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The Connecticut Table

April 2014

(Even More) Best Burgers in Connecticut for National Burger Day May 28

05/27/14

(Even More) Best Burgers in Connecticut for National Burger Day May 28

From Plan B Burger Bar to Harry's joint, Connecticut has a wealth of great burger places. We highlight a month's worth for National Burger month, May.

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Meet ‘Tuscan Sun’ Author, Sip Her Italian Wines, in Connecticut Events

05/23/14

Meet ‘Tuscan Sun’ Author, Sip Her Italian Wines, in Connecticut Events

'Under the Tuscan Sun' author Frances Mayes will be presenting her line of Italian wines in Connecticut in May.

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Connecticut Fresh Tastes Great at The Farmer’s Cow Calfé & Creamery

05/01/14

Connecticut Fresh Tastes Great at The Farmer’s Cow Calfé & Creamery

The Farmer’s Cow Calfé & Creamery in Mansfield offers fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner options made of locally-sourced ingredients.

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Another Delicious Burger Find on New Lunch Menu at Olio, Stamford

04/28/14

Another Delicious Burger Find on New Lunch Menu at Olio, Stamford

The new lunch menu at Olio in Stamford features a burger worth stopping by for.

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Delicious New Tuscan Flair, Wood-Fired Pizzas at Arrezzo in Westport

04/25/14

Delicious New Tuscan Flair, Wood-Fired Pizzas at Arrezzo in Westport

The waterside restaurant's new renovations include the addition of a brick-faced wood-fired oven and a sleek wine bar.

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Spring Lamb Focus of Saugatuck Craft Butchery Dinner Party, Westport

04/21/14

Spring Lamb Focus of Saugatuck Craft Butchery Dinner Party, Westport

Each month Saugatuck Craft Butchery hosts an eight course dinner party paired with wine for twenty guests that highlights a different protein and Craft's pasture to table ethos.

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  Agave Grill's Spicy Barbecue Pork Tacos Praised in Food Network Magazine

04/17/14

Agave Grill's Spicy Barbecue Pork Tacos Praised in Food Network Magazine

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, Food Network Magazine’s May issue features a story entitled “50 States of Tacos” and Agave Grill in Hartford is included.

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Half Full Brewery in Stamford to Can Beers, Sell Across Connecticut

04/15/14

Half Full Brewery in Stamford to Can Beers, Sell Across Connecticut

Stamford's Half Full Brewery taps into craft beer enthusiasm and launches canning line.

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Ruuthai’s Kitchen: New Thai Place in Bridgeport Worth the Trip

04/14/14

Ruuthai’s Kitchen: New Thai Place in Bridgeport Worth the Trip

Word’s out. There’s a new Thai place in Bridgeport worth traveling for. Ruuthai is a little family-run restaurant making authentic Thai dishes.

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A Burgers, Clams, Frozen Custard Connecticut Adventure; Ferry Ride and Antiques Too

04/11/14

A Burgers, Clams, Frozen Custard Connecticut Adventure; Ferry Ride and Antiques Too

With spring finally, truly here, it's time to hit the road in Connecticut. Here's one suggestion that includes 'roadfood' burgers and frozen custards, a ferry ride and more.

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New Ridgefield Burger Joint Will Keep It Simple, Delicious and Prime

04/09/14

New Ridgefield Burger Joint Will Keep It Simple, Delicious and Prime

Prime Burger will serve quality burgers and shakes to Ridgefield residents starting next week.

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Ross' Bread in Ridgefield: Great Bread, Pastries, Sandwiches, Soups, Quiche ...

04/07/14

Ross' Bread in Ridgefield: Great Bread, Pastries, Sandwiches, Soups, Quiche ...

Ross’ Bread employs three full-time bakers who create over 20 varieties of bread including baguette, caraway rye, cinnamon raisin, challah, gorgonzola fig walnut and the popular sweet earth. Pastries include bread pudding, brownies, croissants, pain au chocolate, sticky buns and assorted muffins and scones.

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Lots to Like at Transformed Versailles Bistro, Patisserie in Greenwich

04/07/14

Lots to Like at Transformed Versailles Bistro, Patisserie in Greenwich

When you enter the reimagined restaurant, the front area is a patisserie, complete with white marble-topped tables, bistro chairs and glass display cases filled with tantalizing pastries. Behind these cases is a coffee bar, serving some of the best café au lait in Greenwich.

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 A Julia Child Protégé, Sara Moulton, Giving Connecticut Cooking Classes

04/02/14

A Julia Child Protégé, Sara Moulton, Giving Connecticut Cooking Classes

I worked with Julia Child, that was my first experience, and through her I ended up at “Good Morning America” from 1986 to 1996 prepping food.

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New Haven Restaurant Week: Great Food, Deals, April 6 to 11; Branford, Stratford Also

04/01/14

New Haven Restaurant Week: Great Food, Deals, April 6 to 11; Branford, Stratford Also

When it comes to fine dining promotions and events, April is so very kind—offering a spring restaurant week in a dining epicenter, New Haven, and a restaurant week in Branford.

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