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Problem Solved Brewing: an equation of rotating beers plus customer feedback

You don’t need a math degree to visit Problem Solved Brewing. But if you didn’t dread your algebra, geometry and calculus classes, you’re in good company at East Windsor’s new brewery.

The mathematics-themed name, motif and beer naming conventions are nods to the co-owners’ day jobs.

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Let one of these Connecticut restaurants make your Thanksgiving dinner

Be honest — it would be a lot nicer if someone else did the Thanksgiving cooking and cleanup. Consider feasting at one of these Connecticut restaurants on Nov. 22, or choosing a prepared meal to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Abigail’s Grille & Wine Bar, 4 Hartford Road, Simsbury, is open from 11 a.m.

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Whey Station Grilled Cheese Truck Plans Middletown Restaurant With Expanded Menu

If you’ve been chasing around the Whey Station food truck for your grilled cheese fix, you’ll soon be able to find them at a brick-and-mortar storefront on Middletown’s Main Street.

Owners Jillian and Joshua Moskites, a husband and wife team, are taking over the former Keagan’s Irish Pub for their first restaurant, seven years after first launching the truck.

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Bear's Smokehouse at The Stack opens in New Haven

Bear’s Smokehouse at the Stack is now open in New Haven, marking the barbecue group’s first restaurant outside of Hartford County.

The eatery at the DISTRICT innovation campus on James Street officially opened Nov. 5 by co-owners Jamie and Cheryl McDonald, known for the Bear’s Smokehouse restaurants in Hartford, South Windsor and Windsor and Blind Pig Pizzeria and Chango Rosa in Hartford.

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Chef Tyler Anderson cooks up some raccoon for Audible recording of 'Twain's Feast'

A new recording from Audible spotlights Connecticut history, with the help of a few celebrities — including a “Top Chef.”

“Twain’s Feast,” an audiobook starring actor Nick Offerman based on the 2011 book by Andy Beahrs, is now available (free for Audible members during November, and $8.95 for nonmembers.) Audible describes the project as “a rollicking information-packed journey.”

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Texas De Brazil opens first Connecticut location at Westfarms

Texas de Brazil has opened at Farmington’s Westfarms Mall, marking the first Connecticut location of the Brazilian steakhouse.

The 6,500-square-foot restaurant with seating for 200 offers authentic churrasco with rodizio-style service, with grilled meats like Brazilian picanha (sirloin), lamb chops, filet mignon, leg of lamb, Parmesan-crusted pork loin and bacon-wrapped chicken breast carved tableside.

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