50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled 50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled
50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled A recall has been issued for a popular brand of buffalo wing sauce due to an undeclared ingredient. T.W. Garner Food Company is voluntarily recalling 50,688 12-ounce bottles of Texas Pete Buffalo Wing Sauce because some of the bottles may contain Texas Pete® Extra Mild Wing Sauce which contains soy, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product, the FDA noted The product can be identified as a 12 oz. glass bottle with…
New Eatery To Open Second CT Location In Stamford New Eatery To Open Second CT Location In Stamford
New Eatery To Open Second CT Location In Stamford A fast-casual eatery is continuing its growth in Connecticut by soon opening a second location in Fairfield County.  Bubbakoo’s Burritos, located in Stamford at 800 E Main St., will open up for business in mid-June 2023, owners Perry and Fenil Patel announced.  The location will be the second Bubbakoo’s Burritos to open in Connecticut, joining the location in Orange at 116 Boston Post Rd.  Bubbakoo’s is known for serving up classic Mexican-inspired menu items such as burritos, bowls, quesadillas, tacos, and nachos. It also serves "chiwawas," a split-fried ball…
Van Leeuwen Recalls 4,000 Ice Cream Pints Due To Undeclared Ingredient Van Leeuwen Recalls 4,000 Ice Cream Pints Due To Undeclared Ingredient
Van Leeuwen Recalls 4,000 Ice Cream Pints Due To Undeclared Ingredient More than 4,000 pints of ice cream are being recalled by a New York-based manufacturer due to an undeclared ingredient. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn says frozen 14-ounce pints of its French Ice Cream product "Brown Sugar Chunk” may contain an undeclared allergen, walnuts.  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products," according to the FDA. The recalled products are distributed nationally in retail stores.  The product comes in a reddish-brown package with black le…
Popular Eatery To Close After 18 Years In Greenwich: 'Grateful For Memories' Popular Eatery To Close After 18 Years In Greenwich: 'Grateful For Memories'
Popular Eatery To Close After 18 Years In Greenwich: 'Grateful For Memories' A beloved Fairfield County eatery that has been the setting of countless memories for nearly two decades is set to permanently close.  MacDuff’s Public House, located in Greenwich at 99 Railroad Ave., will close on Saturday, June 24 after 18 years in business, according to owner Scott Sievwright.  In an announcement posted on social media, Sievwright said that the restaurant was unable to renew its lease as the building that houses it goes up for sale.  "As the owner of this establishment, it is the hardest decision I have had to make, but unfortunate circumst…
Target Recalling Millions Of Threshold Candles Due To Burn Hazard Target Recalling Millions Of Threshold Candles Due To Burn Hazard
Target Recalling Millions Of Threshold Candles Due To Burn Hazard Nearly five million Threshold candles sold exclusively at Target are being recalled due to burn and injury concerns. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of approximately 4.9 million Threshold glass jar candles that can crack or break during use, posing laceration and burn hazards. Officials say that the recall includes: 5.5-ounce, one-wick candles; 14-ounce, three-wick candles; 20-ounce, three-wick candles. They were sold in a variety of scents. There have been. total of 137 reports of the candle jar breaking or cracking during use. Six injuries have been r…
New Eatery Opens In CT: 'Equal Parts Fancy, Edgy,' Owners Say New Eatery Opens In CT: 'Equal Parts Fancy, Edgy,' Owners Say
New Eatery Opens In CT: 'Equal Parts Fancy, Edgy,' Owners Say If you're in the mood for fresh, juicy New England lobster, crab, or fish and chips, an all-new seafood restaurant in Hartford might just be the perfect stop.  RAW*, located in Hartford at 280 Trumbull St., opened in early May 2023 and has already made its mark on visitors.  The seafood eatery serves a variety of shareable menu items that all include lobster, clams, crabs, mussels, and other water-borne creatures. The restaurant also features a "raw bar" serving up sushi rolls, sashimi, whole lobsters, oysters, and more.  Main entrée options include lobster mac and cheese; r…
456,000 Waffle Makers Recalled Due To Burn Hazard, With Dozens Of Injury Reports 456,000 Waffle Makers Recalled Due To Burn Hazard, With Dozens Of Injury Reports
456,000 Waffle Makers Recalled Due To Burn Hazard, With Dozens Of Injury Reports Nearly half a million waffle makers are being recalled due to a burn hazard that has resulted in dozens of injuries. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of 456,000  PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer waffle makers on Thursday, May 18 after 44 reports of incidents including 34 burn injuries with three requiring medical attention. "Hot pieces of the waffle or stuffing can be expelled from the waffle maker during use or upon opening the product, posing a burn risk to consumers," the CPSC said. The waffle makers were sold at Walmart, Kohls, Big Lots, B…
