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Serious Sandwiches With Style at Meat & Co. in New Haven

11/06/13

Serious Sandwiches With Style at Meat & Co. in New Haven

The inference from the name Meat & Co. was about meat and bread meeting up with each other, being in each other’s company.

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New Maurice Sendak Exhibit at New Britain Museum as Sipping, Dining Opportunity

11/05/13

New Maurice Sendak Exhibit at New Britain Museum as Sipping, Dining Opportunity

The food theme of the exhibit Maurice Sendak shows up in two very different ways on two (different) days--in a scotch and bourbon tasting Nov. 8 and an opening reception dinner Nov 9.

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CTbites: Post 154 Opens in Westport in Old Post Office Building

11/04/13

CTbites: Post 154 Opens in Westport in Old Post Office Building

Chef Alex Rosado’s opening menu at Post 154 is reflective of his Puerto Rican roots, and expands on the chef’s boldness in fusing flavors and ingredients from other regions.

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Surf's Up: Time for Mystic's Richly Flavored Restaurant Week

11/03/13

Surf's Up: Time for Mystic's Richly Flavored Restaurant Week

A lobster roll or fish-and-(house made)-chips as part of a $12 lunch at the Ancient Mariner, a char-grilled Pat La Frieda hamburger with smoked cheddar cheese, balsamic red onion jam, spicy mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato on toasted brioche roll at Go Fish and pumpkin raviolis served with a pancetta and sage butter sauce as part of a $20.13 dinner at Anthony J’s Bistro, or Chimichurri grilled skirt steak, Octagon mash and roasted acorn squash in a $20.13 dinner at Octagon Steak House—it must be restaurant week in the Mystic area.

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'Small, Sweet, and Italian,' Sweet Maria's New (Waterbury Bakery) Book of Mini Bites

11/01/13

'Small, Sweet, and Italian,' Sweet Maria's New (Waterbury Bakery) Book of Mini Bites

The owner and baker for nearly 24 years at Sweet Maria’s in Waterbury, a Connecticut destination bakery for cakes, cookies, biscotti and more, Maria Bruscino Sanchez recently released her latest cookbook, and it’s a perfect one both for this time of year and for how we like to live, and eat, now.

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