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Three Darien Eateries Receive Worst Grade in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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Three Darien food-serving establishments received the lowest rating (“C”) — including one that received two “C” grades and was threatened with being shut down if it didn’t clean up some parts of its act in 24 and 48 hours — in the latest town food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. One other establishment received a middling grade of “B” and four others each got the highest rating (“A”). (more…) Continue Reading →

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AAA Gives Kudos to Darien’s Espresso Neat, One of 10 ‘Best of’ Restaurants for the Money in Western CT

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Espresso Neat in Darien is one of 10 food-serving establishments in western Connecticut named by the American Automobile Association as one of the top establishments in its rating category, the AAA announced on Tuesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Low Rating for One Food-Serving Establishment in Town, Top Ratings for Two Others

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One Darien food-serving establishment received the lowest rating (“C”), and two others each got the highest rating (“A”) in the latest town food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In Latest Darien Health Reports, Three Establishments Get Top Ratings; Five Others, Middling

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Three Darien food-serving establishments received the highest rating, and five others got middling ratings in the latest town food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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