King's Restaurant: A Family Friendly Tradition

Published: July 15, 2016 at 12:00 am
King's has been a community staple in Newtown for the past 15 years, with the father-son duo Nick and Daniel Pirraglia taking ownership of the restaurant in April 2012. Located at 271 South Main Street, the diner has roughly 90

Tazza Cucina & Bar: Putting A Twist On Italian Cuisine

Published: July 08, 2016 at 12:00 am
Tazza Cucina & Bar owner Rob Furnari is no stranger to Newtown. As a resident for nine years, he has enjoyed a number of restaurants in town, but felt that something was missing. "I love the area," said Mr Furnari.

Cafe Xpresso: 'All About the Fresh'

Published: July 05, 2016 at 12:00 am
Located on Route 25, Café Xpresso offers customers the perk of easy access pulling in and out when they come to grab a bite to eat and drink. Marie Schlump and her husband Bob (who runs the kitchen) are the

The Villa: All In The Family

Published: June 10, 2016 at 12:00 am
Beyond Sandy Hook Center's hustle and bustle, The Villa Restaurant is quietly tucked away just east of the intersection. The gray, stone building is nestled between the scenic foliage and landscaping, making it an oasis for guests. Inside, the friendly

Sal e Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro A Place For Everyone

Published: June 06, 2016 at 12:00 am
Upon entering into Sal e Pepe, a smiling hostess waits by the door to greet guests. The restaurant offers a variety of seating; some may choose to sit at the bar just past the entryway, others decide to sit in

Franco's: Pizza And Pasta In A Place That Feels Like Home

Published: May 13, 2016 at 12:00 am
Step into Franco's Pizza & Pasta at Sand Hill Plaza in Newtown and be greeted not only by the mouth-watering aroma of homemade sauce and pizzas hot from the oven, but the sincere hospitality of the staff, many of whom

Authenticity Reigns At Mexicali Rose Bethel

Published: April 08, 2016 at 12:00 am
To step into Mexicali Rose Bethel is to be instantly cheered. Walls splashed in bright shades of orange and green, with crisp white accents, and natural light flooding the room work to lift any low spirits. Upbeat Latin music plays

Sycamore Drive-In: A Taste Of Nostalgia

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
For 67 years, the Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant has been drawing crowds from Bethel, Newtown, and surrounding towns. The 75-seat dining spot that has maintained an aura of "yesteryear," from its menu and décor to the summertime Cruise Night featuring vintage

Sweet Mango Asian Restaurant & Bar

Published: March 17, 2016 at 12:00 am
Serving up a menu that features the cuisines of China, Japan, and Thailand, Sweet Mango in Newtown's Plaza South is also known for its sushi bar, staffed by an experienced kitchen staff. Having skilled food experts is very important to

Barbarie's Black Angus Grill

Published: March 03, 2016 at 12:00 am
Barbarie's Black Angus Grill, owned and operated by Tom and Karen Barbarie since 2012, brings area diners the fine steak and seafood experience first started by Tom's father, Jim Barbarie, at his Danbury restaurant in 1961. It is the dry-aged

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