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Jeanne Muchnick

Features Editor jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com

Jeanne Muchnick, Daily Voice Features Editor, has covered everything from baby advice for Parents Magazine to travel finds for The Rough Guides to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women's magazines including Woman's World and Woman's Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. She is also the author of Dinner for Busy Moms. Among her favorite things to write about: Her neighbors and surrounding communities. So email her and fill her in on what's happening near you.

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  1. Who Has Fairfield County's Best Steak? Vote Now In Our DVlicious Contest

    Who Has Fairfield County's Best Steak? Vote Now In Our DVlicious Contest

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Looking for a classic chophouse experience? We asked for the top steakhouses in the county and you gave us a long list of meat and potato icons.The result? A culled down tally of five nominees now in the running for the DVlicious best. Profiles on each will begin running Monday, Jan. 16. In the meantime, let your fingers do the voting.You can vote multiple ...

  2. Bethel Native Shares County Secrets In 'Unlocking Fairfield'

    Bethel Native Shares County Secrets In 'Unlocking Fairfield'

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A new county-wide blog offering information on food, fashion, fitness and "fun" launched Monday, Jan. 9."Unlocking Fairfield" by Beverley Canepari and Lora Karam, who have run "Unlocking Litchfield" since 2015, have expanded to the area with what they call their "sassy and sophisticated site" featuring businesses and ...

  3. In The Hot Seat: Fairfield County Restaurants Serve Up Refuge From Cold

    In The Hot Seat: Fairfield County Restaurants Serve Up Refuge From Cold

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Few pleasures compare to a crackling fire on a cold winter's night. Add a crisp, white tablecloth to the equation, accompanied by a glass of wine and a slab of steak, and you’re in restaurant nirvana. The fire doesn’t have to be wood-burning to entice; all kinds of fireplaces up the ambiance factor, adding warmth and romance to what normally would be a simple ...

  4. Westport Composer Justin Paul Wins Golden Globe For 'La La Land'

    Westport Composer Justin Paul Wins Golden Globe For 'La La Land'

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Staples 2003 High School Graduate, Justin Paul emerged a winner at the 74th annual Golden Globe awards, held Sunday, Jan. 8 in Los Angeles.Paul won "Best Original Song" for "La La Land" along with his songwriting partner Benj Pasek and Composer Justin Hurwitz.Paul was born in Missouri but raised in Connecticut, according to Wikipedia. Aside from ...

  5. Greenwich Actress Tracee Ellis Ross Wins Golden Globe Award For 'Black-Ish'

    Greenwich Actress Tracee Ellis Ross Wins Golden Globe Award For 'Black-Ish'

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Onetime Greenwich resident Tracee Ellis Ross won The Golden Globe award for "Best Actress in a TV series Comedy or Musical."Ross plays Rainbow Johnson in ABC's "Black-ish" and started her speech Sunday, Jan. 8 by saying her win was for "all the women -- women of color and colorful people whose stories, ideas, thoughts are not always ...

  6. Feeding Frenzy: What You Need To Know For Backyard Birds

    Feeding Frenzy: What You Need To Know For Backyard Birds

    Feeding birds is a hobby enjoyed by millions of Americans and winter is a perfect time to join the fun. As birds’ natural food sources become scarce during the colder months, you can provide them with a wide variety of delectable treats to make the season a bit less difficult. A wide variety of bird feeders exist, from simple “platform” type feeders to elaborate tube and hopper shaped ...

  7. DVlicious Asks: What's The Best Steakhouse In Fairfield County?

    DVlicious Asks: What's The Best Steakhouse In Fairfield County?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Where's your favorite place for a thick, juicy steak? Whether it's porterhouse, sirloin or rib-eye, you know you can find it in Fairfield County where a plethora of steakhouses abound. So, where's the DVlicious best?Email dvlicious@dailyvoice.com by 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 with your recommendation. We will narrow down the top picks, then start the voting.

  8. Ridgefield Fitness Expert Shares Easy To Accomplish New Year's Resolutions

    Ridgefield Fitness Expert Shares Easy To Accomplish New Year's Resolutions

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Getting fit is perhaps the New Year's resolution most people love to hate.But it's doable — and doesn't have to be a chore. Just find your fun factor as well as someone to sweat with. That's the advice of Westport resident Rhodie Lorenz, co-owner of JoyRide Cycling and Fitness Studio with locations in Westport, Darien, Ridgefield and Wilton.Here, she weighs in on ...

  9. DVlicious Special Occasion Restaurant Contest Nears Ends, Fairfield County

    DVlicious Special Occasion Restaurant Contest Nears Ends, Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Last chance to vote for the best special occasion restaurant in the county.You have until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.The winner will receive a DVlicious certificate and the honor of knowing their establishment is the "must have" "must book" place to go when life calls for an evening of memories.

  10. DVlicious: Vote For Your Favorite Special Occasion Restaurant, Newtown

    DVlicious: Vote For Your Favorite Special Occasion Restaurant, Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- December tends to be the time for holiday celebrations, end of year get-togethers, splurge-worthy Saturday nights and even marriage proposals. So where do you go?Our DVlicious contest continues with the hunt for the best special occasion restaurant in the county. Daily Voice readers were polled on their favorites; that list was then narrowed down to five ...

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