Monty’s celebrates all things fresh

Monty’s in Milford offers a wide-variety of fresh dishes. (Audra Napolitano photos)   There’s a secret in Milford that is too good to not spread the word: Monty’s River Grille. Located at the Great River Golf Club on Coram Lane, Monty’s serves American-International food — with ...

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Dog Daze Café: new this summer in Wilton

A customer leaving the newly opened Dog Daze Café made a point to return to the drive-in’s window just before he left: “Those were the best onion rings I’ve ever had,” he said. Owner and cook Jesse Cipollone wouldn’t have it any other way. His last name isn’t just a moniker — it’s a ...

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Capt’n John’s brings flavors of sea to summer parties

A Capt'n John's lobster meal.

Since 1979 people have been enjoying classic New England clambakes from Capt’n John’s, based in Norwalk, Connecticut. The company was started in 1973 by John Childs (a.k.a. The Capt’n) as a fish market, and in 1979 started offering catering. John also opened a restaurant in 1982, but by 1986 ...

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Fresco Trattoria brings authentic Italian food to Georgetown

As the roadwork and construction came to an end at Route 107 and West Main Street, one of the many businesses nestled in Georgetown finished with construction of its own. Fresco Trattoria, formerly known as Lombardi’s II at 22 Main Street in Georgetown, re-opened its doors on Nov. 11 to ...

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Grissini Restaurant in Vista, N.Y.

Grissini Restaurant has taken over the familiar colonial-style building at 355 Smith Ridge Road in Vista formerly occupied by Nino’s. New owner Leo Rukiq acquired the business several weeks ago from the previous owners and has been working hard on redecorating the interior and preparing an ...

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In Shelton: Sushi and hibachi at Wild Kanji

There’s a hibachi and sushi spot in Shelton, and the creative decor, expansive space and sushi deals are making it one that is growing in popularity, according to its manager. Wild Kanji, at 514 Bridgeport Avenue, is under new ownership and opened last November with remodeled dining room ...

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French cuisine served with an American flare

Patrick Jean has taken his French roots to America’s plates. He is the owner of “O” Bar and Grill in Trumbull and The Brasserie and “O” Bar Martini Bar and Lounge in Fairfield. Jean started operating restaurants 15 years ago when he opened the Saint Tropez Bistro ...

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