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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.

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EXPERTS' PICKS

3 NEW DINING DESTINATIONS

 

 

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Connecticut Today

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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Mario Batali Coming to Yale to Talk Sustainable Food in Free Event

Mario Batali Coming to Yale to Talk Sustainable Food in Free Event

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to speak with the director of the Yale Sustainable Food Program, Mark Bomford, in free event tomorrow, Friday, January 23.

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Mystic Seaport Breaks Ground on $15 Million Building for New Exhibits

Mystic Seaport Breaks Ground on $15 Million Building for New Exhibits

Mystic Seaport is building a new event space that is designed to make it a year-round destination.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
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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Fine Wines and Celebrity Chefs Pair Nicely at the 2015 Sun WineFest

Fine Wines and Celebrity Chefs Pair Nicely at the 2015 Sun WineFest

The 2015 Sun WineFest will bring together an impressive array of fine wine, beer and food over the course of next weekend, Jan 23-25.

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Arts & Entertainment

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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'American Dreamland' Coney Island Stars in Wadsworth Atheneum Exhibit

'American Dreamland' Coney Island Stars in Wadsworth Atheneum Exhibit

Coney Island has been an American touchstone for 150 years, a destination where families have flocked for fun in the sun and amusements aplenty.

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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

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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Torrington Native Writes Civil War History of 1st Connecticut Cavalry

Torrington Native Writes Civil War History of 1st Connecticut Cavalry

The young men who comprised Connecticut’s only Civil War cavalry regiment had been forgotten by time and politicians.

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The Mayflower II’s Unlikely Journey to Mystic Seaport

The Mayflower II’s Unlikely Journey to Mystic Seaport

The historic ship is set to be restored in Connecticut. How it got here is a tale of three incredible high sea voyages.

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WESTPORT WOMEN ROCK & SHOP

Event Date/Time

Oct 18, 2013
7:00 pm until 9:00 pm

Description

WESTPORT WOMEN ROCK & SHOP

There is New York Fashion and there is Paris Fashion.  On Friday, October 18th, from 7 to 9 pm, the Westport Woman’s Club will bring you Westport Fashion with a cast of fit and fabulous hometown models  strutting the stuff of Designer Lauren Dinardo.

 “WESTPORT WOMEN ROCK & SHOP” promises to be spectacular!  It will include an evening of Boutique shopping and a Fashion Show of original designs with a lineup of models who  include, the fit and fabulous:  Kitt Shapiro, Eartha Kitt’s Daughter & Entrepreneur; Randi Lehrman, Business Development W2W; Alice Lipson, Past Director Choral Staples HS;  Lisa Parrelli Gray, President Westport/Weston Chamber of Commerce; Susan Gold, Executive Director WHS; Judith Marks-White, Columnist Westport News; Liz Beeby, artist;  Jenn Bond Huisking, Financial professional whose focus is on simplifying womens’ finances;  Lauren Aber, Manager Terrain;  Jill Franke, Actress; Elizabeth DeVolls, Director Education WHS; Grace Wynne and Riley Thrush, Staples Students.  Commentator Lisa Wexler, Attorney. 

Hair and Make-Up compliments Effi’s Salon. ‘Women that Rock’ is the theme of all Dinardo’s work, and in keeping with that, the runway will feature an electrifying fusion of sophistication.  Her collection is a refreshing spin on Classic American Style and Rock and Roll.  It will include her signature tailored denim pieces and vintage designs embellished with beads, crystals and agates. 

In addition to the Runway Show, you can shop the fine clothing, jewelry and accessory Boutiques from near and far that include: Artemis: Edgy, Earthy, Elegant, Jewelz & Art, A Single Strand: Sterling Silver and Costume Jewelry, Elen Sotzing Jewelry: Representing Makers of Hand Crafted Art Jewelry, FauxReal Designs: Unique Designs at Faux Real Prices, Felt Sutra: Wearable Art, Patricia Presents: elegant and charming  Jewelry with contemporary flair Spruce Home and Garden showcasing Jewelry Designer Denise Cox, Stella & Dot/J.Hilburn: Jewelry and Menswear.Two B’s: Accessories from around the world. 

The evening will include fine wines and lots of gustatory delights from some of our favorite establishments including: Aux Delices, Collyer Caterers, Katies Kitchen, The Pantry, Stiles, Spa & Sprinkles,  Westport Chinese Take Out,  Anna’s Cakery, Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt, The Fresh Market.  There will be Door Prizes and Raffles. 

The event will benefit the Westport Woman’s Club Scholarship Program, Community Services Grants and Food Closet as well as the Westport Historical Society’s Programs.

Cost $20
Location

Westport Woman's Club
44 Imperial Ave
Westport, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorWestport Historical Society & Westport Woman's Club
Phone203-222-1424
Contact nameBarbara Brauner
Contact emailbbrauner@westporthistory.org
Websitehttp://www.westporthistory.org

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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