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  • Bear's Smokehouse Opens In Downtown Hartford

    Bear's Smokehouse Opens In Downtown Hartford
    Bigger is better for Bear's Smokehouse, which opened its new Hartford location at 89 Arch Street Monday.  The new Bear's is a 2,300-square foot industrial-style space with 60 seats, including a balcony. The Kansas City-style barbecue joint, which got its...
  • 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  
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Bourdain, Ripert Play Devil and Angel in Hartford Appearance

    Bourdain, Ripert Play Devil and Angel in Hartford Appearance
    The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
  • 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...