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Pacifico Nueva-Latino: Tapas And Prix Fixe Lunch

Pacifico Nueva-Latino: Tapas And Prix Fixe Lunch

Pacifico has been a presence in downtown New Haven for a good number of years, serving up modern Nuevo-Latino cuisine since before it was...

A Checklist Of Connecticut's Unique Summer Dining Spots

A Checklist Of Connecticut's Unique Summer Dining Spots

With its miles of shoreline, picturesque farms and beautiful natural setting, Connecticut is a great...

Rive Bistro: A French Kitchen On The Waterfront

Rive Bistro: A French Kitchen On The Waterfront

Water, water everywhere and not a place to dine. Consider it the Whine of the Ancient...

CT Hops For Hope Beer Festival To Raise A Glass For Charity

CT Hops For Hope Beer Festival To Raise A Glass For Charity

Two summers ago, a group of Connecticut friends — who had united over a shared love of craft...

Lunch Box 23: Diminutive Diversity On A Bun

Lunch Box 23: Diminutive Diversity On A Bun

The sandwiches at Lunch Box 23 are deceptively diminutive, but you'd be surprised how much flavor...

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Half-Price Burgers At Hook & Ladder's Tuesday Happy Hour

Half-Price Burgers At Hook & Ladder's Tuesday Happy Hour

On the outskirts of downtown Hartford, just down Main Street, you'll find Hook & Ladder — a firehouse-themed restaurant and bar...

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Branford's Stony Creek Brewery Reinvents Itself As Destination Venue

Branford's Stony Creek Brewery Reinvents Itself As Destination Venue

Three years ago, all the state knew of Branford's Stony Creek Brewery was its area-code-branded beers, which were contract-brewed at the...

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Ricky D's Rib Shack: 'Kansa-Lina' Good Barbecue

Ricky D's Rib Shack: 'Kansa-Lina' Good Barbecue

Ricky Evans was born in Cleveland, spent nine years in Memphis, earned his college degree in Virginia and worked in New York before coming...

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F.I.S.H.: Specializing In Succulent And Savory In Stamford

F.I.S.H.: Specializing In Succulent And Savory In Stamford

What's the difference between Mediterranean sea bass and branzino? I thought they were the same, so when I looked at the menu at F.I.S.H., I...

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Stellar Samosas And Service At MMumbai Spice

Stellar Samosas And Service At MMumbai Spice

A recent lunch outing led myself and two co-workers to MMumbai Spice, an Indian restaurant tucked in a strip mall on Cromwell Avenue in...

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Litchfield's At The Corner Cultivates Its Craft-Beer, Pub-Fare Reputation

Litchfield's At The Corner Cultivates Its Craft-Beer, Pub-Fare Reputation

In At the Corner's early days in Litchfield – that is to say, late 2006 into early 2007 – its fledgling beer list consisted of...

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Tuscany Ristorante Moves Its Charm To Fairfield

Tuscany Ristorante Moves Its Charm To Fairfield

After luring customers to Bridgeport for 11 years, Tuscany Ristorante moved to one of the most hidden locations in Fairfield. Tucked off...

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Mercado: Mobile, Market-Fresh Small Plates

Mercado: Mobile, Market-Fresh Small Plates

If a new food trailer's menu features pulled pork poutine with melted local Melville cheese and caramelized onion gravy; spring-pea...

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Robust, Flavorful Thai At Jeera In New Haven

Robust, Flavorful Thai At Jeera In New Haven

The air was warm and skies friendly the day my friends and I went for our monthly lunch excursion, a good day for some Thai food in downtown...

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Posh Tomato's Ultra-Thin Crust Sets It Apart

Posh Tomato's Ultra-Thin Crust Sets It Apart

Have you ever wanted a customized personal pizza in the same time it takes to get a Chipotle burrito or a Five Guys cheeseburger? Posh...

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Pick-Your-Own Season Begins With Strawberries

Pick-Your-Own Season Begins With Strawberries

The pick-your-own season has started in Connecticut, and the strawberries are ripe for the picking. Despite the severe weather this winter,...

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South End At The Station: Modern, Seasonal Excellence

South End At The Station: Modern, Seasonal Excellence

South End at the Station is putting spring on the plate. This modern tavern in New Canaan doesn't flaunt farm-to-table, but the seasonal...

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Leeanne Griffin is a freelance writer with a passion for anything edible. A Connecticut transplant by way of Worcester, Mass., she loves everything the Nutmeg State has to offer...read more

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