Have you ever noticed how many Italian restaurants and pizza places exist as you drive along Danbury Road (Route 202) from New Milford, traveling south through Brookfield on Federal Road?

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I understand your priorities most likely don't include counting restaurants for a nine-mile stretch of highway. Hence, it's my job to make you aware that if your favorite cuisine is Italian food or pizza, the towns of New Milford and Brookfield have you covered.

Of course, there are many other excellent Italian eateries and pizzerias throughout the greater Danbury area, but 13 of those are on a single stretch of highway, which to me is ponderous. Take a nine-mile ride with me as we begin our journey at the Brickhouse in New Milford and head south to Brookfield on the Italian highway of deliciousness.

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