August 2011


Oo La La

When Stamford's Faina Yelensky saw that the city's Ridgeway Shopping Center had no restaurant, she heard opportunity knocking--and answered the call.

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A "Grand" Evening at the Food & Wine Festival

The "Grand Tasting" at the Food & Wine Festival at the New Haven Open was a chance to sample the wares of many of the Elm City's top culinary luminaries.

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On the Money

Once it was Wallingford's First National Bank. Now it's a fine American-style eatery called J. Christian's Restaurant.

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It's Tomato Time at Firebox!

Firebox restaurant in Hartford is celebrating tomato season with "Heirloom Tomato Month" through the end of August.

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Rizzuto's Celebrates Summer Bounty

Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Kitchen & Bar in West Hartford teams with Urban Oaks Organic Farm for a farm dinner to remember.

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Meals on Wheels

All across Connecticut, food trucks are steering diners in the right direction.

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Pizza War Breaks Out in Stamford

Newcomer Rico's Pizza is creating pies remarkably like Colony Grill's famous pies. Colony owners allege Rico's stole their secret recipe and are threatening to sue.

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Table Talk

Here are some choice summer tidbits about the Connecticut dining scene.

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Quick Bites: Melon

It’s high summer—the perfect time for melon.

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