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Dining and Drinking

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  • Sampling a Pair of New Fairfield County Restaurants

    Sampling a Pair of New Fairfield County Restaurants
    I'm always asking people what restaurants they've been to lately. I don't flock to the new places because opening a new restaurant is an enormous undertaking and it takes a restaurant a while to settle in. Here are two places that have been open long...
  • 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...
  • 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: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    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...
  • Flavor Profile: Dorothy And Leroy's In Windsor

    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...
  • Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong

    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....
  • 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 Health Food Store

    Best Health Food Store
    1) Edge of the Woods Natural Market 379 Whalley Ave.  New Haven  (203) 787-1055 www.eotwm.com www.edgenewhaven.blogspot.com www.facebook.com/edgeofthewoods     2) Thyme & Season Natural Food Market   3) Whole Foods Market  
  • 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