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2015 WINTER DINING GUIDE

It's time for our annual roundup of the best in Connecticut dining,featuring both our readers' choices and our experts' picks in more than 30 cuisine categories, from American to vegetarian.

READERS' CHOICE 

EXPERTS' PICKS

3 NEW DINING DESTINATIONS

 

 

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Connecticut Today

Naming Drama Surrounds Blizzard of 2015: Colbie, Juno or Just Blizzard?

Naming Drama Surrounds Blizzard of 2015: Colbie, Juno or Just Blizzard?

WFSB Channel 3 in Connecticut has named this storm Blizzard Colbie, while the Weather Channel is calling it Juno, leaving some confused and annoyed.

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Will Blizzard Colbie (or Juno) Outdo Blizzard Nemo of 2013 in Connecticut?

Will Blizzard Colbie (or Juno) Outdo Blizzard Nemo of 2013 in Connecticut?

We woke up this morning wondering not only about the details of the storm but also whether it would be as bad, or worse, than Blizzard Nemo in early February 2013.

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Goodbye Gandhi-Bot: Beer Name Will Be Changed After Controversy

Goodbye Gandhi-Bot: Beer Name Will Be Changed After Controversy

New England Brewing Company announced that in light of concern from the Indian community, both here in Connecticut and elsewhere, the beer’s name and label will both be changed over the next three months.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Charter Oak, Still Hill, Veracious Among CT Breweries to Open in 2015

Charter Oak, Still Hill, Veracious Among CT Breweries to Open in 2015

More breweries are coming to Connecticut in 2015, some are slated to open in the next few weeks and months.

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Brick + Wood Brings Artisan Pizza, Neapolitan Street Food to Fairfield

Brick + Wood Brings Artisan Pizza, Neapolitan Street Food to Fairfield

The new addition to the Fairfield dining scene is not “just another brick” in the pizza wall.

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World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio Opening Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford

World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio Opening Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford

World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio is opening Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford.

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Arts & Entertainment

Play by 'Walking Dead' Actress Danai Gurira Premeries at Yale Rep

Play by 'Walking Dead' Actress Danai Gurira Premeries at Yale Rep

When playwright Danai Gurira claims that she’s driven to write by an ache to see herself onstage, there is nothing narcissistic about it.

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New London Gallery Marks 36 Years With Art, Music, Fashion and More

New London Gallery Marks 36 Years With Art, Music, Fashion and More

Hygienic Art XXXVI will bring more than 500 artists, musicians, poets, filmmakers and performers together in New London over the course of two weeks.

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Weekend Best Bets: Bargain Shoreline Dining, ‘Downton’ in Connecticut, Litchfield Wines …

Weekend Best Bets: Bargain Shoreline Dining, ‘Downton’ in Connecticut, Litchfield Wines …

Make the most of the weekend by planning well and punctuating the hibernation with strategic excursions. Here’s our weekly sampling of some of the most interesting things happening in different parts of the state.

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Style & Shopping

Connecticut Teens Show Promise in ‘Project Runway’ Spinoff ‘Threads’

Connecticut Teens Show Promise in ‘Project Runway’ Spinoff ‘Threads’

Two Connecticut teenagers starred in the 'Project Runway' spinoff series 'Threads,' and one walked away with top prize.

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Westport Tailor Sews a Punctuation Mark on His Career After 38 Years

Westport Tailor Sews a Punctuation Mark on His Career After 38 Years

After decades of tending to the tailoring needs of people throughout Fairfield County, Antoni Michalowski is finally going to sew up his career.

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Holiday Open House at Boutique Jeweler With NW Connecticut Client Base

Holiday Open House at Boutique Jeweler With NW Connecticut Client Base

McTeigue & McClelland, the luxury boutique jeweler, is holding its annual holiday open house from 1 to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 13.

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Health & Wellness

Governor Malloy and Tenet Back in Talks on Connecticut Hospitals Deal

Governor Malloy and Tenet Back in Talks on Connecticut Hospitals Deal

The Texas-based hospital chain has not resubmitted its Connecticut applications but company representatives are talking with the governor’s office, which is the first step, say proponents of the Tenet hospital mergers.

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Innovative Connecticut Addiction Recovery Program Has High Success Rate

Innovative Connecticut Addiction Recovery Program Has High Success Rate

Aware Recovery Care's success rates are the subject of a recent paper that appeared in the health journal Connecticut Medicine.

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College Scholarships Give New Haven Students Promise of a Bright Future

College Scholarships Give New Haven Students Promise of a Bright Future

New Haven has made a promise to its students in order to help them sculpt a better life as they become adults—that if you work hard and excel in school, you will be supported through college.

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History

Amelia Earhart's 'Secret' Connecticut Wedding

Amelia Earhart's 'Secret' Connecticut Wedding

Famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart was married in Connecticut, but it was far from a classic love story.

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With Blizzard Colbie Coming, a Look Back at Wicked Connecticut Winters

With Blizzard Colbie Coming, a Look Back at Wicked Connecticut Winters

As we suffer through the first storm of the season, here's an opportunity to look back on some memorable blizzards in Connecticut's history.

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The CT Files: The Double Life—and Dealings—of Philip Musica

The CT Files: The Double Life—and Dealings—of Philip Musica

The story of how one man fooled thousands and pocketed millions.

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Calendar

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Lions Craft Fair & Festival

Event Date/Time

Aug 10, 2013
10:00 am until 4:00 pm

This event occurs yearly, the second Saturday of August.

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Lions Craft Fair & Festival

COME TO THE FESTIVAL DAY AT GUILFORD, CT AUGUST 10, 2013

Mark your calendar with the Date!

Start at the 17th Annual Guilford Lions Craft Fair & Festival, August 10

Crafters from all forms of crafts including woodwork, jewelry, glass, paintings, photography, weaving, etc.  The Town Green is ringed by stores, galleries, shops, churches, etc.

 

Have lunch at the Trailer on the scenic Guilford Town Green. The Lions Club food trailer provides hotdogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers sandwiches and beverages.

After the Craft Fair tour Guilford which has over 100 National Registry homes, historic museums from 1629 and a picturesque harbor.

Then visit the 7th Annual Shoreline Wine Fest at Bishops Orchard, August 10

Join the celebration of fine wines from Connecticut Wineries and Vineyards. There are offerings of fine wines that range from grape wines to fruit wines.  Pair this with some of the area’s finest foods in a backdrop setting of a beautiful farm orchard and background sounds of tasteful music.

Have early dinner at one of the restaurants near the Green. Restaurants include; The Place, Naples Pizza, Quattro's, Maritime Grille, Guilford Mooring, Stone House, Shoreline Diner, Som Siam. Or, plan a picnic dinner on the Green before the Shakespeare performance.

12th Annual Shakespeare on the Shoreline, August 10

This program presents free outdoor performances of classic theater on the historic Green. The summer production for 2013 is “Much Ado About Nothing” performed at 7:30 pm by Shakespeare Productions, Inc. Bring blankets & chairs and enjoy theater under the stars.

Shakespeare on the Shoreline is the most popular and well recognized FREE summer cultural event of the Shoreline community and according to the Wall Street Journal "draws crowds from all over the area with its engaging, entertaining, and educational performances."

Cost Free to Public
Location

Guilford Town Green
25 State Street
Guilford, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorGuilford Lions Club
Phone203-530-9282
Contact nameLawrence Condon
Contact emailGuilfordLions@hotmail.com
Websitehttp://www.lionwap.org/Guilfordct
Alternate Phone:: 203-453-1015

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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