Bridgeport African restaurant celebrates grand opening

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Betty's Kitchen African on Main Street in Bridgeport celebrated its grand opening Sunday by giving away food as part of a promotion to get people in the door.

The owner says her chefs use old-world techniques to create authentic African flavors you won't find anywhere else in Connecticut.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal appeared at the grand opening, pushing for the federal government to support small business owners.

Blumenthal said, “Betty's Kitchen African is an example of taking risks to help the community. It's about good food, good jobs, I'm hoping people will support it."

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