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Maffucci Loses To Iron Chef In Halloween-Themed 'Beat Bobby Flay'

Maffucci Loses To Iron Chef In Halloween-Themed 'Beat Bobby Flay'

In a Halloween-themed episode of the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay" competition show, Vito's chef-owner Rob Maffucci grappled with pumpkin...

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Upscale Gallo: Pasta, Pizza And Piedmontese Filets

Upscale Gallo: Pasta, Pizza And Piedmontese Filets

Gallo means rooster in Italian, and the rooster is a subtle theme in this contemporary Italian restaurant in Ridgefield. Gallo is also the...

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Hartford's Food Evolution: From Meatballs To Ceviche

Hartford's Food Evolution: From Meatballs To Ceviche

Two of Hartford's longest-standing restaurants would be unrecognizable to most present-day diners. And their founders likely wouldn't have...

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BurgerFi Bargain

BurgerFi Bargain

Here's a family dine-out deal that won't take a bite out of your budget. On Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., everything,...

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Greer's: Chicken Experts For 50 Years

Greer's: Chicken Experts For 50 Years

For decades a small building in Bristol has churned out some of the best fried chicken in the state. On the far side of town, where...

Matty's Next Door: Game For 40-Cent Wings?

Matty's Next Door: Game For 40-Cent Wings?

Matty's Next Door is a come-as-you are sports bar: no muss, no fuss.

Intriguing Small Plates At Cafemantic

Intriguing Small Plates At Cafemantic

When it's your job to describe good food with appropriate adjectives, it's kind of problematic when a dish's quality knocks you speechless....

Java And Vegan Nirvana At Fuel Coffee Shop

Java And Vegan Nirvana At Fuel Coffee Shop

Walking into the Fuel Coffee Shop in New Haven on a Wednesday afternoon, I immediately saw three glowing MacBooks, each with large white...

The Hidden Still: A Pub Menu With A Southern Flair

The Hidden Still: A Pub Menu With A Southern Flair

If you're the kind of person who thinks a five-cheese macaroni and cheese dish is for amateurs, The Hidden Still's grilled version is...

The Eatery: From Take-Out Joint To Cozy Eat-In Deli

The Eatery: From Take-Out Joint To Cozy Eat-In Deli

The catchy, slow-grooving rock playing over the speakers, the giant chalkboard menu and the decor not unlike something you'd see on...

Perk On Main: Crepes To Go Crazy Over

Perk On Main: Crepes To Go Crazy Over

A good crepe can be hard to find. Luckily, a foodie friend recommended Perk on Main in Durham and my search is over. The added benefit is...