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Alan Richman from GQ names Le Penguin in Greenwich one of the Best 25 New Restaurants of 2014

21 Mar

(Pictures from http://lepenguinbistro.com)

Alan Richman, writer for GQ and 14 time James Beard winner for journalism, is no stranger to Connecticut and what our restaurants have to offer.  Last year he named the Green-Goddess Deviled Eggs at the Whelk as one of the “The 50 Best Things to Eat and Drink Right Now and put it on his 10 Trophy Dishes of 2013.  And, this March, he has released a new list that features another Connecticut restaurant:  “The Perfect Night Out: GQ’s 25 Best New Restaurants in America, 2014.”

The list (scroll down) takes you through a to-eat list of places throughout the country and there, right at #17, is Le Penguin in Greenwich.  While this restaurant might be new, the location isn’t new at all…it’s where the famed Jean Louis used to be.  And, if Richman’s praise is any indication, Le Penguin should be around for quite a while.  Here’s some of what he said about this new hot spot:

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