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Community Table Hosts Covered Bridge Dinner in West Cornwall Sept. 14

Community Table Hosts Covered Bridge Dinner

The historic and iconic West Cornwall covered bridge is the site for a special upcoming outdoor dinner, hosted by Washington's Community...

In The Name Of Amor, A Vegan Food Truck Is Born

Gabriella daSilva-Taylor has been a vegetarian since before birth, dating back to her vegetarian mother's pregnancy. Later, she discovered...

Tiki Thursdays at Trumbull Kitchen Through August

The remaining Thursdays in August are "Tiki Thursdays" at Hartford's Trumbull Kitchen.

Tangiers International Market Reopens In Hartford

Tangiers International Market Reopens In Hartford

Hartford's beloved falafel has a new home.

The Spread: A Party Vibe In SoNo

After a group of my friends reveled at a surprise party at The Spread, it was no surprise that so many of us returned to the restaurant...

Yuengling Beer To Arrive In Connecticut Sept. 22

MANCHESTER — Yuengling beer, which went on sale in Massachusetts in March and in Rhode Island in June will finally be widely available...

Liquor Cabinet: Westbrook Lobster, Wallingford

Liquor Cabinet: Westbrook Lobster

Westbrook Lobster may be the place to go in Wallingford for great seafood and a human-sized lobster statue, but the restaurant is also...

Perk On Main: Crepes To Go Crazy Over

A good crepe can be hard to find. Luckily, a foodie friend recommended Perk on Main in Durham and my search is over. The added benefit is...

'Eight Chefs' Dinner at Millwright's Raises $8,000 For No Kid Hungry

Anderson, Miller, Jones, Greenberg, Cavagnaro, Morton, Grant, Lizotte: These names, instantly recognizable to fans of the greater Hartford...

Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni  In Westport

Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni In Westport

It's not a Japanese restaurant. It's an American restaurant influenced by Japan. But no matter what you call it, it's all Taibe.

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns In August - For Dedicated Fans

In a particularly early instance of "seasonal creep," Starbucks has announced - in a roundabout way - that its cult-favorite Pumpkin Spice...

Saltwater Grille: Sticking With What Works

Litchfield Saltwater Grille, owned for many years by Brett Clugston and her husband, Albert, was sold eight months ago to a couple looking...

RJ Cafe &  Bistro: A Hidden Gem

RJ Cafe & Bistro: A Hidden Gem

A ride to the beach is even better when it includes a stop at the landmark R.J. Julia Booksellers store in Madison. And even better is...

Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'

Tyler Anderson can't divulge the outcome of his recent appearance on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay." But he will say he's "very happy"...

Real Art Ways Extends 'Taste' Series With Local Chefs

Real Art Ways has announced three more dates for its "Taste" series over the next few months.

Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Named 'Top 10 Family Restaurant'

Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Named 'Top 10 Family Restaurant'

Parents and children have been flocking to Randy's Wooster Street Pizza

Summer Wine Tasting at Fleming's

Fleming's, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, hosts a summer wine tasting Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The event features pinot noirs from around the...

Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers

Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed....

2014 Big E Fair Introduces Deep Fried S'Mores, Raw Bar and More

2014 Big E Fair Introduces Deep Fried S'Mores, Raw Bar and More

The Big E's newest batter-dipped creation requires no campfire, but it wouldn't hurt to have a wet wipe handy.

Sababa: Middle Eastern Magic For Lunch

At least once a month a coworker and I book a full day of photoshoots in New Haven, alternating our choices for lunch. During one such...

Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 14-19

Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 14-19

More than a dozen restaurants and vendors at Mohegan Sun

The Boathouse: Intimate And Cozy On The Saugatuck

Sitting on the second story porch at the Boathouse feels like being in a Ralph Lauren ad.

New Haven Pizza Truck: A Party On Wheels

New Haven Pizza Truck: A Party On Wheels

Part of the American dream is finding a line of work that satisfies you while providing financial security and the opportunities to live a...

Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford.

Stonepost Bakery And Cafe: A Bustling New Spot

Stonepost Bakery And Cafe: A Bustling New Spot

When you pull off Avon's busy Route 44 into the Stonepost Bakery and Cafe's parking lot, you're greeted by the patio of brightly colored...

Le Penguin: Where The Mascot (And Chef) Sing

Le Penguin: Where The Mascot (And Chef) Sing

Experienced restaurateurs know that a restaurant is theater. Le Penguin, the Greenwich bistro with a twist, sets us in Provence, with...

All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery

All Aboard For Dining And Scenery Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train

Some restaurants boast beautiful views of Long Island Sound. Other dining rooms overlook well-manicured gardens or bustling downtown...

Ecco Rooftop: Simple Ingredients, Creative Plates

Ecco Rooftop: Simple Ingredients, Creative Plates

What's an American gastropub? A place that serves bacon jam.

On20 Offers New Affordable Bistro Lunch Menu

On20 Offers New Affordable Bistro Lunch Menu

At On20, it doesn't matter if you order a simple burger and fries, or a full tasting menu with wine pairings, you're still treated to the...

Harry's Bishops Corner Introduces Seafood Pizza For 50 Clams

Harry's Bishops Corner Introduces Seafood Pizza For 50 Clams

To enjoy Harry's Bishops Corner's specialty seafood pizza, you'll need a Grant. As in,...



Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive

Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive

At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a...

All Fired Up: Traveling Roadside Barbecue

All Fired Up: Traveling Roadside Barbecue

At 28 feet long and weighing five tons, the black steel mobile barbecue pit stops traffic. Belching a bit of smoke, the rig and its...

Craft 260: Big On Its Beer, Portions

Craft 260: Big On Its Beer, Portions

Craft 260 beer bar and bistro serves contemporary American comfort food and international craft brews. It opened last February in a...

Saigon Kitchen: Standout Chinese From The Pros

Saigon Kitchen: Standout Chinese From The Pros

Why on earth would a Chinese restaurant be named after a city in Vietnam? Upon asking, the short story is that it's a long story. The not-...

Kabobs Come To Elmwood

Kabobs Come To Elmwood

West Hartford's Elmwood neigborhood has another fresh new restaurant face with the addition of Elmwood Kabob & Bar on New Britain...

Pontos Taverna: Humble, Family-Style Greek

Pontos Taverna: Humble, Family-Style Greek

There must be something in our souls that loves a humble little place, a place you don't have to get dressed up for. Pontos, a Greek...

Liquor Cabinet: Rizzuto's, West Hartford

Liquor Cabinet: Rizzuto's

Rizzuto's just launched their mid-summer happy hour in West Hartford that features a list of summer cocktails paired with special small...

Angelico's Lake House: Nightly Specials All Summer

Angelico's Lake House: Nightly Specials All Summer

A stones throw from our home in East Hampton is restaurant that offers a diverse menu of dishes that you can enjoy while checking out the...



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