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Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

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It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. More than 100 Greenwich merchants will be participating along Greenwich Avenue and surrounding streets. One […] [Read More]

Best of Fall: Soup in Southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Liquid Lunch in Milford and Shelton! Congratulations to Liquid Lunch for being the readers’ choice for best soup in the area. Click here for the menu.   The weather feels more like winter than fall lately, so it’s time to warm up – and what better way than with a bowl […] [Read More]
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Make those reservations now, as tasty times are ahead in Greenwich

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Above, the Beach House Cafe in Old Greenwich, Conn., is among the participating restaurants in Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13 to Nov. 19, 2014. Staff photo by Bob Luckey Greenwich Restaurant Week, which runs Nov. 13-19, kicks off with an opening night party on Wednesday, Nov. 12, that will benefit the Transportation Association […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Food, General, Local Talent
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Thousands of slurps have spoken: Chowdafest champs announced

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Of the 30 soups up for accolades, four rose to the top this past weekend. The champs of this year’s Chowdafest, which attracted thousands to Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach during its first year there, include the New England clam chowder from Donovan’s of South Norwalk; Gray Goose of Fairfield’s Manhattan clam chowder; chorizo and shrimp chowder […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]
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Top chef Aarón Sánchez offers preview of Greenwich visit

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Pictured, Aarón Sánchez in Paloma, his Stamford, Conn. restaurant earlier in 2014. Photo by Clay Williams By Friday, the sights, scents and sounds of the latest Greenwich Wine and Food Festival will be getting under way at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Among the many celebrity guests who will be there is Aarón Sánchez. Sánchez will be […] [Read More]
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Best of Fall: Pumpkin Spice in Southwestern Connecticut

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Update: And the winner is….Starbucks! Looks like local coffee and ice cream shops are no match for the pumpkin spice giant. According to our poll, local pumpkin fans are loyal to national chains. Starbucks came in at number one, with Dunkin’ Donuts trailing not-too-far behind at number two. Stew Leonard’s came in third overall, and […] [Read More]
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Kathie Lee Gifford visits Greenwich food fest with new wines

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Thousands are expected to come together this coming weekend to enjoy the savory and the sweet, lots of barbecue and the beats, all at the Greenwich Wine and Food Festival at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Among the many celebrity guests who will be there, including chefs set to demonstrate and share good cooking, will be […] [Read More]
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New date, new place (Norwalk) for 2014 Chowdafest

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Pictured, some of the chefs and organizers of Chowdafest, as well as local officials, enjoyed a sunny morning aboard an oyster boat, during a news conference last week announcing this year’s events. Mike Lauterborn/Contributed photo It started to simmer in Westport, it got to a boil in Bridgeport and now Chowdafest is about to spill […] [Read More]
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Stamford museum to host its first ‘Farm to Table’ dinner

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A special evening to celebrate the bounty of the summer season soon will debut at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Its first “Farm to Table” supper, featuring the culinary talents of Chef Brian Lewis (pictured in file photo above) of Elm restaurant in New Canaan, will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]