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Top Fall Foodie Events In CT Oct. 21st - 28th

You don’t have to travel very far to get your hands, and your taste buds, on some delectable cuisine. In fact, there are some great events taking place in our very own backyard over the next 10 days that you won’t want to miss. Grab your friends, grab your family members, grab your forks and dig into these top foodie events this week!

Greenwich Restaurant Week

October 27th - November 5th

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What Sets Executive Chef, Forrest Pasternack, Apart From The Rest?

Just a few short weeks ago, the team at DSC brought a very special piece of the puzzle on board. We welcomed in our new Executive Chef, Forrest Pasternack, who brings with him an unparalleled passion for Farm-to-Table sustainability. Get to know more about Chef, below:

His farm-to-table passion started at a young age. Born and raised in Western Connecticut, Forrest spent his days with his family at local farms picking fresh… Read More

5 Fall Events in CT You Won't Want To Miss

Temperatures will be dropping, leaves will be falling and we’ll be digging into all things apple and pumpkin before we know it. Fall is officially here, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to hunker down just yet. Get out there and enjoy all of the wonderful events our great state has to offer:

West Haven Apple Festival

September 29th - October 1st, October 6th - 8th

First Congregational Church of West Haven,… Read More

A Few Of The Oldest Wedding Traditions Explained

Why are wedding cakes tiered? What’s the point of getting down on one knee to propose? Toast? There are hundreds of wedding traditions that nobody really thinks twice about - but how did they start and is there some sort of actual meaning behind them? Find out below:

Wedding Cakes

Why are there typically multiple levels of a wedding cake? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just a tactic used to make… Read More

13 Songs To Leave Off Your Wedding Playlist

Mic check, 1-2. Check 1-2. Mic check. Music is a vital component of just about every wedding these days and it’s for a good reason. There’s nothing that gets guests off of their seats and shuffling around the dancefloor like a great party song, but things can quickly go south if you choose the wrong tunes. Not only will most folks simply not enjoy the songs below, they can create quite the awkward situation:

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Score a TD With This Gourmet Game Day Grub

Chips and salsa. Hot dogs. Buffalo wings. We’re calling these go-to football dishes “food fumbles” because you can and should be feasting on things far more delicious during the game. So, this weekend, it’s time to wow your friends and family members with these gourmet football viewing finger foods:

Loaded Black Bean Nachos

Don’t forgo the tortilla chips altogether, just reconsider the way in which you utilize them. Instead of putting them… Read More

When is the Best Time to Book a Wedding Venue?

You’ve gotten a million and one well-wishes, you picked a date and now you need to find an answer to the “where” question. Back in the day, the decision was easy - couples chose the one and only wedding venue in their hometown and that task was crossed off the list. But today, the possibilities are endless so there’s a lot of researching and planning that goes into selecting a space. While we can’t tell… Read More

What You Don't Actually NEED At Your Wedding

Trying to save money? We’ve all been there. And if you’re not the type who loves glamour and glitz and going the extra mile for everything you do, there’s no need to do so on your wedding day either. Trust us when we tell you you can throw an exceptional wedding and make all of your guests AND your significant other happy without going overboard. See below to find out a few things you can… Read More

Top Food Picks For Your Summer Wedding

If somebody asked you to name the first two food categories you think of when you hear the word “summer,” what comes to mind? We’re going to guess seafood and barbecue and let’s face it, we’re probably not far off. Believe it or not, you don’t need to “stick to the script” when it comes to wedding cuisine - so why not incorporate a clambake or classic American cookout items into the menu?

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Top Honeymoon Destinations of 2017

You said “Yes!” You nailed down the wedding venue and the caterer. You even started sending out the invitations. Now it’s time to start thinking about your honeymoon - you know, that romantic vacation you take immediately after the wedding. You could spend days upon days searching for the perfect location, or you could take our word for it as we hash out some of the top honeymoon destinations of 2017, below:

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