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Find Your Inner Gourmet At Fig Cooking School

Food is love right? Heide Lang, the owner of the Fig Cooking School in Milford, Connecticut knows that. Tens years strong near the beach in town, and at least ten thousand people from inside and out of the country have been through her doors to pick up some cooking skills. Lang instructs every single class. Read more…

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Renowned Chef, Jacques Pepin on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

Another “Fireside Chats With Nyberg.” World renowned chef Jacques Pépin is my guest. Connecticut is so lucky to have him as a resident. We talk about starting out as a young chef in France and cooking for French President, Charles De Gaulle, his cooking buddy in crime, Julia Child, his family, and his love for hot dogs Read more…

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Executive Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo

  From West Africa’s Ivory Coast to Hollywood. Executive chef, Francois Kwaku-Dongo’s story is one of hard work and perseverance and help along the way from one of the most famous chefs in the world, Wolfgang Puck. He did not know English when he came to this country and now speaks many languages. He worked with Puck at Read more…

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Portugese-fusion Chef At Univ. Of New Haven To Benefit The Hungry

George Mendes, a chef originally from Danbury, Conn. who owns a restaurant in New York City and is the author of a memoir/cookbook will be the guest speaker at University of New Haven on Friday, Feb. 5 at the annual dinner, “Love is a Full Plate”, to raise money to fight hunger in Connecticut. George Read more…

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The Camera Is His New Obsession

Kristofer Rowe is a chef who put down the bottle and picked up a camera and is winning awards for his magnificent photos of birds along the shoreline of Connecticut. In 2010, at age 37, and an alcoholic, he developed pancreatitis. He lived thru it and stopped drinking. Rowe talks about his new addiction, photography, Read more…

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Get Out Of Your Car And Into Connecticut!

  Coastal Connecticut Magazine Column by Emmy-nominated news anchor and longtime Connecticut personality Ann Nyberg, founder of Network Connecticut. Since it debuted in 2013, Coastal Connecticut magazine has shone a unique light on the people, places and happenings that embody shoreline living. With this column, I want to invite everyone to “get out of your Read more…

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