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A new addition to the eats on the Saugatuck River

A new addition to the eats on the Saugatuck River

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

The Saugatuck area of Westport has been known for its delicious eateries from Kawa Ni to Fleischer’s to The Whelk, and now has a new addition: Parker Mansion. The American food restaurant opened on January 14th and replaced the Mansion Clam House, which had been there since 1958. The owner of Par...

Despite the winter season, David’s Tea continues to thrive

Despite the winter season, David’s Tea continues to thrive

Chase Gornbein, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Even in the cold and brisk winter season, David’s Tea, located in downtown Westport has remained a top destination for Staples students. With flavors ranging from “Chocolate orange” to “Organic Nepal black,” and divided neatly into categories labeled: White, green, oolong black, pu’ erh...

B.good refreshes Fairfield County food scene

B.good refreshes Fairfield County food scene

Kaila Finn, Web Managing Editor

January 19, 2016

Amidst a plethora of healthy restaurants boasting tempe, bee pollen and avocado, I’d begun to lose faith in the healthy food trend until I found b.good, located at 1460 Post Rd. in Fairfield. While b.good doesn’t market itself as exclusively a health food restaurant, it’s mission is to make...

Garden Catering has a special place in local fast food

Garden Catering has a special place in local fast food

Adam Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2016

The age-old expression goes ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ and in essence nothing encapsulates Norwalk’s Garden Catering better than that. If you want a scenic view and comfortable seating then I have bad news for you: Garden Catering is not for you. However,if you want some of the best fast ...

Bodega takes a fresh new spin on Mexican classics

Bodega takes a fresh new spin on Mexican classics

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016

Situated under an unimposing striped awning and faint letters across the word spelling out Bodega, Bodega Taco Bar is a hidden gem wedged between a pottery shop and quiet storefront in downtown Fairfield. Walking in the door, the lights were dimmed yet the the ambience warmly welcomed its diners in...

How to make very vanilla mug cake

How to make very vanilla mug cake

Caroline O'Kane and Alix Sommers

January 11, 2016

Very Vanilla Mug Cake from Caroline O'Kane on Vimeo.

Bringing authentic French Vietnamese food to Bridgeport

Bringing authentic French Vietnamese food to Bridgeport

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

If you’re looking for a new dining experience outside of the usual Westport suspects, head to 269 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, home of Can Tiin Restaurant. Unique dining, warm bowls of soup with sloping wooden spoons, creative decor and tasty blends of Vietnamese and French and Asian cuisine can all be found...

Top three holiday cookies

Top three holiday cookies

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

January 5, 2016

Top Three Holiday Cookies by Inklings News on Exposure...

Señor Salsa challenges for best Mexican in town

Señor Salsa challenges for best Mexican in town

Jack Zeldes and Chase Gornbein

December 2, 2015

As I walked into Señor Salsa, a cozy restaurant situated near the Norwalk-Westport border on Post Road, I immediately felt the authentic Mexican culture. With classic Tex-Mex music, the aroma of freshly cooked tortillas and the sight of windows with engraved cacti, I felt like I was south of the border. With...

Why the legendary Frank Pepe’s is not the best pizza in the world

Why the legendary Frank Pepe’s is not the best pizza in the world

Jason Streiter, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria in New Haven is a legendary pizza place. Every year the website ‘The Daily Meal’ ranks the top 101 pizza places in the United States. The number one this year was the legendary Frank Pepe's Pizzeria in New Haven. While Pepe’s is good, it is not even in the top three pizza...

Simple Fall recipes make delicious treats

Simple Fall recipes make delicious treats

Sydney Kaplan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Four Ingredient Muffins These 4 Ingredient Muffins are not only beyond simple, but beyond delicious.  Made with ice cream, flour, baking powder, and your choice of addition. I choose to make half of the batch with blueberries and the other half with chocolate chips. Both were amazing and so easy to make on a cool fall morning. ...

The Stand takes a stand against unhealthy eating

The Stand takes a stand against unhealthy eating

Kaila Finn, Web Managing Editor

October 29, 2015

When Mike and Carissa Hvizdo started making juices for friends and family in 2005, they never thought it would become the healthy food and juice empire that has finally made it’s way to Westport. The Stand opened at 1200 Post Road East on Sept. 18 after being at the farmer's market for several yea...

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