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Bodega Taco Bar Resurrects Dia de los Muertos Celebration

27 Oct

Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday that’s celebrated November 1 and 2 of each year, is a time for people to pay their respects and remember loved ones who have died. But, even though there are reflections about those who have been lost, it’s more of a celebration of life and the spirit that they’ve left behind in the world.

Keeping with that theme of celebration and remembrance, Bodega Taco Bar in Darien and Fairfield is bringing back their popular Dia de los Muertos party on November 1. In addition to muetro-fying Bodega up, you’ll also be able to check out food specials and drinks made Roca Patron tequila. (If you’ve never been to Bodega, they do tequila right, with an amazing menu. Maybe order a flight?) There will also be plenty of things to do like kids face painting and tattoo art during lunch or even learning how to create traditional sugar skull decorations used to honor the dead.

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1 year anniversary party at Bridge St. Wienery to include hot dog eating contest, music, and more

30 May

Has it been a year already?  A year of people stuffing Bridge St. Wienery hot dogs into their gullets, downing shakes, chomping away on fries, and noming on burgers.  Om nom nom nom.  If you’re not familiar with Bridge Street Wienery, definitely check out our review (“Get Thee to Bridge Street Wienery“) that made us break out into iambic pentameter.  And, after reading that and you’re not inspired, we’re sorry…there’s no hope for you. :P   So, if you’ve never been or if you’re a die-hard wiener-ite, you’ll want to visit them on Saturday, June 15.

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