Best Restaurants in Connecticut 2016: Experts' Picks

01/05/16

Best Restaurants in Connecticut 2016: Experts' Picks

Get ready to bite into the restaurants judged the best of the best in Connecticut by our “experts,” who range from veteran restaurant critics and food writers to contemporary bloggers who track the trends as well as the hottest, newest places.

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Can Joe Ganim’s Second Chance Also Be Bridgeport’s?

01/04/16

Can Joe Ganim’s Second Chance Also Be Bridgeport’s?

There was talk of backroom deals, extravagant champagne dinners and late-night limousine trips to New York City as Bridgeport power players were wheeling and dealing with potential investors including Donald Trump. At the center of it all, the good and the bad, like a flawed but fascinating character in an HBO drama, was Joe Ganim.

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A Flexible Musical Experience Available at The Warehouse

12/30/15

A Flexible Musical Experience Available at The Warehouse

The Fairfield Theatre Company has diversified their music program with the addition of their latest venue, The Warehouse.

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Community: Friendship Ambassadors

12/30/15

Community: Friendship Ambassadors

The Organization:  Friendship Ambassadors Foundation The  story: It started as a big idea, and has only grown over time. The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, Inc. (FAF) is a nonprofit working to lead substantial cultural change through arts, humanitarian volunteer service projects and youth leadership programming. Founded in 1973 by Fulbright Scholar Harry Morgan and travel professor Cappy Devlin, FAF was initially focused around the arts. “Music [was] the medium, friendship [was] the message,” explains Acting Executive Director and Artistic Director Yin-Chu Jou, but with the addition of its immensely popular Youth Assembly at the United Nations Program, civil service has joined the mission statement in equal importance. FAF, which is based...

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One Dish: Bacon N’ Eggs Pizza Camille’s Wood Fired Pizza, Tolland

12/22/15

One Dish: Bacon N’ Eggs Pizza Camille’s Wood Fired Pizza, Tolland

This artisan pizza joint is beloved for its 14-inch small pies but what brought us to Tolland was the Bacon N’ Eggs Pizza.

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The CT Files: Rev. Samuel A. Peters' 'Blue' Legacy

12/21/15

The CT Files: Rev. Samuel A. Peters' 'Blue' Legacy

Revenge is a dish best served cold—and that lasts for centuries.

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Table Talk: Teff, K2 and Mill Street Bar & Tavern

12/16/15

Table Talk: Teff, K2 and Mill Street Bar & Tavern

A closer look at some new restaurants in Connecticut

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Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude at Mystic Seaport

12/16/15

Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude at Mystic Seaport

An award-winning exhibit chronicles the decades spanning quest to determine longitude at sea.

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Weekend Best Bets: Train Ride to the North Pole, Celtic Christmas & More

12/16/15

Weekend Best Bets: Train Ride to the North Pole, Celtic Christmas & More

The holiday season is in full swing and there are plenty of great holiday themed events this weekend.

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Insults Will Fly When Lisa Lampanelli Comes to Foxwoods, Dec. 18

12/14/15

Insults Will Fly When Lisa Lampanelli Comes to Foxwoods, Dec. 18

Comedy queen Lisa Lampanelli will bring the insults and the laughs to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Dec. 18.

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