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  • A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

    A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT
    Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands. The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven

    Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven
    Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
  • Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit

    Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit
    This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble. It won't be much of a surprise to learn that we're to blame. Perhaps it will lessen the guilt to know state and federal environmentalists — and a few conservation-...
  • Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
  • Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian

    Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian
    Chef Gino Riccio recently opened Boca, a small plates Mediterranean bar and restaurant in downtown Stamford, where the colorful food contrasts with the contemporary white lounge of a room meant to evoke Greece through a Miami Beach lens. The seasoned...
  • 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) ROA 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