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The Hungry ‘Beast’ Behind Award-Winning Bear’s Barbecue of Hartford and Windsor

03/10/15

The Hungry ‘Beast’ Behind Award-Winning Bear’s Barbecue of Hartford and Windsor

Jamie McDonald is a world champion competitive eater whose hunger for Kansas City-style barbecue has created a Connecticut sensation.

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BBQ and Specialty Burgers at Bobby Q’s Pit Stop in Old Greenwich

03/09/15

BBQ and Specialty Burgers at Bobby Q’s Pit Stop in Old Greenwich

A little over 2 years ago, Bobby Q's owner Bob LeRose along with his cousin and Pitmaster/Chef, Joey Boucher, felt the burning desire to open a “grab and go” outpost in Old Greenwich

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5 Don’t-Miss March Craft Beer Events in CT

03/06/15

5 Don’t-Miss March Craft Beer Events in CT

This month Connecticut beer lovers have a wide variety of tastings, tap takeovers, beer dinners and mini festivals to choose from.

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Sixpence Pie Company Competes in ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC Tuesday

03/02/15

Sixpence Pie Company Competes in ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC Tuesday

Sixpence Pie Company, honored for best pie in Best of Connecticut, will compete in "Restaurant Startup" on CNBC Tuesday at 10 p.m.

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Three Top Chefs in Connecticut Will Deliciously Battle in Ridgefield

03/02/15

Three Top Chefs in Connecticut Will Deliciously Battle in Ridgefield

This event, to be hosted by our friends Amy Kundrat (who's on our most recent list of 40 Under 40 overachievers) and Stephanie Webster of CTbites, is one of the most mouthwatering culinary battles we've heard about. In a Battle of the Chefs at Founders Hall in Ridegefield on Sunday, May 17, three terrific Connecticut chefs will compete in a "Top Chef"-style event  that benefits Founders Hall. According to CTbits, "Silvia Bianco, formerly of Biscotti, Bernard Bouissou of Bernard’s, and Prasad Chirnomula of Thali will compete to create an entree from a basket of surprise ingredients in front of a live audience. A panel of judges, including food critic and writer Jane Stern and wine/cheese connoisseur and business owner Monica Brown of No. 109...

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