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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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Four Darien Food Establishments Get Health Inspections: Here’s How They Were Rated

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Darien Health Department inspectors examined four different food-serving locations recently, assigning them state scores and giving each of them one of three town ratings of A, B or C.
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In 11 Recent Health Inspections at Darien Food-Serving Establishments, Most Get Top Grades

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Darien Health Department inspectors examined 11 different food-serving locations recently, giving seven of them “A” ratings and four others “B” ratings. None were given the lowest grade of “C.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Ratings from the Latest 10 Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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Six local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, all received the top town rating of “A” although some violations of the state health code were found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Six Local Restaurants Rated in Latest Darien Health Inspections

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Six local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, all received the top town rating of “A” although some violations of the state health code were found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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Three local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, which hasn’t been doing many inspections recently due to illnesses of town employees in the agency. (more…) Continue Reading →

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