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A Pizza Calendar: 31 Pies For National Pizza Month

A Pizza Calendar: 31 Pies For National Pizza Month

We've gathered one beautiful Connecticut pizza for you to look at for every day of National Pizza Month.

Annual Connecticut Restaurant And Beer Week Features Special Menus, Beers

The annual Connecticut Restaurant Week, hosted by the...

Schooners, Chowder And Family Fun At Maritime Heritage Festival

Who has the top chowder in New London? On Sept. 13, 20 city restaurants vie for the title of "fan favorite" as they offer up their best...

Gastro Bar: A Daring, Must-Share Menu

Gastro Bar: A Daring, Must-Share Menu

The fried oysters got me from the start. Served in an oyster shell, the crisp oyster shared a bed of creamy guacamole with a bit of...

Fragrant Food, Family Fun At Bethlehem Garlic Festival

On Oct. 11 and 12, the Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival marks its 10th year, bringing dozens of vendors to...

Art of Wine and Food At NBMAA

The Art of Wine and Food returns Sept. 16 for its 11th year at the New Britain Museum of American Art, featuring some of the region's best...

Saybrook Inn Celebrates 25 Years With New 'Taste' Menu

Saybrook Inn Celebrates 25 Years With New 'Taste' Menu

All Mary Tagliatela wanted was a small beach house on the water. "And this is what I got," she says, standing on the patio of the Saybrook...

Mill At 2T Celebrates 5 Years With Makeover

When well-known restaurateurs and married couple Ryan and Kelleanne Jones opened their Mill at 2T in bucolic Tariffville five years ago,...

'History Makers' Spanish Wine Tasting at Barcelona West Hartford

Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Ave.,...

WeHa Whiskey Festival Returns To West Hartford Oct. 18

WeHa Whiskey Festival Returns To West Hartford

The WeHa Whiskey Fest returns for a second year Oct. 18 at the Town Hall Auditorium in West Hartford.

Reiki: Asian Cuisine From Chinese To Malaysian

Something-for-everyone menus are dizzying. Reiki Sushi & Asian Bistro's huge menu encompasses Japanese, Chinese and Thai, and Reiki is the...

Pane E Bene Puts The Accent On Italian Hospitality

Angelo Capponi says there's always an accent at Pane e Bene.

Intriguing Small Plates At Cafemantic

Intriguing Small Plates At Cafemantic

When it's your job to describe good food with appropriate adjectives, it's kind of problematic when a dish's quality knocks you speechless....

Jojoto: The Soul Of Venezuela On A Plate

In Mexico, it's "elote." In Peru, it's "choclo." But in Venezuela, corn on the cob definitively translates to "jojoto," and first-time...

Capital Grille Offers $25 Wagyu Burger And Wine Deal

Burgers and beer are natural playmates, but brew takes a backseat at ...

Stylish Comfort, Familiar Fare At Three Figs

Stylish Comfort, Familiar Fare At Three Figs

For decades, the centrally located restaurant on Suffield's Mountain Road was known as the Suffield Inn. Then it became the Suffield Tavern....

Ciscos: Mexican Eatery Meets American Diner

Mexican food and breakfast food: Cisco's in Newington doesn't exactly merge the two, but by serving breakfast all day and Mexican food after...

Enfield Brewery Owner, 24, Gets Ready For Customers

Mike McManus, 24, is poised to become one of Connecticut's youngest brewery owners when he opens Powder Hollow Brewery in Hazardville.

Java And Vegan Nirvana At Fuel Coffee Shop

Java And Vegan Nirvana At Fuel Coffee Shop

Walking into the Fuel Coffee Shop in New Haven on a Wednesday afternoon, I immediately saw three glowing MacBooks, each with large white...

Free Coffee On National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day is Monday, Sept. 29 and there’ll be plenty of free java to celebrate the occasion. McDonald's will be serving up...

Beer Festivals, Oktoberfests And Fall Brew Gatherings In Connecticut

Beer Festivals, Oktoberfests And Fall Brew Gatherings

Fall's chill signals the return of stouts, porters, Oktoberfest lagers and – whether you love or hate them – pumpkin-flavored...

LobsterCraft Kitchen: All Things Lobster In One Small Spot

Move over, lobster roll. LobsterCraft's lobster taco is on your tail. This bright storefront specializing in a fresh approach to hot...

New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

Liquor at your door, in the time it takes to order a pizza? That's what a new Hartford-area delivery service is promising. Ultra, which...

Yes, Dottie's Doughnuts Are To Die For, But So Is Her Diner Fare

Yes, Dottie's Doughnuts Are To Die For, But So Is Her Diner Fare

I went for the doughnuts, but like so many dining adventures, I have become hooked on the rest of the menu.

Colorful Nuevo Latino Fare At New Haven's Mambo

Colorful Nuevo Latino Fare At New Haven's Mambo

If it's true that we "eat with our eyes," then Mambo Cocina Latina is a true visual feast. The Nuevo Latino eatery on New Haven's State...

The Eatery: From Take-Out Joint To Cozy Eat-In Deli

The Eatery: From Take-Out Joint To Cozy Eat-In Deli

The catchy, slow-grooving rock playing over the speakers, the giant chalkboard menu and the decor not unlike something you'd see on...

Nixs Hartford Joins Front Street Restaurant Boom

Nixs Hartford Joins Front Street Restaurant Boom

Hartford's newest restaurant invites its guests to "Play Nice."

Washington Prime: Seafood And Kansas Steak In SoNo

Washington Prime: Seafood And Kansas Steak In SoNo

Prime has two meanings at Washington Prime: location, which is the corner of Washington and Water streets in SoNo's new commercial-...

The Hidden Still: A Pub Menu With A Southern Flair

The Hidden Still: A Pub Menu With A Southern Flair

If you're the kind of person who thinks a five-cheese macaroni and cheese dish is for amateurs, The Hidden Still's grilled version is...

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...



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.

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

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...

The Spread: A Party Vibe In SoNo

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...

Perk On Main: Crepes To Go Crazy Over

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...

Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'

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"...

Sababa: Middle Eastern Magic For Lunch

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...

'Forget Me Not' NoRA Cupcakes Benefit Alzheimer's Association

'Forget Me Not' NoRA Cupcakes Benefit Alzheimer's Association

"Forget Me Not" cupcakes are available at NoRA Cupcake Company through Sept. 28, with proceeds from sales benefiting the...

The Boathouse: Intimate And Cozy On The Saugatuck

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.



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Leeanne Griffin is a freelance writer with a passion for anything edible. A Connecticut transplant by way of Worcester, Mass., she loves everything the Nutmeg State has to offer...read more

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