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Town Eateries Allowed Banners and Sandwich Board Signs in the COVID-19 Era

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In order to help out the town’s restaurants, whose business is expected to suffer when indoor restaurant seating was banned by the governor in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Darien is easing town regulations on banners and “sandwich board” signs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Darien Supermarkets Are Helping Vulnerable Shoppers During the COVID-19 Epidemic

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Stop and Shop announced days ago that its stores would be open solely to seniors in the very early hours of each day. Palmer’s Market in Darien also announced curbside and delivery service for people who need it. On Wednesday, Whole Foods Market announced its stores were also taking steps to keep their stores safer for shoppers. Trader Joe’s has stopped all food sampling in its stores and changed its hours to give staff more time to make sure stores are well-sanitized. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Get Take-Out, Curbside Pickup or Delivery from These Darien Restaurants

Seoul restaurant empty Photo by Jouwen Wang, unsplash.com
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Darien town government has published a list of town restaurants open for take-out services, curbside pickup, home delivery or some combination of those services while their seating is closed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. (more…) Continue Reading →

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First Selectman on What You Can Do to Cope With, Reduce Spread of COVID-19 in Darien

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First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, in a “Code Red” phone call to town residents Monday night, gave an update on what the town government is now doing to help halt the spread of COVID-19 in Darien. She added that what you do in that effort is extremely important, and important now. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford Downtown Winter Restaurant Weeks Start Monday, Run Through March 1

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Seventeen eateries are participating in this year’s Stamford Downtown Winter Restaurant Weeks, which runs for 14 days, from Feb. 17 to March 1, with participating restaurants offering prix fixe lunches and dinners. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s How Darien Food Serving Establishments Fared in the Latest Health Inspection Reports

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Here’s how Darien restaurants and other food-serving places fared in the latest inspection reports, released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Affection Meets Confections on Saturday at Darien’s Third ‘Something Sweet’ Dessert Contest and Boutique

Something Sweet 2019 Dessert War competition winners Diane Browne & Co
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“Something Sweet,” a Valentine’s Day-themed event, comes back this Saturday for a third year, with a “Dessert War” competition between Darien eateries for the best confections, boutique gifts for sale and free activities for kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘South Pacific’-Themed Dinner, Concert and IMAX Movie on Saturday, Feb 8 in Norwalk

South Pacific Cast Sept 8 Norwalk Concert
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For one night only, Saturday, Feb. 8, you can have a “South Pacific”-themed dinner and a concert along with an IMAX movie in Norwalk. The “midwinter tropical escape” has three parts:

The highlight is a concert with Broadway actors and Norwalk Symphony Orchestra performing songs from the musical “South Pacific”; also, a prix fixe dinner at one of several Norwalk restaurants; and before all that, an IMAX movie at the Maritime Aquarium, “Journey to the South Pacific” will be presented twice in the afternoon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Places Get ‘C’ Ratings in Latest Health Inspections of Darien Food-Serving Establishments

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A restaurant and another food-serving establishment in Darien each received a “C” rating, the worst in the town’s A/B/C ratings system in the latest inspection reports, released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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