Food & Drink


Kloter's Ice Cream Barn: Sweet Success After Tragedy

Employees could only stand by and watch, stunned, as a massive fire tore through the main store of Ellington's Kloter Farms on the morning of June 29, 2011. Although no one was injured, the family-owned business, known for its furniture, sheds, gazebos and other outdoor structures, suffered millions...

Bull & Swine

Bull & Swine is set apart from the pack with its sit-down service and what co-owner Albert Greenwood calls "kick-ass cocktails." Read story here.More

  • Outdoor Dining In Connecticut

    Outdoor Dining In Connecticut

    Warm temps fuel our need to dine under sunny skies. Here's where you'll find some of the Nutmeg state's patios. 

  • Pictures: Shanks In Clinton


    Shanks in Clinton is a refurbished lobster boat with a fully functional commercial kitchen and outdoor seating nearby. Read story here.

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  • J. Timothy's Closing Temporarily For Renovation

    J. Timothy's Closing Temporarily For Renovation

    Dirt wing and craft beer fanatics need to get their fix at J. Timothy's before Aug. 27, as the Plainville tavern plans a temporary closing for major kitchen updates and expansion.  The project, involving installation of a custom-designed walk-in cooler and renovation of the kitchen cooking line,...

      • Hog River Brewing Opening In Hartford

        Hog River Brewing Opening In Hartford

        In 2008, Connecticut native Benjamin Braddock was an insurance professional, feeling wholly unsatisfied with his career. He found himself looking for the perfect job, he said, hoping to follow in the footsteps of entrepreneurs in his family. Home brewing was something that really stoked his passion,...

      • Market Place Kitchen: Farm-To-Table On A Pretty Patio

        Market Place Kitchen: Farm-To-Table On A Pretty Patio

        In an enormous wooden barn building where state Route 64 meets U.S. Route 6 in Woodbury lies Market Place Kitchen and Bar, a restaurant specializing in American farm-to-table cuisine that opened up just under two years ago after huge success at its first location in Danbury. Late to the game, despite...

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          • Pictures: Ford's Lobster In Noank

            Ford's Lobster

            Ford's Lobster in Noank offers upscale entrees and waterfront views.

          • Pictures: The Place

            The Place

            Guilford’s seasonal outdoor clambake, where lobsters, clams and corn are licked by flames fired by hardwood on a massive grill, traces its roots back to its original beginnings as Whitey’s in the 1940s. Read store here.