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New Gastropub, Avro Kitchen & Bar, Debuts in New Haven

02/26/14

New Gastropub, Avro Kitchen & Bar, Debuts in New Haven

Avro is still in the early days, and an executive chef will come on board soon to continue to shape the menu. Currently, the emphasis is on flavorful burgers and craft cocktails.

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Kibberia Brings Middle Eastern Cuisine to Westport

02/24/14

Kibberia Brings Middle Eastern Cuisine to Westport

Best of all ... was the Fattoush Salad. Here, a crunchy, pita bowl was filled with crisp lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, lemon, garlic, sumac and plenty of mint. So refreshing and tasty, it is a wonderful salad to wake up the taste buds.

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Community Table's Viehland, Millwright's Anderson Up for Beard Foundation Awards

02/23/14

Community Table's Viehland, Millwright's Anderson Up for Beard Foundation Awards

The final Restaurant and Chef Award nominations will be announced at the Publican in Chicago on Wednesday, March 19.

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Mystic Chowder Cook-Off a Folksy Event With Gourmet Soul, 'Best Seafood' Participants

02/20/14

Mystic Chowder Cook-Off a Folksy Event With Gourmet Soul, 'Best Seafood' Participants

In our Connecticut Best Restaurants 2013: Experts' Picks, Oyster Club was among the select honorees for Best Seafood—and that’s statewide—and right around the same time, the Mystic Marriott’s Octagon Restaurant took first prize in the Most Creative category at the 32nd Annual Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off in Newport.

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New Haven's Pepe Pizza Family Includes Olympic Bronze Medalist Alex Deibold

02/19/14

New Haven's Pepe Pizza Family Includes Olympic Bronze Medalist Alex Deibold

Seems that Olympic bronze medalist Alex Deibold is a member of the family behind New Haven's most famous pizzeria, Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, and that family members got drawn into the Sochi buzz.

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