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BISTRO BUDDY 1.9.1 Website and Apple Store Launch! Plus, a Message on the Ongoing Progress Towards 2.0

BISTRO BUDDY 1.9.1 Website and Apple Store Launch! Plus, a Message on the Ongoing Progress Towards 2.0

Reflection on our first season the Journey

As we stand on the precipice of version 2.0, we want to take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey we've embarked upon together. Today, we're not unveiling the long-anticipated 2.0; instead, we find ourselves at the doorstep of version 1.9.1. While we may not have reached the summit just yet, the path we've traveled has been nothing short of remarkable, and we're honored to share this moment with you.

Commitment to the Community

Our journey has been marked by countless hours of dedication, tireless efforts, and an unyielding commitment to delivering the best possible experience to our cherished food and drink community. Each one of you has made this adventure extraordinary, and we want you to know just how touched we are to have connected with so many of you on both a personal and professional level.

Preparing for the Future

In this prelude to version 2.0, we've taken significant steps to lay the groundwork for a brighter future. We've updated our server hardware, revamped our operating systems, and given our platform a fresh new look and feel. But perhaps the most exciting news of all – the cherry on top – is the long-awaited launch on the Apple Store!

Key Implementations in BISTRO BUDDY Version 1.9.1:

  • Updated server hardware
  • Revamped operating systems
  • Refreshed platform look and feel
  • Updated web frameworks
  • Launched on the Apple Store
  • Many Bug Fixes

Heartfelt Thanks

We want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the individuals who have stood by us, shared their stories, and helped us navigate the challenges of recording and releasing videos while juggling our own app launches and programming tasks. Becky and I, Jason, have been the driving force behind this project, and your support has been our guiding light.

Exciting Developments Ahead

As we move forward, please know that we have an array of exciting developments in the pipeline – new assets, expanded team efforts, partnerships, sponsors, and a multitude of event invitations already in our inbox. Stay tuned, for more announcements are on the horizon!

Temporary Changes and Known Bugs

However, with progress comes change and yes also a few new bugs for us to fix (please see list). In preparation for the upcoming series of new features, we've had to make the difficult decision to temporarily remove certain aspects of our platform. Rest assured, we will revisit these features and reintroduce them in due time.

Gratitude to the Community

This journey has been a tapestry of emotions, hard work, and your unwavering support. We are grateful for every moment, every challenge, and every opportunity to be part of this incredible community. Together, we will continue to evolve, grow, and savor the delicious digital experiences that BISTRO BUDDY has to offer.

Message from Becky and Jason

With heartfelt gratitude,

We would like to take this moment to express our sincere appreciation for your unwavering support and dedication. It has been an incredible journey for us as well, one that has been filled with moments of joy, hard work, and a strong sense of community.

As we've ventured through this adventure, we've had the privilege of attending various events, connecting with countless small businesses, foodies, and beer connoisseurs. These experiences have not only enriched our lives but have also given us valuable insights into the vibrant world of culinary and beverage excellence.

Meeting passionate individuals, discovering hidden gems, and sharing stories with like-minded enthusiasts have been some of the highlights of our journey. Your enthusiasm and passion have inspired us to strive for excellence in every aspect of BISTRO BUDDY.

We look forward to many more moments of shared experiences, culinary delights, and the joy of bringing our food and drink community closer together. Together, we will continue to explore, innovate, and create memorable digital experiences that celebrate the essence of BISTRO BUDDY.

Thank you once again for being an integral part of this extraordinary journey.

Known Bugs: Last Updated 11/24/2023

  • Removal of Emojis: We made the tough decision to remove emojis from our platform due to their significant impact on database performance.
  • Social Logins: In preparation for the integration of our Android and iPhone apps, we have temporarily removed social logins.
  • Missing Images on News: Some of you may have noticed missing images on our news posts. We are actively working to resolve this issue.
  • Login Issues: If you encounter login problems and have previously created an account, please submit a support ticket at Support Ticket. Our team will address each account issue individually, and the resolution is quick and easy. Your satisfaction is our priority.

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CT Beer Fest 2023: A Journey Through Hops and Happiness

Welcome to the visual diary of the Connecticut Beer Festival 2023, an event that brought together a vibrant tapestry of flavors, fun, and festivity, all under the banner of the Connecticut Brewers Guild. This album is more than just a collection of photographs; it's a story of community, craftsmanship, and celebration, encapsulating a day where the earthy aroma of hops mingled with the melodies of live music and the spirit of Earth Day.

Celebrating Earth Day with Every Sip

As you flip through these pages, you'll notice that this year's festival was not just about savoring the finest brews but also about honoring our planet. Held on Earth Day, the event intertwined environmental consciousness with the joy of beer tasting, reminding us of the delicate balance between indulging in our passions and preserving our world.

65 Breweries, Infinite Flavors Each photograph is a tribute to the 65 breweries that participated, showcasing their unique stories, brewing artistry, and the people behind the pint. From classic lagers to experimental ales, the range of flavors and styles was as diverse as the brewers themselves. These images capture the essence of their craft – the meticulous selection of ingredients, the precise brewing processes, and the shared joy of creating something extraordinary.

Rhythms and Brews: The Soundtrack of the Festival As you delve deeper into this album, you'll feel the pulse of live music that graced the event. Bands and artists, local and beyond, provided the perfect soundtrack to the festival, creating an atmosphere that was both electrifying and intimate. Each photo echoes the chords and melodies that filled the air, adding an auditory dimension to this visual journey.

? A Community United by Beer ?

Beyond the beers and the bands, these images capture the heart of the festival – the people. From enthusiasts and connoisseurs to curious first-timers, the festival was a melting pot of individuals united by their love for good beer. Smiling faces, clinking glasses, and animated conversations fill these pages, a testament to the community spirit that the Connecticut Brewers Guild fosters.

Memories Preserved ?

As you reach the end of this album, we hope that the memories of CT Beer Fest 2023 linger on. Whether you were a participant, a brewer, or just an admirer of the craft beer community, these photographs are a gateway back to those moments of joy, discovery, and unity. Until the next pour at CT Beer Fest 2024, let's raise a glass to the memories made and the friendships forged.

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Step into the vibrant world of the Winter Fest Food Truck Festival 2023, captured in this extensive photo album that brings the spirit of Ledyard, Connecticut, to life. Each image in this collection tells a story of community, culinary exploration, and festive joy, encapsulating a memorable weekend on November 18th and 19th at the scenic Ledyard Green.

From the first click, you're transported to a winter wonderland where the air buzzes with excitement and the aroma of diverse cuisines. The festival, a haven for food enthusiasts, features a spectacular array of food trucks like Kit NA Brewing Co., EL BORI, and CHOMPERS, each offering a taste of their unique culinary delights. Not just a feast for the taste buds, the festival also presents a visual banquet with the colorful trucks set against the picturesque backdrop of Ledyard's natural beauty.

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Winter Fest Food Truck Festival: A Culinary Winter Wonderland
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A Whimsical Winter Feast Awaits!
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Mingle with Santa & The Grinch!
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Glow Hartford 2023: A Magical Holiday Experience

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