| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:39 AM
It's been so cold in Connecticut this winter that penguins have been spotted in South Norwalk. OK, well, they didn't swim here but were brought in by vehicle to the Maritime Aquarium. But it sure is cold out there. The penguins on display through April...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
The face of SoNo's main strip, Washington Street, is constantly changing. One of the newest additions is Shanghai Asian Bistro (it opened last summer), run by husband and wife team John Jiang and Sophia Lin who also run Westport's Shanghai Gourmet. The...
| May 19, 2011
Connecticut has many reasons to celebrate National Hamburger Month – it's home to some of the most celebrated, iconic and unusual burgers in the country, including the restaurant recognized as the sandwich's inventor. Here are 10 noteworthy (and...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:36 PM
For your TGIF enjoyment, some interesting if trivial data from Virgin Atlantic Airways: South Norwalk, CT (July 22, 2011) – As millions of travelers around the world prepare to take off on their summer holidays, Virgin Atlantic Airways has issued...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The historic United Artists Building at Broadway and Ninth Street in downtown Los Angeles was sold by Wescott Christian Center Inc. to Greenfield Partners for $11 million....
| Jun 9, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Here on the high-rent Gold Coast, where McMansions and yachts line the Long Island Sound, you'd think there would be plenty of waterfront dining choices to cater to the castle kings and captains, not to mention the rest of us who work for them. You'd...
| Jul 7, 2011
China White Noodle Bar
249 Railroad Ave., Greenwich, (203) 674-8577, www.chinawhiteusa.com
It's no secret that international cuisine, if not blatantly bastardized, loses some measure of authenticity in translation. Similar to speaking a foreign...
| May 4, 2011
| 10:50 AM
w/ Sarah Blacker, Kristen Graves. Friday, May 6, 7 p.m., Southport Coffee House Series, Southport Congregational Church, 524 Pequot Ave., Southport, $5-10,
Every Sunday: Burger Bar, South Norwalk (5 to 7 p.m.); Every Monday: The Little Pub,...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Pretty much everyone loves chocolate. But not all chocolate is created equal. Fritz Knipschildt is the maitre chocolatier at Chocopologie, and he started his company, Knipschildt Chocolatier, 13 years ago. “I wanted to make really...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:13 AM
1) The Pantry
To get an idea of how much people love the desserts at The Pantry you need to know a few details about their chocolate chip cookies. “We do lots and lots of cookies,” says co-owner Andy Rolleri. “The most popular is...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Fritz Knipschildt is first and foremost a chocolatier, but with his shop Chocopologie, he’s got a place where plated desserts are made and served directly to the customer using his chocolates as their featured ingredients. He offers...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:23 AM
1) Joe's American Bar & Grill
It’s no secret that Joe’s offers “American comfort food” like its popular burgers and ribs, and regional manager Geoff Gljiva says it’s a primary goal to make people feel like they're in their...