Popular Danbury Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years In Business Popular Danbury Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years In Business
Popular Danbury Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years In Business In just a few days a Fairfield County dinner institution will be celebrating its 50th year in business with a big fat steak and plenty of fanfare. Chuck’s Steak House in Danbury hits the big 50 on Monday, May 22. The restaurant opened for business on May 22, 1973. “My Dad, Hank Zaccara, was 35 years old when he opened the doors for business here in 1973,” said Elizabeth Zaccara Booth. “Although he’s been gone for 8 years now, I know he would be very proud to see that Chuck’s is still thriving.” Danbury Mayor Dean Esposito was at the restaurant recently and presented a proclamation from th…
Popular Restaurant Closes Last Location In CT After 'Last Few, Very Difficult Years' Popular Restaurant Closes Last Location In CT After 'Last Few, Very Difficult Years'
Popular Restaurant Closes Last Location In CT After 'Last Few, Very Difficult Years' A beloved Connecticut restaurant has suddenly shut down its second and final location only months after closing its original, flagship locale.  The owners of Lucky Taco announced the permanent closure of their Tolland County location at 73 East St. in Vernon's Northeast Shopping Center on Tuesday night, May 9 on social media.  The closure comes after the business's original Hartford County flagship location at 829 Main St. in Manchester was shut down for good in mid-March after nine years in business as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Earlier Rep…
New Boutique Bakery Opens In Stratford: 'Great Experience,' Visitors Say New Boutique Bakery Opens In Stratford: 'Great Experience,' Visitors Say
New Boutique Bakery Opens In Stratford: 'Great Experience,' Visitors Say If you're in the mood for a rich, fresh-baked dessert made with love, a new boutique bakery in Fairfield County has you covered.  Edible Couture, located in Stratford at 1402 Barnum Ave. in the Cutrufello's building, opened in Spring 2023 and is set to celebrate the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 at 11 a.m., according to the town's Economic & Community Development Director Karen Sportini.  The boutique eatery, owned by Letitia "Tisha" Hudson, is a made-to-order bakery specializing in fresh, small desserts like cupcakes, cake cups…
Beloved CT Restaurant To Close: 'Thank You All For Your Support,' Owners Say Beloved CT Restaurant To Close: 'Thank You All For Your Support,' Owners Say
Beloved CT Restaurant To Close: 'Thank You All For Your Support,' Owners Say A Connecticut restaurant that served as a site of countless memories for visitors over the years is set to permanently close.  Middlesex County staple The Whey Station(ary), located in Middletown at 544 Main St., will open for its last day in business on Friday, May 12, the owners announced on social media.  The restaurant will remain open until 4 p.m. on Friday, or until supplies run out.  Known for its tater tots, macaroni and cheese, and a whole host of delicious grilled cheese sandwiches, the eatery has been dedicated to "putting many grilled cheeses in the hands of peop…
Wells Fargo To Close Danbury, Darien Bank Locations Wells Fargo To Close Danbury, Darien Bank Locations
Wells Fargo To Close Danbury, Darien Bank Locations Wells Fargo, one of the largest banks in the state, is slated to close two Fairfield County branches. The company, based in San Francisco, California, said this week it has made the difficult decision to close the Danbury Mill Plain, and Darien bank branches on Wednesday, July 26. "We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, and customers can continue to bank with us at our other nearby locations, including our Danbury North Street Shopping Center branch on Padanaram Road, approximately 3.45 miles away, or our Norwalk Post Road branch, approximately a mile and a half away, as well …
‘Immediately Stop Using': 2.2 Million Exercise Bikes Recalled After Injuries Reported ‘Immediately Stop Using': 2.2 Million Exercise Bikes Recalled After Injuries Reported
‘Immediately Stop Using': 2.2 Million Exercise Bikes Recalled After Injuries Reported A recall has been issued for 2.2 million exercise bikes until they can be repaired following multiple reports of injuries. The seat post assembly of the Peloton Bike Model PL01 can break during use, posing fall and injury hazards to the user, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and contact Peloton for a free repair. Peloton is offering consumers a free seat post that can be self-installed. The bike measures 4 feet long, and 2 feet wide, and has an adjustable seat, handlebar, and screen, which tilts up…