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  • Connecticut Restaurants That Serve Yuca

    Connecticut Restaurants That Serve Yuca
    Here is our list of Latin American restaurants where you can find yuca dishes. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. Read our dining feature on yuca here. Antojitos Donde Julio, Hartford. 860-724-3379, antojitosdondejulioct.com. Antonio'...
  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Connecticut Considering a Crackdown on Nightclubs

    Connecticut Considering a Crackdown on Nightclubs
    Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of drunks pouring into the streets at 2 a.m. closing times. When you add in guns, this late-night clubbing cocktail...
  • Pho 68: Complex, Comforting Vietnamese

     Pho 68: Complex, Comforting Vietnamese
    There's always room for more Vietnamese places that serve pho soup and banh mi sandwiches. And so Pho 68 on New Park Avenue is a welcome recent arrival to the West Hartford restaurant scene. It wasn't long ago that news of a restaurant serving banh mi...
  • Flavor Profile: Royal House Cambodia Cuisine in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Royal House Cambodia Cuisine in Fairfield
    Most of us know about Thai and Vietnamese food — but Cambodian? A new restaurant in Fairfield, Royal House Cambodia Cuisine, is introducing it to the county. Cambodian cuisine shares with its neighbors ingredients like basil, ginger and lemongrass,...
  • Ask the Chef: Julie Carrion of The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library

    Ask the Chef: Julie Carrion of The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library
    Chef Julie Carrion The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library & The Kitchen at Billings Forge   Julie, could you begin by introducing yourself, and introducing The Kitchen for someone who hasn’t been there before? Sure, I am the Chef Director of...
  • Flavor Profile: Sushi Mizu In New Haven

    Flavor Profile: Sushi Mizu In  New Haven
    Good sushi isn't that hard to come by in New Haven. We're fortunate as food lovers to have so many actually good restaurants to choose from whenever we get a craving for anything under the sun, and sushi is no exception. However, finding a great sushi...
  • Sampling a Pair of New Fairfield County Restaurants

    Sampling a Pair of New Fairfield County Restaurants
    I'm always asking people what restaurants they've been to lately. I don't flock to the new places because opening a new restaurant is an enormous undertaking and it takes a restaurant a while to settle in. Here are two places that have been open long...
  • Flavor Profile: Thali Too in New Haven

    Flavor Profile: Thali Too in New Haven
    I'm not a vegetarian, but I imagine it must be stressful ordering off the menu at an unfamiliar restaurant and not being sure if there are secret animal products lurking in a seemingly vegetarian dish. Those with dietary restrictions can order off the...
  • Flavor Profile: Tabaq Masala In Meriden

    Flavor Profile: Tabaq Masala In Meriden
    Well, thank god for cell phones. Mine proved essential when I went to Tabaq Masala, a Pakistani restaurant with pan-Asian touches in Meriden recently. I had called first, sure, and the smartphone helped out in navigating to the spot on the Berlin...
  • Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford

    Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford
    With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...