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Vinny's Deli in Wallingford Makes the Claim for Best Roast Beef in Connecticut

07/07/15

Vinny's Deli in Wallingford Makes the Claim for Best Roast Beef in Connecticut

We love a great roast beef sandwich; we also love the U.S. of A. And when you can cover two loves with one bite, it’s hard to pass up. Enter the roast beef sandwich at Vinny’s Deli in Wallingford, a.k.a. “The King of Roast Beef.” For a claim that bold, you would hope the sandwich is something special. The good news is that in this case, it is—a moist, tender, flavorful delight, due in large part to a single-minded dedication to creating arguably the best roast beef sandwich in the state. “It’s all we do,” says Vinny Iannuzzi, who has been running his eponymous deli—which has an enormous roast beef sandwich sculpture across its front—for 33 years. “No dinner, no slushie machines. We just make sandwiches.”...

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Six Don’t-Miss July Craft Beer Events

06/30/15

Six Don’t-Miss July Craft Beer Events

This month will see a host of beer events, both big and small, that are worthy of attention.

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Discover an Amazing Pinot Noir from Tuscany in July Connecticut Events

06/24/15

Discover an Amazing Pinot Noir from Tuscany in July Connecticut Events

In July, Cellar Fine Wines has arranged the perfect introduction to the Pinot Nero and other wines from the Baracchi Estate in Italy.

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The Place for Authentic Vietnamese Pho Is Pho Hong Thom in Bridgeport

06/22/15

The Place for Authentic Vietnamese Pho Is Pho Hong Thom in Bridgeport

The place “around town” for truly authentic Vietnamese Pho is Pho Hong Thom on Wood Ave. in Bridgeport.

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Veracious Brewing Co. Brings Craft Beer, English Pub Vibe to Monroe; Grand Opening June 20

06/18/15

Veracious Brewing Co. Brings Craft Beer, English Pub Vibe to Monroe; Grand Opening June 20

With great tasting, approachable brews and an inviting brewery, Veracious is set to make its mark on the Connecticut craft beer brewing scene.

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