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  • Early to Wed: A morning or daytime wedding offers plenty of perks. Here's how to make yours extra awesome

    Early to Wed: A morning or daytime wedding offers plenty of perks. Here's how to make yours extra awesome
    After watching Prince William and Duchess Catherine's recent pre-noon nuptials, you may now be finding yourself intrigued by the notion of I Do's that take place entirely during the daylight hours. You're not alone. According to Sarah Trotter, owner...
  • Food Label Confusion

    Food Label Confusion
    Great, more label reading, just what I wanted! My dad was a big believer in the clean plate club.  When I was little, my mom would make us a balanced meal, generally consisting of some meat, a veggie and a carb.  My siblings and I were expected to eat...
  • Maggie McFly's To Open at Shoppes At Buckland Hills in Manchester

    Maggie McFly's To Open at Shoppes At Buckland Hills in Manchester
    Maggie McFly's announced plans to expand to Manchester's Shoppes at Buckland Hills Thursday, according to a news release. The Connecticut restaurant chain will open its fifth location there in the fall of 2014. The restaurant will open at 266 Buckland...
  • Nixs Hartford Set To Open On Front Street In July

    Nixs Hartford Set To Open On Front Street In July
    Following the spring opening of Ted's Montana Grill, Hartford's Front Street will soon see another new restaurant. Nixs Hartford, a seafood-focused eatery with craft cocktails, is set to open by month's end, according to a news release. Named for Nix's...
  • Best Food Truck

    Best Food Truck
    1) The Cheese Truck (Caseus Fromagerie Bistro) New Haven (203) 850-3504 thecheesetruck.com   Voters Said: Best grilled cheese sandwiches ever.   2) Fryborg Food Truck & Mobile Catering   3) Sugar Bakery & Sweet Shop Cupcake Truck  
  • Best Lunch

    Best Lunch
    1) Georgie's Diner & Restaurant 427 Elm Street West Haven (203) 933-1000 georgies-diner.com   Voters Said: Great gluten-free menu.   2) Dew Drop Inn   3) Caseus Fromagerie Bistro  
  • Best New Restaurant

    Best New Restaurant
    1) Oak Haven Table & Bar 932 State St. New Haven (203) 215-6795 www.oakhaventableandbar.com 2) ROÌA Restaurant & Cafe   3) SeaGrass Grill  
  • Best Soul Food Restaurant

    Best Soul Food Restaurant
    1) Uncle Willie's BBQ 403 Saw Mill Road West Haven (203) 479-4017 225 West St #3 Seymour (203) 881-8102 unclewilliesbbq.net 2) Mama Mary's Soul Food   3) Cast Iron Soul Restaurant & Catering  
  • Best New Bar

    Best New Bar
    1) Krust Woodfired Pizza & Bourbon Bar 686 Main St. Middletown (860) 358-9816 krustpizzabar.com   Voters Said: Great pizza, fantastic bourbons!   2) Sliders Sports Bar and Grill   3) a'VERT Brasserie  
  • Bartender Zack Torcello Talks Homemade Infusions

    Bartender Zack Torcello Talks Homemade Infusions
    What booze is the best value? Here, our wines are by the bottle. Nothing is over $30. If you go down the road, the same bottles are over $30. Everything is available by the glass as well. We probably go through more wine than anything else. How did...
  • 'Community Plates' Expands Into Hartford

    'Community Plates' Expands Into Hartford
    Hey, Moms....anyone looking for a part-time job for an organization committed to helping the community? Community Plates, the subject of this Mommy Minute from December, is expanding into Hartford and is looking for a Site Director to organize food runs...