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An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline

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Long River Local
A one-stop shop for all things local in Old Lyme just opened its doors.

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A one-stop shop for all things local in Old Lyme just opened its doors.

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cider donuts
On weekends only, Scott's in East Lyme offers their crispy, cakey version, and for me, it's one of the best around.

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dorie greenspan
I've been waiting rather impatiently for Dorie Greenspan's new book, Baking with Dorie, so I reached out to her for a preview recipe to share with readers.

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bar bouchee
We’ve reached out to the best of them for recipes for your summer soirees.

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village bistro
A bistro with French classics and more has opened its doors in Chester Village. See what we found...

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surfridge brewing company
Witch Hazel Works is the perfect home for this new taproom/eatery's innovative mix of salads, small plates, larger plates, fresh wood-fired pizza, and an oyster bar.

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We celebrated the end of 2021 with a cozy French lunch in a Gondola...

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Ambitious new fine-dining in Centerbrook.

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The table, Madison CT
A cozy and scrumptious five-course dining experience launches in Madison.

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lobster roll
When I moved to Connecticut from Massachusetts many years ago, I fell hard for the most quintessential of summer eats: the hot, buttered lobster roll.

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