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CTbites' Search for Best Burgers Lands at Donovan's in South Norwalk

04/13/15

CTbites' Search for Best Burgers Lands at Donovan's in South Norwalk

My ongoing Burger search continued into South Norwalk and Donovan’s Restaurant. Located on the corner of Washington and Water Streets, Donovan’s is an historic landmark, founded in 1889 by Jeremiah Donovan. Donovan was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, served in the Connecticut Senate as well as the United States House of Representatives, before returning to Norwalk as its Mayor. Rumors abound that a number of presidential candidates were seen "taking a break" while making their tours of New England. When you enter the single dining room, you can understand why. It exudes a relaxed atmosphere with its wood walls, long bar with fifteen stools, a few low tables for a dozen guests, high-top tables for another two dozen and a round table tucked...

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Artisan Food Trucks Taking Center Stage in April 18, 19 Warmup for Meriden Daffodil Festival

04/08/15

Artisan Food Trucks Taking Center Stage in April 18, 19 Warmup for Meriden Daffodil Festival

Close to 25 artisan food trucks with various specialties will converge for what promises to be a tasty weekend.

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Connecticut Farmland Trust’s Hoedown a Delicious Way to Support Local Farms

04/08/15

Connecticut Farmland Trust’s Hoedown a Delicious Way to Support Local Farms

The Connecticut Farmland Trust is holding a Spring Hoedown April 18 at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington that features food from Gmonkey,

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Bruno DiFabio’s Amore: A New Pizza & Italian Food Powerhouse Comes to Stamford

04/07/15

Bruno DiFabio’s Amore: A New Pizza & Italian Food Powerhouse Comes to Stamford

Bruno DiFabio's latest restaurant, Amore Cucina & Bar, opened in Stamford in late January on Hope Street, in the city’s second oldest restaurant space.

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Baldanza Natural Market Cafe in New Canaan Adds Delicious Dinners to Menu

04/06/15

Baldanza Natural Market Cafe in New Canaan Adds Delicious Dinners to Menu

With a large and diverse organic menu, and a blackboard filled with the names of local purveyors, this small restaurant is fast becoming a local favorite.

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