Inklings News

Opening restaurants are huge step in right direction

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

As the days go on and on with little change, it seems as if we might be moving in the right direction for returning to some sort of normality. Connecticut governor Ned Lamont announced restaurants can open on May 20 for outdoor seating only. This is exactly what people needed to hear.  Most ...

Restaurants adapt to social distancing guidelines

Westport restaurants have implemented curbside pickup and delivery services in response to First Selectman Jim Marpe’s Executive Order #1 that ordered the closing of all on-site restaurants services, effective March 16.

Ella Bloomingdale '20, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Westport restaurants have implemented curbside pickup and delivery services in response to First Selectman Jim Marpe’s Executive Order #1 that ordered the closing of all on-site restaurants services, effective March 16. “The new rule has surprisingly made my family and I eat out more,” Abby Rag...

Ignazio’s Pizza displays passion, family values

Ignazio’s The Pizza opened on Post Road East, becoming a strong competitor against many popular restaurants in Westport such as Amis Trattoria and Westport Pizzeria.

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

With some 250 restaurants scattered throughout Westport, the town is not an easy one for new eateries to become family favorites or to offer something new to the table. With an understanding of the challenges posed, manager of Ignazio’s The Pizza, Louis Termini has a love for Italian cuisine and fe...

Slice of Saugatuck celebrates local businesses

Festival attendees wait in line to purchase tickets. These tickets allow people to sample food from over 24 restaurants.

Molly Gold ’21 and Charlotte Smith ’21

September 15, 2019

Popular Westport restaurants fail health inspection

Sherwood Diner along with 4 other restaurants fail most recent health inspection

Mia Daignault '20, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Five very popular Westport dining spots failed their health inspections in late December and early January. These restaurants include Parker Mansion, Sherwood Diner, Julian's Pizza Bar & Kitchen, Jeera Thai, Little Kitchen and Viva Zapata. The purpose of these health inspections are to address the healt...

Westport’s annual Restaurant Week begins another year of success

Westport’s annual Restaurant Week begins another year of success

October 11, 2018

By Chelsea Strober '21 Westport’s annual Restaurant Week will begin and run from Sunday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Oct 14. Twenty-four restaurants in Westport are participating in the two-week event, which “features special fixed price lunch, brunch and dinner menus,” according to the Connec...

The ‘Port strives to connect Westport community through food

The 'Port strives to connect Westport community through food

March 30, 2017

By Melanie Lust '19   Westport resident Sal Augeri, 49, is opening a restaurant in late April featuring American comfort food, a riverside view, a convenient downtown location and a unique community atmosphere.   The 'Port, Augeri's first restaurant, is taking the place of Vespa, which ...

Once You Go “Shack,” You Never Go Back

Once You Go “Shack,” You Never Go Back

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015

With both establishments located on Post Road in Westport, the rivalry between Shake Shack and Five Guys Burgers and Fries is never ending. It is almost impossible for me to hold back when the “Shack Burger v. Five Guys Burger” argument is brought to the table because I myself am a dedicated Shake...

Students mull over the future of the old YMCA

Students mull over the future of the old YMCA

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

When the YMCA moved from its old home at 59 Post Road E. in downtown Westport to Mahackeno, the tudor building that it was once housed in was more than a vacant property.  It is a building full of memories for many students. Many students, such as Griffin O’Neill ’17, have fond memories of the YMC...

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