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  • Best Local Charity

    Best Local Charity
    1) CT Food Bank 56 Eagle St., Waterbury (203) 759-1919 ctfoodbank.org   2) IRIS 235 Nicoll St., New Haven (203) 562-2095 irisct.org   3) Seymour Pink 23 Bank St., Seymour (203) 888-8898 seymourpink.com  
  • Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
  • Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong

    John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
  • Flavor Profile: Dorothy And Leroy's In Windsor

    At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
  • Connecticut Restaurants That Serve Yuca

    Connecticut Restaurants That Serve Yuca
    Here is our list of Latin American restaurants where you can find yuca dishes. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. Read our dining feature on yuca here. Antojitos Donde Julio, Hartford. 860-724-3379, antojitosdondejulioct.com. Antonio'...
  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Connecticut Considering a Crackdown on Nightclubs

    Connecticut Considering a Crackdown on Nightclubs
    Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of drunks pouring into the streets at 2 a.m. closing times. When you add in guns, this late-night clubbing cocktail...
  • Pho 68: Complex, Comforting Vietnamese

     Pho 68: Complex, Comforting Vietnamese
    There's always room for more Vietnamese places that serve pho soup and banh mi sandwiches. And so Pho 68 on New Park Avenue is a welcome recent arrival to the West Hartford restaurant scene. It wasn't long ago that news of a restaurant serving banh mi...
  • Flavor Profile: Royal House Cambodia Cuisine in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Royal House Cambodia Cuisine in Fairfield
    Most of us know about Thai and Vietnamese food — but Cambodian? A new restaurant in Fairfield, Royal House Cambodia Cuisine, is introducing it to the county. Cambodian cuisine shares with its neighbors ingredients like basil, ginger and lemongrass,...
  • Ask the Chef: Julie Carrion of The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library

    Ask the Chef: Julie Carrion of The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library
    Chef Julie Carrion The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library & The Kitchen at Billings Forge   Julie, could you begin by introducing yourself, and introducing The Kitchen for someone who hasn’t been there before? Sure, I am the Chef Director of...
  • Flavor Profile: Sushi Mizu In New Haven

    Flavor Profile: Sushi Mizu In  New Haven
    Good sushi isn't that hard to come by in New Haven. We're fortunate as food lovers to have so many actually good restaurants to choose from whenever we get a craving for anything under the sun, and sushi is no exception. However, finding a great sushi...