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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. Lobster Rolls: 9 Fairfield County 'Can't Miss' Summer Seafood Stunners

    Lobster Rolls: 9 Fairfield County 'Can't Miss' Summer Seafood Stunners

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --  It's lobster season, which means it's time to indulge in plump lobster rolls, piled high on soft buns drizzled with creamy, tangy, buttery flavors. All of which begs the question: Where do you go when you're in a seafood medley type of mood? We've listed some spots below but would love your thoughts on area favorites.Black Duck Cafe, Westport: The lobster ...

  2. Father/Son Duo Are Behind New Brewery In Ridgefield

    Father/Son Duo Are Behind New Brewery In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- It's all in the family for Nod Hill Brewery in Ridgefield.The new business, run by the father and son team of Rob and David Kaye, will feature boldly flavored, highly drinkable beers when it opens on Ethan Allen Highway in October. And, they say, it will be served in an elegant and comfortable taproom that combines the building’s industrial feel with a cozy pub ...

  3. Who Has Fairfield County's DVlicious Best Ice Cream?

    Who Has Fairfield County's DVlicious Best Ice Cream?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Get your scoop fix -- then vote for Fairfield County's best ice cream.So far it seems to be a tight race between Il Bacio and Saugatuck Sweets, but anything can change. The winner is up to you.In the running:Cream & Sugar, BethelFerris Acres, NewtownIl Bacio, DanburyMilkcraft, FairfieldSaugatuck Sweets, Westport, FairfieldTimothy’s, BridgeportYou have ...

  4. Stew Leonard's In Danbury Partners With Brookfield-Based Vroom

    Stew Leonard's In Danbury Partners With Brookfield-Based Vroom

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Thanks to Vroom Service Now, folks with a hankering for Stew Leonard's Hoedown meals can now get their food delivered. The service is only available at the Danbury store.The Brookfield-based Vroom will offer Hoedown Grill items such as cheeseburgers, lobster dinner, lobster roll, pizza, pulled pork sandwiches, and sushi as well as watermelon chunks, cookies and ...

  5. Ex-Chef Cooks Up Business for Fairfield County Eateries

    Ex-Chef Cooks Up Business for Fairfield County Eateries

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- For a long time, cooking in the kitchen was all Stamford resident Linda Kavanagh did. A trained chef and caterer, she hung up her apron after 10 years to cook up something else -- a PR and Marketing firm that in January celebrated 20 years.It's a journey Kavanagh admits she would never have expected -- and says would not have happened -- had the restaurant business ...

  6. Popsicle Paired With Booze? The Best Summer Cocktails In Fairfield County

    Popsicle Paired With Booze? The Best Summer Cocktails In Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --- The heady days of summer call for a tall, frosty, fizzy, spritzy, fruity, icy or frozen drink. One with booze is even better. What's your favorite cooling cocktail, Fairfield County? We've rounded up a few to try but love to know what else is out there.PopStyle, Cask Republic, Stamford, Norwalk: Enjoy the best of adulthood and childhood with this drink, a ...

  7. Three Fairfield County Hot Dogs Named 'The Best In America'

    Three Fairfield County Hot Dogs Named 'The Best In America'

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY. Conn. -- Fairfield County is a hotbed for hot dogs, at least according to The Daily Meal.A new list by the site ranks three area eateries among the best in the nation.Super Duper Weenie in Fairfield, Rawley's Drive-In in Fairfield and Danny's Drive-In in Stratford were named "The best hot dogs in America."Walters Hot Dog Stand in Mamaroneck N.Y., which is ...

  8. Westport, Wilton Natives Turn Love For New England Into Clothing Line

    Westport, Wilton Natives Turn Love For New England Into Clothing Line

    WESTPORT, Conn. — It's not many businesses that start during one's junior year of college but that's what happened with Only New England, a new apparel brand started by Westport native Paul Bowlin and Wilton's Charlie Schaefer.The clothing line -- unisex short and long-sleeved T-shirts and sweatshirts -- formed last spring when Schaefer and friend Madison McCormack were skiing at New ...

  9. Get The Scoop On National Ice Cream Day; Then Vote For Fairfield County Fav

    Get The Scoop On National Ice Cream Day; Then Vote For Fairfield County Fav

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Today's the day to go off your diet. It is, after, all, National Ice Cream Day.The day -- yes, it's an unofficial holiday (President Reagan proclaimed its glories in 1984 to promote the economic well-being of the U.S. dairy industry) --  is observed on the third Sunday in July and is a part of National Ice Cream Month. It's meant to be celebrated with a bowl, ...

  10. Timothy's In Bridgeport Scoops Up Sweetness; Shoots For 2nd DVlicious Win

    Timothy's In Bridgeport Scoops Up Sweetness; Shoots For 2nd DVlicious Win

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- There's no lacking for ice cream in Fairfield County. But where do you go -- and possibly drive out of your way -- for the best?Six finalists, each of which has been profiled this week, are in the running as part of our DVlicious contest. Have you voiced your opinion yet?You have until 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Read ...

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