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We Tried UConn's Bacon Jalapeño Mac & Cheese. Was It Worth It?

Before this week, the University of Connecticut's most recognizable campus food may have been its Dairy Bar ice cream. But now it may be the macaroni and cheese served in the Student Union. In a nine-minute video that surfaced Monday and quickly went viral Tuesday, UConn student Luke Gatti is shown...

The Pickle Stand

 At the Pickle Stand Delicatessen and Tavern in Middletown, you can take your pick from a menu of 43 sandwiches (and, like, six salads). We’re talking reubens, rachels, wraps, grilled cheeses and basically any classic deli sandwich that pops into your noggin. Read story here.More

  • Carlo's Bake Shop At Mohegan

    Carlo's Bake Shop At Mohegan

     Celebrity baker Buddy Valastro of the "Cake Boss" has opened a Carlo¿s Bakery location at Mohegan Sun, the first in New England, selling the Italian sweets and pastries made famous by the Hoboken original. An added bonus: Carlo's  first Sweet Room. Casino guests have quickly lined up for cookies,...

  • CT's Hidden-Gem Pizza Joints

    CT's Hidden-Gem Pizza Joints

    Everyone knows the famous pizza joints: Sally's, Modern, Pepe's, Lena's. But in honor of National Pizza Month (October) we decided to reach out to our readers through social media for their favorite hidden gems. We tested these 10 pizzerias, chosen for frequency of suggestion and a geographic representation,...

More Restaurant News

  • McDonald's Offering All-Day Breakfast

    McDonald's Offering All-Day Breakfast

    Starting Tuesday, you can order that Egg McMuffin after 10:30 a.m. Really. Breakfast for lunch, or even dinner, is possible at McDonald's as of Oct. 6, as the worldwide chain introduces its all-day menu of egg sandwiches, hotcakes and other morning favorites. After the former cutoff time, those...

      • Simsbury Farmers Grow Asian, Caribbean Produce

        Simsbury Farmers Grow Asian, Caribbean Produce

        SIMSBURY — Most of what Jim Dombrowski grows, people can't find in the supermarket. The Enfield resident touts oddly colored gourds, circular, green-speckled eggplants and bumpy, oblong melons — native to Asia, Africa and the Caribbean but grown in Hartford and Simsbury soil. Dombrowski, who farms...

      • Connecticut Restaurant Week Returns This Month

        Connecticut Restaurant Week Returns This Month

        Connecticut Restaurant Week, sponsored by the Connecticut Restaurant Association, runs Oct. 12 to 18 with special menus and deals at eateries throughout the state. Participating CRA member restaurants will offer promotions for $20.15 or $30.15, including prix-fixe meals, two-for-one options or...

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          • Pitaziki In New Haven

            Pitaziki In New Haven

            Pitaziki, on Temple Street in New Haven, has a fast-casual, assembly-line setup that might remind you of some chain restaurants you already frequent for lunch, but this New Haven spot serves Mediterranean favorites in fully customizable plates and sandwiches. Read story here.

          • 21 Oak Street

            21 Oak Street

            21 Oak in Manchester is a vegan/vegetarian restaurant that opened on July 4.


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