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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. A Match Made At The Grocery Store: Stew Leonard's Is A Hotbed For Romance

    A Match Made At The Grocery Store: Stew Leonard's Is A Hotbed For Romance

    NORWALK, Conn. — Love can be found in aisle five, at least at Stew Leonard's where, over the years, more than 100 couples have met their match.The family-owned grocery store, with locations in Norwalk, Danbury and Yonkers, N.Y.(among others) can count over 100 folks that have met -- and eventually married due to a relationship that started at Stew's. That means dozens of children, some ...

  2. Here's The Beef: Norwalk Food Truck Dishes Out Grass-Fed Burgers

    Here's The Beef: Norwalk Food Truck Dishes Out Grass-Fed Burgers

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Planning a party this summer and looking to jazz it up?Check out Cowabunga, a burger-focused food truck that specializes in catering. The truck, founded in 2013 by Norwalk resident Benjamin Boger, specializes in residential and corporate parties and events throughout Fairfield County.According to Boger, what makes his burgers different is that they are sourced from ...

  3. 'Relish' This: JK's In Danbury Wins DVlicious 'Best Hotdog' Contest

    'Relish' This: JK's In Danbury Wins DVlicious 'Best Hotdog' Contest

    DANBURY, Conn.-- JK's Restaurant in Danbury has the best hotdogs in Fairfield County, at least according to you, our Daily Voice readers.The family-run eatery, known for its “original Texas hot weiners,” won with 43 percent of the vote. Go HERE for earlier story.Don't forget the fries: JK's also won our 2016 DVlicious "Best Fries" contest.JK's is at 126 South St. (203) ...

  4. Scrambling 'Egg-cellent' Meals At Bethel's Eggz: Fairfield Foodie Is A Fan

    Scrambling 'Egg-cellent' Meals At Bethel's Eggz: Fairfield Foodie Is A Fan

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Magician Matt is like a sorcerer who, from his teeny-tiny kitchen, turns the everyday ordinary ingredient -- i.e. eggs --  into a variety of creative and finger-licking dishes.You may know Matt Stanzack from his popular restaurant Stanziato’s in Danbury. A couple of years ago he moved on to strategize, conceptualize and realize his dream -- a food truck!And on this ...

  5. Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Fairfield County?

    Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Fairfield County?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Hard to believe that it was 20 years ago today --June 26  -- that the first Harry Potter book was published in the U.K.What will you do to celebrate, Fairfield County? 

  6. Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Fairfield County's DVlicious Best 'Dogs'

    Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Fairfield County's DVlicious Best 'Dogs'

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Who has the best hotdogs in the county?Our DVlicious contest goes until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 and you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Five finalists are in the running. The winner is up to you.Recaps below:The Bethel Hot Dog Palace, BethelSuper Duper Weenie, FairfieldJK's, DanburyRawley's, FairfieldTomlinson's, Bridgeport

  7. Holy Guacamole: Danbury Hosts Connecticut's First Ever Taco Festival

    Holy Guacamole: Danbury Hosts Connecticut's First Ever Taco Festival

    DANBURY, Conn. -- For the first time ever, Danbury will host what's being billed as "The 1st Annual Connecticut Taco Festival." And if you book before July 4, you can get a 20 percent ticket discount.The event, set for Saturday, August 26 at the Danbury Ice Arena, will feature a variety of taco selections from restaurants and food trucks around Connecticut, frozen margaritas, ...

  8. Something Natural Moves Onshore, Brings Slice Of Nantucket To Connecticut

    Something Natural Moves Onshore, Brings Slice Of Nantucket To Connecticut

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Something Natural, an iconic Nantucket sandwich shop and bakery, has opened its first off-island location in Greenwich.The charming new spot, in a freshly renovated building nestled behind Saks Fifth Avenue at 189 Greenwich Ave., has been brought to Fairfield County by a group of local operators who are collaborating with Matt Fee and the crew from Something Natural ...

  9. Does JK's In Danbury Have The Best Hotdogs In Fairfield County?

    Does JK's In Danbury Have The Best Hotdogs In Fairfield County?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- So far, JK's in Danbury is in the lead for "DVlicious Best Hotdogs," but that can change at any moment with the click of a few keystrokes.Our contest goes until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 and you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Five finalists are in the running. Who will win? Recaps below:The Bethel Hot Dog Palace, BethelSuper Duper Weenie, ...

  10. Ice Cream + Booze = Tipsy Cones, A Stratford-Based Food Truck

    Ice Cream + Booze = Tipsy Cones, A Stratford-Based Food Truck

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- For Brooke Santagata-Albers, a former bartender, mixing ice cream with booze, just made sense.That is, after watching the news one Saturday and hearing a story about an ice cream shop in Oregon that partnered with a brewery to make a beer flavor. That's when the Shelton native got her "aha" moment and started telling her husband, Jon, how amaretto would ...

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