Franklin Street Works, a contemporary art gallery and cafe in Stamford, Conn., will feature new menu items, including macaroons from Sweet Pistachio, a dessert company run by the cafe's chef Erin Emmett.

Stamford’s Franklin Street Works offers new brunch menu, lunch dishes

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You may come for the art, but Franklin Street Works Cafe hopes you will stay for the food. The contemporary art space, which opened in 2011 in downtown Stamford, recently expanded its cafe menu, which includes new selections for lunch and a weekend brunch menu. Look for locally sourced ingredients and some fresh vegetables and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Historical Society to host Green Market dinner

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The Greenwich Historical Society will host a Green Market Supper at month’s end, inspired by and featuring meals made from the garden at its Bush-Holley House. The event, which will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 26, will start with cocktails and a stroll around the grounds, the same site that inspired the American […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Art Society puts out the call for intrepid travelers

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The Greenwich Art Society has teamed up with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to offer an eight-day tour to Cuba later this year. The trip is open to all those who are interested in learning more about this Caribbean nation’s artistic and cultural history. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, tour participants and their guides will […] [Read More]
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‘Sneaky Chef’ among speakers at ‘Conversations’ event in Danbury

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Celebrity chef Missy Chase Lapine, originator of the Sneaky Chef Method and series of books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals,” will be among the speakers at the annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” in Danbury. Organized by the Women’s Business Council, an […] [Read More]
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New Canaan chef Silvia Baldini gets a chance on ‘Chopped’

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Just when are chicken wings sweet and tomato soup and cake more than they appear? It’s when you happen to be a chef on Food Network‘s “Chopped,” and the episode is titled “Fake Cake, Real Stakes.” New Canaan chef Silvia Baldini navigated her way through such culinary trickery recently while competing on that particular episode, […] [Read More]
Chilifest 2011 at the Unitarian Church in Westport.

Chilifest to warm up February, bring honor to area chefs

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The organizers behind the lip-smacking success of Chowdafest are back with another comfort food creation, Chilifest, which is set for Sunday, Feb. 1, at Bedford Middle School in Westport, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The midday food fest will take place on Super Bowl Sunday before the action kicks off. Organizers hope attendees wear […] [Read More]
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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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