Jess Watsky

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Chocopologie: Willy Wonka Comes to South Norwalk

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka may have kept a factory in foggy London, but Fritz Knipschildt’s Chocopologie, in Norwalk, is sure indication that he summered in Connecticut. Perhaps you’ve seen his confections dotting boutiques and stores on the shoreline or visited his chocolate factory during the holiday season to watch his team of dedicated chocolatiers create baubles and sculptures out of mere sugar, but what many are unaware of is the cafe and chocolate shop run inside the factory amidst an atmospheric backdrop of coffeehouse fare and Edith Piaf, Chocopologie Cafe, a sweet treat for young and old.

01/18/2012

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Cristy’s Luncheonette: Pancakes to Warm the Body and Soul

To walk through the doorway of Cristy’s Luncheonette is to shed your problems and leave the world behind. While Cristy’s is technically a jack-of-all-trades diner, their specialty is their fresh pancakes, served at all hours of the day.

12/28/2011

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Burly and Beautiful Between Bread at Bricco

Walking into Bricco, there is a certain perfume to the air. This aura is enforced in their food, especially in their famous lobster grilled cheese sandwich.

11/16/2011

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All the Trimmings, None of the Stress: Restaurants for Your Thanksgiving Feast

By Jess Watsky Thanksgiving is a fantastic holiday to get together with loved ones over a delectable feast. But not everyone’s home resembles the iconic Norman Rockwell painting! Three local restaurants in Connecticut strive to […]

11/09/2011

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4 & Twenty Blackbirds: Sophistication in Scones

By Jess Watsky 4 & Twenty Blackbirds 610 Village Walk, Guilford, CT, 06437 Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30-6 $3-$30 http://www.420blackbirds.com At 7:30 on a Friday morning, the town of Guilford […]

08/17/2011

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