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Everything But The Kitchen Sink Milkshakes

I promise you, you have never seen a milkshake like this…it looks like a towering ice cream sundae on top of a milk shake. This is the brainchild of Alyce Kallman who has dubs her creations “Freak Shakes.” They are the cat’s meow in Bethel, Connecticut because families from all over are coming together to enjoy Read more…

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Connecticut’s Cold Brew Coffee Company

How do you take your coffee…hot? cold? If you said cold, you’re in for a treat. Connecticut’s first cold brew coffee company, is called just that Cold Brew Coffee Company. This is the brainchild of Gary Riccini of Cheshire who started serving up his organic brand of caffeine in April of last year. He’s bottling his product in Meriden…soon, Read more…

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Want A Little Happiness With Your Coffee?

Two 24-year old guys from Connecticut, whose families originally came from Nigeria and India are setting out to change the world with their company called “A Happy Life.” The two visited their native lands when they were very young and it had a real impact on them seeing the type of poverty that exists around the Read more…

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Goodness Is Happening in Torrington, CT

“Well Deserved Win!” Regular readers of Nutmeg Junction may recognize the fact that S & S Sweet Treats has been drawn twice in four days, the first was for the “suspended coffee” program in which you pay for your coffee and pay it forward for somebody else in paying for another cup. There is a Read more…

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Take A Trip To Bavaria Without Leaving Home

Who doesn’t need a little taste of Bavaria in their life, especially when it comes in the form of a Franconian Apple Strudel. That is one of Dagmar Ratensperger’s specialties which she whips up at her cozy little spot in Old Saybrook, Connecticut called Dagmar’s Desserts and Cafe. Dagmar first transplanted herself in Connecticut from Read more…

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Wake Up And Smell The Coffee On The Farm

Carol Adams Dahlke, is cute as a button, no other way to describe her and she is a dynamo too. This mother of three who lives on Ashlawn Farm with her husband Chip, decided to one day start roasting coffee beans, that was about 9 years ago and the operation is at full tilt. This Read more…

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Fast Food, New England Style

Want fast food in really cozy surroundings at a good price made in New England? It’s all here at The New England Emporium Eatery & Marketplace. That’s a mouthful of a name alright, but truly descriptive. Some of the foods you can order here to eat are from family recipes, can you believe that? Such Read more…

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R.J. Julia Bookstore Turns 20!

R.J. Julia Bookstore in Madison, Connecticut is celebrating its 20th birthday. One of the country’s most well known and successful independent bookstores, known for its author events, has a lot to crow about. In a time of a seismic shift in the way in which people read and get their information, this shop chocked full Read more…

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