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Everything Working Out for ‘Not Just BBQ’ in East Haven

04/25/16

Everything Working Out for ‘Not Just BBQ’ in East Haven

To grill, or not to grill? That is the question Louis Forte asked himself through years of working one unsatisfying job after another. Last August, the East Haven native decided to take a leap of faith and start his own business, Not Just BBQ, a food truck he opened in January. “I’ve been messing with the smoker since high school, different dry rubs and different sauces. It’s always been something I’ve been into, and with my background in business, I wanted to use the two together,” he said. The truck, which is parked at the East Haven Town Green on River Street, is custom-made to cater to Forte’s unique menu. Forte said his truck is different than other barbecue places in Connecticut because of the way he cooks his pork, chicken, beef,...

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Openings: Pho & Donuts in Bridgeport, Fine Dining in Mystic & a Culinary Melting Pot in East Windsor

04/22/16

Openings: Pho & Donuts in Bridgeport, Fine Dining in Mystic & a Culinary Melting Pot in East Windsor

A monthly look at some of what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene.

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CTBites' Friday Froth: A First Look at The Hops Company in Derby

04/22/16

CTBites' Friday Froth: A First Look at The Hops Company in Derby

With 36 taps, 300-person capacity, food trucks and a five acre outdoor beer garden, this is one beer bar you don't want to miss.

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Get Your Spice On: Blackened Catfish from Smokin' Skillet

04/21/16

Get Your Spice On: Blackened Catfish from Smokin' Skillet

Smokin' Skillet in Hamden brings together the best of Southern, Cajun and Creole cuisine.

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CTBites: Top 20 Food Trucks in Fairfield County CT, 2016 Edition

04/14/16

CTBites: Top 20 Food Trucks in Fairfield County CT, 2016 Edition

Here are 20 delicious food trucks you can visit or hire for your next event.

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