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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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Cindy Barbieri Is Cookin Up Something Great

She said goodbye to corporate life, a company she built, and decided to go for her real passion, cooking, to be the chef that everybody knows. From the time Cindy Barbieri was a little girl, it was her Italian Nanna’s cooking that jazzed her the most. She has her book titled  “Cindy’s Table,” her website , is Read more…

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“Zen” On The Connecticut Shoreline

Sure, Chef Mark Shadle of Middletown, Connecticut has been to the White House and won all kinds of culinary awards, but home is where the heart is and he’s now settled in Branford, Connecticut at his new restaurant called G-Zen. G is for, well, “green” all about eco-conscious and “zen” state of mind of course, Read more…

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This Is Not Your Mama’s Sushi

As the title of the blog post says “this is not your Mama’s sushi, even though Miya’s Sushi Restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut was started by Bun Lai’s Mama in 1982. First of all who writes a near 60 page menu? Not only are all the dishes printed that are served here, but there are Read more…

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