Cheap Eats


#EatClean: Smoothies On The Go From Fresh Monkee

There are few tasks more daunting than trying to eat healthfully (especially for the CTNOW food team, constantly sampling the best calories in Connecticut all in the name of journalism). So when we heard about Fresh Monkee's smoothies on the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield (there's one in Glastonbury,...

  • Bull & Swine

    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.

  • A Peek Inside M/BAR

    A Peek Inside M/BAR

    M/BAR was a former gas station repurposed into a charming little restaurant with small plates and craft cocktails. Read story here.

  • 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.

  • Pictures: Ford's Lobster In Noank

    Ford's Lobster

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

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    Chicken Is King On Yardbird Food Truck

    The "better burger" craze is still going strong in Connecticut, but Eric Stagl thinks it's time for chicken to have its turn in the spotlight. "Everybody loves chicken," he says. "You can do so many different things with it. … And why not? Who doesn't love the yardbird?" Stagl, a longtime Connecticut...