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  • Connecticut's First Chick-fil-A To Open In Brookfield

    Connecticut's First Chick-fil-A To Open In Brookfield
    Chick-fil-A will open in Brookfield next week, marking the first location of the Atlanta-based chicken restaurant chain in the Nutmeg State.  The restaurant at 156 Federal Road opens to the public Oct. 9 at 6:30 a.m., but welcomes fans to get in early...
  • 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...
  • Nuptials Among The Vines, Connecticut Winery Weddings

    Nuptials Among The Vines, Connecticut Winery Weddings
    Few venues offer more rustic, natural beauty than vineyards. With rolling green lawns and knotty vines heavy with fruit, they offer gorgeous backdrops for photos and unique spaces for you to customize your ideal event. If you're a food and wine lover, it'...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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