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Tibetan Temple

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Even if you can’t locate Tibet on a map, you might be able to guess from the food at Tibetan Kitchen that the territory—officially an “autonomous region of China,” though there are plenty who dispute it—is situated between New …

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Super Bowls

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I was extra hungry the other night, so I went to a place that seemed like it could satisfy whatever craving struck: Natural Kitchen in downtown Milford, where signature and customizable poké concoctions come in rice bowl, salad and “burrito” …

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On the Menu

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Consumed by thoughts of tomorrow’s big meal? …

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Food for Thought

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Christy’s Irish Pub, may she rest in peace, overwhelmed the senses. Its replacement, Hachiroku Shokudo & Sake Bar, refines them. From the richness of simple surfaces—brick, wood, metal, plaster—to fussy-unfussy plates and pours, the vibe inside is monastic yet …

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Double Duty

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When it comes to preferred restaurant style, David Oricchio and his wife represent a case of opposites attracting. …

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Flying Starter

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At this point, I imagine most pandemic-era home bread bakers have soured on their sourdough experiments, relegating their oozing starters with cutesy names to the compost bucket of recent history.

Charlie Negaro Jr. isn’t one of them. …

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NOA Wonder

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New downtown Thai place NOA is both solid and dreamy, with neat wire chairs, a ceiling of floating umbrellas, pulsing loungey house music and nightlife-style lighting animating a cavernous space. Beams and sweeps of that lighting dance and disperse like …

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Jam-Packed

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Damian Clarke and Taneisha Young, the married owners of takeout spot Jammin Jamaican Cuisine, credit hard work, friends, family, neighbors, community and God with their success. But it all started with their cooking…

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Gaining Flavor

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TOKA Asian Kitchen’s menu overwhelmed me at first glance. There were 22 starters alone, and none in particular stood out. The State Street restaurant offered many familiar-sounding dishes: satay, spring rolls, teriyaki, fried rice, beef and broccoli. But make …

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Top of the List

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Considering “a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews” on its site, the business directory and crowd-sourced review aggregator Yelp just named its top 25 places to eat in Connecticut—and the owner of the top spot …

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