Foraging with Chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven

07/22/16

Foraging with Chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven

To visit with chef Bun Lai is a lesson in locally sourced produce, with no pesticides or flavor or color enhancements. Foraging is “the most natural way of eating… the “gathering” part of the hunter/gatherer."

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Zaragoza Brings Tapas, Cocktails and Sleek Vibe to New Milford

07/22/16

Zaragoza Brings Tapas, Cocktails and Sleek Vibe to New Milford

This new restaurant features small plates, big taste.

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New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

07/21/16

New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

The original plan was for the new, six-room boutique “beach house” in Old Saybrook to be a bit more diminutive than the elegant Three Stories next door. But flood elevations kept rising, necessitating engineering changes that resulted in a taller-than-expected building.

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Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

07/21/16

Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

The Derby businessman responsible for a baseball catcher’s mask designed to help prevent concussions was the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash last weekend in New York.

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Fighting Zika From Connecticut

07/20/16

Fighting Zika From Connecticut

A Meriden company moves forward with a vaccine as state officials monitor mosquito population

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CT’s First Craft Beer-Style Cider House Opens in Wallingford

07/19/16

CT’s First Craft Beer-Style Cider House Opens in Wallingford

This cider house rules.

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Stepping Out: July 2016

07/18/16

Stepping Out: July 2016

Dancing & Dining in the Dark in Hartford's Bond Ballroom, Anything Goes at The Goodspeed, The Bridge Family Center hosts its 17th annual Children's Charity Ball, and more.

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One Drink: Wild Blue Too, a Blueberry & Apple Wine from DiGrazia Vineyards

07/15/16

One Drink: Wild Blue Too, a Blueberry & Apple Wine from DiGrazia Vineyards

This unusual wine is perfect for summertime sipping.

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CTBites: The Nook in Black Rock, Communal Private Dining...The Secret's Out

07/15/16

CTBites: The Nook in Black Rock, Communal Private Dining...The Secret's Out

The secret is about to get leaked. Many who’ve visited The Nook can’t stop singing its praises.

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Review: Bread & Water in Middletown Serves Up Curated Menu in Historic Jail

07/15/16

Review: Bread & Water in Middletown Serves Up Curated Menu in Historic Jail

Middletown's new fine dining restaurant, Bread & Water, is Chef Carl Ciarcia III's passion project.

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