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‘S’ Marks the Spot

The beachy corner where Stowe’s Seafood sits seems like it’s slipped out of time. …

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Sweet Dream

Chocolates at Chip in a Bottle

Darrell Nurse opened his Westville confectionary, Chip in a Bottle, last November, right down the street from a dentist’s office. Over the course of the last few months, more and more dental employees have been …

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Open Seasoning

The Spice & Tea Exchange - Guilford, CT

For hundreds of years, New Haveners have prized spices and herbs from far-off lands.

If our forebears were plopped into The Spice & Tea Exchange in Guilford, their heads would spin at the sight…

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Jazzed Up

Elm City Jazz Brunch

Entering Elm City Market from the Pitkin Plaza side, it seems like a normal morning at the grocery store. …

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Dinner Service

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

Just north of the city green, on Temple Street, the Center Church Parish House is a handsome two-story brick building, with chalk-white detailing and an imposing air.

But it’s actually quite welcoming. …

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Worth the Wait

Bella's Benedict at Bella's Café

On weekends, when the brunch crowd emerges in search of poached eggs and mimosas, “people wait outside for nearly an hour” to eat at Bella’s Cafe, founder-owner Rose Foote says. We’ve personally waited longer. …

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Laos Profile

The atmosphere at Pho Ketkeo seems a bit unfinished, but the flavors are developed. …

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Dog’s Best Friend

Nine years ago, Linda Patenaude was at the Wooster Square Farmers’ Market thinking about ways she could get involved. …

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Well-Stocked

Duffy's Tavern in West Haven, CT

Behind the bar in West Haven’s Duffy’s Tavern, there’s a refrigerator carved entirely out of wood, with no gaskets or modern touches. The vintage cooler is still in use, and, putting his hand inside to feel the chill, owner Chris …

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Fresh Start

CitySeed’s Wooster Square Farmers’ Market was set to begin its season on April 1, but spring rains got the better of it. Rescheduled to last Saturday, the extra week didn’t do much to temper the weather, but hardy shoppers came …

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