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Outer Light Brewing Hosts Grand Opening In Groton

Outer Light Brewing Hosts Grand Opening In Groton

Groton's Outer Light Brewing Company, which opened softly in early April, hosts a grand opening of its brewery and tap room May 30.

Featured Restaurant: Copper House Tavern

When Brandon Kerr found out the historic Somers Inn was up for sale, he kept an eye on the newspapers to follow the sale's progress. The...

50 Cent To Make Liquor Store Appearance In Hamden

50 Cent — who famously owns a 21-bedroom mansion in Farmington — will be back in Connecticut Thursday, May 14, this time to...

Meriano's Cannoli Truck: A Family's Sweet Mission

Meriano's Cannoli Truck: A Family's Sweet Mission

Andrea Meriano knew precisely how she wanted her Cannoli Food Truck to look, even borrowing her niece's crayons to sketch the exact design...

Tavern At The Armory: A Charming Spot With Savory Choices

Perhaps the Tavern at the Armory on Main Street in the restaurant mecca of Middletown isn't the first place you would think of to grab a...

Szabo's Seafood: The Little Red Truck That Could

Dan Szabo wasn't looking for a food truck, but one came to him anyway. A friend who was moving to Florida wanted to unload the vehicle,...

Memorial Day Dining Specials In Connecticut

Memorial Day Dining Specials In Connecticut

Staying around town for Memorial Day? These restaurants offer specials for the long weekend:

Food Truck Rally At Mystic Aquarium

Food trucks converge on Mystic Aquarium this weekend.

Connecticut's Food Trucks: What's Behind The Wheels

They're parked at office buildings, farmers' markets, festivals, vending everything from cupcakes to barbecue to lobster rolls. Food-truck...

Local Kitchen And Beer Bar: A Contemporary, Comfortable Spot

Local Kitchen And Beer Bar: A Contemporary, Comfortable Spot

Local Kitchen and Beer Bar is drawing locals. A super-relaxed atmosphere is tucked into the Sportsplex behind downtown Fairfield's Post...

The Meat Truck: A Carnivore's Dream

The mound of thinly shaved steak sizzled invitingly as it hit the flattop grill. Jose Perez added sweet peppers, caramelized onions and four...

Shiki Hana: A Fav Among Sushi Lovers

If Shiki Hana were a movie, it would be a "sleeper" — its humble appearance and strip mall location in the Grasmere section of...

Jamaican Me Crazy: Authenticity Insanely Fast

Jamaican Me Crazy: Authenticity Insanely Fast

Nestled between some quiet shops on Willimantic's busy Main Street is Jamaican Me Crazy, a gem that is just as insane about pumping out...

Inaugural Happy Hour At Bear's Smokehouse In Hartford

If you've yearned for draft beer with your ribs and pulled pork at Bear's Smokehouse in Hartford, your wish is about to...

Laetus Lounge: A Lucky Downtown Find

I've passed Laetus dozens of times while driving downtown. It looks nice enough, with the outward vibe of a club or exquisite cocktail...

An Eclectic Global Tour At Café Routier

An Eclectic Global Tour At Café Routier

About a dozen years ago, two friends got together and talked about opening their own restaurant. Except Brian Parri's interests were more...

Harlan Publick: A Buzzing Gastro Pub In SoNo

There's a scene going on at Harlan Publick, and the vibe is lively and contemporary. This gastro pub in SoNo is ensconced in a courtyard...

Marcell Davidsen Named Executive Chef Of Community Table

The new executive chef at Community Table needs no introduction to...

Jonathan Pasco's Closes In East Windsor

Jonathan Pasco's Closes In East Windsor

Jonathan Pasco's, a historic restaurant, banquet facility and meeting place in East Windsor, has closed after serving northern Connecticut&...

Millwright's At The Farm Dinner Schedule Announced

Millwright's has announced a series of collaborative farm dinners at...

Whey Station: Elevating The Humble Grilled Cheese

Whey Station: Elevating The Humble Grilled Cheese

It's no surprise to learn that Jillian and Josh Moskites, the married owners of Whey Station, have extensive culinary backgrounds and...

Back East Brewery Offering $3 Tours

Into craft beers? Back East Brewing, 1296A Blue Hills Ave., in Bloomfield, has special $3 brewery tours on Saturdays at noon, 1, 2, and 3.

Author Explores The State Of Beer In Connecticut

Author Explores The State Of Beer In Connecticut

Will Siss has had an enviable mission this past year, as he's traversed the state sampling stouts, IPAs and porters, and meeting the...

Chef Joel Viehland To Leave Community Table

Chef Joel Viehland To Leave Community Table

Joel Viehland, the James Beard Award-nominated executive chef of Community Table, has announced he'll leave his position at the ...

The New Happy Hour At Firebox

The New Happy Hour At Firebox

A good happy hour is an exciting thing. So when we got word that Firebox, which is within stumbling distance from our office, had updated...

Explore New Haven With A Culinary Walking Tour

Explore New Haven With A Culinary Walking Tour

"Worth Tasting," a series of downtown culinary...

Kolam: Invigorating Indian Fare

Kolam: Invigorating Indian Fare

Kolam are the detailed patterns drawn on the ground outside houses in India. At Kolam in Newtown, the word also refers to the delicacy of...

Chick-Lets Organic Grille: Lunch With No Worries

Chick-Lets Organic Grille: Lunch With No Worries

At Chick-Lets Organic Grille in downtown New Haven you can grab a quick bite and feel good about it because most of Chick-Lets'...

Umi Sushi & Tapas Hosts Fundraiser For Nepal Earthquake Relief

Umi Sushi & Tapas Hosts Fundraiser For Nepal Earthquake Relief

In 2011, Umi Sushi & Tapas in Blue Back Square raised funds to help those...



Where To Watch The Kentucky Derby, Mint Julep In Hand

Where To Watch The Kentucky Derby, Mint Julep In Hand

These local spots are hosting Kentucky Derby parties with mint juleps, Hot Browns, ornate hats and all the action surrounding the "fastest...

Mother's Day Dining: Where To Take Mom

Mother's Day Dining: Where To Take Mom

One day a year is hardly enough to honor Mom for all she does, but it's a good excuse to spoil her and make her feel special. These...

Brew And Blues At Thread City Hop Fest

Brew And Blues At Thread City Hop Fest

The Thread City Hop Fest in Willimantic's Jillson Square on Sunday, May 3, features craft beer tastings from more than 30 New England...

Dine On A Farm This Summer In Connecticut

Dine On A Farm This Summer In Connecticut

Dine outdoors in tranquil pastoral settings across the state this season. Local organizations have announced 2015 schedules for...

Barcelona Wine Bar Introduces New Sunday Brunch

Barcelona Wine Bar Introduces New Sunday Brunch

Tapas and sangria for brunch? Barcelona Wine Bar in West Hartford can...

Designer Burgers, Craft Beer Star At Prime 16

Designer Burgers, Craft Beer Star At Prime 16

New Haven's contemporary dining scene has never lacked burgers. How could it? The city is home to the very restaurant credited with...

Bogey's Is Back, But In A New Neighborhood

Bogey's Is Back, But In A New Neighborhood

Bogey's is back — the golf-themed Westport haunt, closed by Hurricane Irene floods in 2011 — has reopened in Norwalk. For 17...

Lunch With Gusto At West Hartford's  Zest 280

Lunch With Gusto At West Hartford's Zest 280

If Zest 280's globally inspired, creative lunch menu and idiosyncratic pricing look familiar, chances are you've dined at its owners'...



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