole Foods 50 Raymond Road  West Hartford (860) 523-8500 340 N. Main St.  West Hartford  (860) 523-7174 55 Welles St.  Glastonbury  (860) 652-9800 www.wholefoodsmarket.com   2) Trader Joe's   3) It's Only Natural Food Market  
  • Bartender Zack Torcello Talks Homemade Infusions

    Bartender Zack Torcello Talks Homemade Infusions
    What booze is the best value? Here, our wines are by the bottle. Nothing is over $30. If you go down the road, the same bottles are over $30. Everything is available by the glass as well. We probably go through more wine than anything else. How did...
  • 2012 Acura TL

    2012 is the model year Acura tones down the distinctive “V” on its front grilles, making the cars no longer "the Cyrano de Bergerac of the automotive world.” The new grille design is one of the changes made to the 2012 Acrua TL, the...
  • Stratford Student Club Helps The Environment

    Stratford Student Club Helps The Environment
    Many high schools have clubs and activities to participate in, including skating clubs for skateboarders, but at Bunnell High School in Stratford, Connecticut, the SKATENG club, SKATENG with an E, is a club for students to involve themselves in the care...
  • 2013 Lexus GS 350

    2013 Lexus GS 350
     By Jim MacPherson By nearly any measure, Lexus has been phenomenally successful. The brand is synonymous with luxury, comfort and dependability. It’s not, however, thought of being overly sporty, or ranking high on the fun-to-drive scale. The now-...