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  • Anderson, Viehland Nominated For James Beard Foundation Awards

    Anderson, Viehland Nominated For James Beard Foundation Awards
    Two Connecticut chefs have landed on the list of semifinalists for the 2014 James Beard Foundation awards in the Best Chef: Northeast category. Tyler Anderson of Millwright's in Simsbury and Joel Viehland of Community Table in Washington have made the...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Best Health Food Store

    Best Health Food Store
    1) Whole Foods 50 Raymond Road  West Hartford (860) 523-8500 340 N. Main St.  West Hartford  (860) 523-7174 55 Welles St.  Glastonbury  (860) 652-9800 www.wholefoodsmarket.com   2) Trader Joe's   3) It's Only Natural Food Market  
  • Best Japanese Restaurant

    Best Japanese Restaurant
    1) Feng Asian Bistro & Lounge 93 Asylum St.  Hartford (860) 549-3364 www.fengrestaurant.com   2) Ginza Japanese Cuisine   3) Sakura Garden  
  • Anything Goes At The Snack Shack

    Anything Goes At The Snack Shack
    It's just a little, grey building. Nothing special, really. But the Snack Shack at our favorite Little League field turned out to be my phone booth, transforming me into a different Mom. It was my evening to volunteer.  Ben helped me unlock the...
  • Virgil's Real BBQ Now Open At Mohegan Sun

     Virgil's Real BBQ Now Open At Mohegan Sun
    Virgil's Real BBQ is now open at Mohegan Sun. This is the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas. The restaurant, with seating for 225 people, is on the upper level of...