Dim sum delights: Montville’s Golden Palace perfects the art of Chinese brunch

Pork-filled soup dumplings (Tim Martin/The Day)

For those who have never heard of dim sum (a variation of Chinese brunch and tapas), it’s truly a magical culinary experience. Getting to choose from nearly 100 different plates of dumplings (steamed, deep fried, baked), rice rolls, noodles, soups and desserts (most of which are priced under...

Local brews and lax for St. Patty's Day at Mohegan Sun

Local brews and lax for St. Patty's Day at Mohegan Sun

Food tip — Extra Buttery Caramel Corn

Food tip Extra Buttery Caramel Corn, Legends, Plano, Texas A fat man's disclosure: My nephew Jack, a high school senior in Plano, Texas, works part-time at a gourmet popcorn shop called Legends. Each Christmas, my wife Eileen and I get a sampler pack from Legends and, in the most...

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Rick's List - Vernal edition

I find it interesting that, in addition to "fall," we can also call the post-summer, pre-winter period "autumn." But there are no synonyms for "winter," "summer" or "spring." You'd think one of those wordy people — a Daniel Webster or...

Mary Fish in love and war

I’ve always wanted to write about Mary Fish, whose experiences during the Revolution were made into an acclaimed TV movie. Since this column is nominally about the people behind local street names, I tried to connect the Fish family of...

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