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Two Darien Food-Serving Establishments Get Lowest Rating in Health Inspections

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Two food-serving establishments in Darien each received the lowest town health inspection rating of “C” in the latest 12 reports released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Poorest Rating for One Food Serving Establishment in 10 Most Recent Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One food-serving establishment in Darien received the lowest town rating of “C” among the seven inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department. The other establishments all got “A’s” and “B’s.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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One Restaurant Gets Poorest Rating in 10 Most Recent Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One Darien restaurant received the lowest town rating of “C” among the 10 inspection reports released Friday by Darien Health Department. The other establishments all got “A’s” and “B’s.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Darien Food-Serving Establishments Get Lowest Rating in Latest Health Inspection Reports

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Two Darien food-serving establishments received the lowest town rating of “C” among the inspection reports released in the past month by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Chipotle Restaurants in Darien Affected by Security Breach Leaving Customers Vulnerable to ID Theft

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When some hacker got into Chipotle digital records containing customer debit and credit card information, only some of the chain’s restaurants were affected, but among them were the two restaurants in Darien, according to the company. (more…) Continue Reading →

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St. Luke’s Thursday Community Suppers: Building Community Meal by Meal

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Have you ever driven down the Post Road on a Thursday and wondered about the red and white Community Supper signs? Community Supper might be the best kept culinary secret in town, except that it’s not secret to the 100-plus folks who come week by week to share a $1.00 meal in a friendly and welcoming environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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At Last Weekend’s Food Drive, Rain Held Down Donations, But You Can Still Give Food: Letter

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Still have a bag from last weekend’s food drive? You can take it to the Post Office this week or to Person-to-Person at or 1864 Post Road. They could really use it after the rain depressed regular donations by 20 percent. Here’s a letter from P2P’s director:

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Two Darien Restaurants Get Worst Health Rating Among Eight Latest Inspections

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Two Darien restaurants received the lowest town rating of “C” in the eight Department inspection reports released this week by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Food Blogging Phenom David Leite Visits Darien Library May 25 & Refreshments Will Be Served

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David Leite, food blogger and author of Notes on a Banana, will be Darien Library’s featured speaker at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 25. Refreshments will be served. A unique blend of Anthony Bourdain, Augusten Burroughs, and Kay Redfield Jamison, David Leite’s Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression is a true tale that dazzles, touches the heart, and, ultimately, triumphs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Leave a Bag of Groceries at Your Mailbox Saturday, for Letter Carriers’ P2P Food Drive

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Darien residents are encouraged to leave a bag of groceries at their mailbox on Saturday morning, May 13. With 9 percent of Fairfield County households living below the poverty level — and another 23 percent struggling to afford the basic needs of food, clothing and shelter — hunger and food insecurity is an issue for many of our neighbors. Since 1992, Person-to-Person has been the designated recipient of grocery donations collected in Darien during the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Low Rating for One Darien Food-Serving Location in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One Darien food-serving establishment received the lowest rating (“C”) from health inspectors among the six inspection reports just released by the town Health Department. (See all the inspection results below.)
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