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Unforgettable Soul Food At Lily's In Windsor

So when is a restaurant not just a restaurant? When the folk are as welcoming and the various foods as generously portioned and deliciously home-cooked as they are at Lilly's Soul Food in Windsor. Lilly's is owned by Andre Lilly, 51, and his wife, Kimberly, 52. Andre's father was from Trelawny,...

  • Back East Brewing In Bloomfield

    Back East Brewing In Bloomfield

    This Connecticut brewery makes some of the best IPAs in the country! Back East Brewing in Bloomfield entered the beer scene five years ago and is already making a name for itself in the beer industry. More here.

  • Preston Ridge Vineyard

    Preston Ridge Vineyard

    Preston Ridge Vineyard's tasting room offers 10 wines and a view of miles of Connecticut landscape. More here.

  • Artisan Restaurant Opening At Delamar Hotel

    Artisan Restaurant Opening At Delamar Hotel

    The newest addition to West Hartford’s flourishing restaurant scene may be attached to its new boutique hotel, but the eatery’s partners are positioning it to be as attractive to locals as to travelers. More here.

  • A Before And After Look Of The New Max Downtown

    A Before And After Look Of The New Max Downtown

    Max Downtown got full-scale makeover this summer, a revamp of virtually every surface.  Owners wanted to move away from its formal white-tablecloth reputation to appeal to a wider range of diners, especially a younger audience. More here.

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  • Little Cake Cafe: Simple Breakfast 'How You Like It, All Day Long'

    Little Cake Cafe: Simple Breakfast 'How You Like It, All Day Long'

    Monday could be a bleak day in Newington, because it's the one day you can't get a nice bite of breakfast at Little Cake Café in Market Square. Otherwise, as its menu tells you, "it's "breakfast — always and all ways." And just in case you didn't get that, it's "breakfast — when you like it, how...

      • 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...

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