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Connecticut establishments closed to restrict COVID-19 community spread

Connecticut establishments closed to restrict COVID-19 community spread

Margot Stack ’22, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont has ordered all restaurants, movie theatres, gyms and bars to close in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to the Hartford Courant. In addition, President Trump has confined all gatherings to less than 10 people.  Starting Monday night, local restaurants will be restricted to food de...

Garelick and Herbs Saugatuck location closes

The Saugatuck location of the Garelick and Herbs has been open for the past six years but was closed on Feb.29. Due to a decrease in customers, the owners felt it was necessary to close the Saugatuck location, however the Westport, Southport and Greenwich locations remain open.

Ella Alpert ’22, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

The Saugatuck location of Garelick and Herbs closed last Saturday, Feb. 29, due to a lack of customers. The market's three other locations in Westport, Southport and Greenwich will remain open. The closing comes after a U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division investigation in December 2019. Ga...

Popular Brooklyn pizza restaurant opens in Westport

Ignazio’s is not only a sit-down restaurant, but it also has takeout. The restaurant is designed modernly, but it portrays a similar look to the Ignazio’s in Brooklyn.

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

November 30, 2019

A steamy, cheesy, magnificent slice of pizza that used to only be found in Brooklyn, New York, can now be found right here in Westport. The newest pizza restaurant opened on Monday, Nov. 11, at 833 Post Rd E. Ignazio's pizza originated in Brooklyn, New York- located right under the Brooklyn Bridg...

Westport community digs into Restaurant Week

Westport Restaurant Week was from Sept. 30 to Oct. 13, and restaurant owners and Westporters alike enjoyed the sense of community that it brought.

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Twenty-four restaurants participated in the 2019 Westport Restaurant Week 2019 (WRW). From Sept. 30 to Oct. 13, select Westport restaurants served a fixed price menu for lunch, brunch and/or dinner. The participating restaurants listed on the Connecticut Restaurant Week website are some of Westport’s favorites. The Westport event was run by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce (an...

New restaurant Malibu Taco excites Fairfield County

New restaurant Malibu Taco located in Fairfield serves tacos, tapas and more.

Kylie Cohen ’20 and Ella Bloomimgdale ’20

October 21, 2019

Southport diner provokes mixed reactions among the Staples community

The Southport Diner, a new addition to the restaurant scene in Fairfield County, is expected to do well among Westport and Fairfield residents.

Remi Levitt ’21 and Chelsea Strober ’21

June 12, 2019

Toto: A delicious menu with a Mediterranean twist

DIVINELY DESIGNED: The menu cover features a variety of Mediterranean cuisine including vegetables, fish and olive oil.

Emma Van Riper ’20, Social Media Director

June 11, 2019

There are many great restaurants all over Fairfield County. Located in the heart of downtown Fairfield at 5919 70 Reef Rd, the Mediterranean restaurant Toto offers delicious food for all taste palettes. As soon as I approached the restaurant, I was pleased to see that there was both indoor and outdoor seatin...

Matsu Sushi remains closed for renovations

Matsu Sushi in downtown Westport has appeared closed for renovations since April.

May 13, 2019

Matsu Sushi is reopening in a few weeks after suddenly closing on April 1 for renovations. These renovations, however, have not been seen. According to Westport News, “Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, Matsu was quiet, with the doors locked and no sign of renovation work inside or outside the shop.” Matsu Sushi served customers in Westport for ove...

Chef’s Table returns to Westport

Chef’s Table opened on April 1 in the the previous Christie's location.

Remy Teltser ’21 and Molly Gold ’21

May 6, 2019

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