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Disco Chick Takes Wings, Fries Up A Notch

Mike Boney and John Schauster know a thing or two about niche foods by now. A little over a year ago, the business partners opened Hop Knot on Middletown's Main Street, marrying freshly baked pretzels and craft beer in a carb lover's dream pairing. Six months later, they announced their next concept,...

Milkcraft In West Hartford Center

Ice cream that's churned-to-order and flash frozen with liquid nitrogen turns dessert into an Instagrammable show at Milkcraft in West Hartford. More here.More

  • Counter Weight Brewing In Hamden

    Counter Weight Brewing In Hamden

    Counter Weight Brewery in Hamden has been open since March and already making a name for itself with its selection of IPAs and a bright pink gose. More here.

  • What To Eat At Dunkin' Donuts Park

    What To Eat At Dunkin' Donuts Park

    If you're going to Yard Goats games, arrive at Dunkin' Donuts Park hungry! Expect to see wacky extreme foods like a BLTDD (a BLT sandwiched between two glazed doughnuts), Dunkin' and Chicken skewers, super nachos and more. Read story here.

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  • 75 Center: A Gastropub With Games, Craft Beers, Creative Cuisine

    75 Center: A Gastropub With Games, Craft Beers, Creative Cuisine

    When owners Johnny Migliore and Derrick Lee took over the former Machiavelli's space in downtown Southington, they wanted to create a bigger and better version of their popular 66 Church gastropub in Naugatuck. They appear to have succeeded. 75 Center has caught the attention of a younger demographic...

      • Donut Crazy To Open In West Hartford

        Donut Crazy To Open In West Hartford

        Next-level doughnuts are on their way north, as Donut Crazy plans to open a West Hartford store this summer. The gourmet doughnut shop, which got its start in Fairfield County, will debut its sixth store this summer at 993A Farmington Ave., owner Jason Wojnarowski confirmed Tuesday. Donut Crazy...

      • Newington's GoldBurgers To Open Breakfast, Lunch Diner Next Door

        Newington's GoldBurgers To Open Breakfast, Lunch Diner Next Door

        The team behind Newington's favorite offbeat burger joint is looking to branch out and conquer the morning meal. Later this summer, GoldBurgers owner Matt Crowley plans to open 5 And Dime, a breakfast and lunch eatery, next door to his popular fast-casual restaurant known for its creative burgers...

          • Woody's Celebrates 40 Years With Throwback Hot-Dog Prices

            Woody's Celebrates 40 Years With Throwback Hot-Dog Prices

            For one day in March, it's going to be 1977 again at Woody's. To mark the first day of spring on March 20, the owners of the landmark Hartford hot dog eatery will also celebrate 40 years in business with a throwback special. They'll be selling footlong, all-beef hot dogs with traditional toppings...

          • Mercado Food Truck Owners To Open Wethersfield Chicken Restaurant

            Mercado Food Truck Owners To Open Wethersfield Chicken Restaurant

            In its two years on the road, Mercado Food Truck has hooked fans throughout Hartford County and beyond with its boldly flavored Spanish-influenced tapas: duck fat potatoes with local farm eggs and bacon chimichurri, queso frito with truffle honey and fennel pollen, pork empanadas with sweet chili...

          • Rockin Chicken: Peruvian Specialties From Back Home

            Rockin Chicken: Peruvian Specialties From Back Home

            When he bought the building on Franklin Avenue in Hartford, Miguel Colan knew what he wanted the space to become — a casual restaurant serving the foods of his native Peru, including whole marinated chickens slowly spit-roasted to perfection. But there was one big deal breaker — the oven had to...

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