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  • 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...
  • Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield
    Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
  • Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong

    Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong
    John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
  • Flavor Profile: Dorothy And Leroy's In Windsor

    Flavor Profile: Dorothy And Leroy's In Windsor
    At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
  • 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  
  • Smoke Box BBQ Opens In Hamden

    Smoke Box BBQ Opens In Hamden
    Jason Sobocinski's love for cheese is well-documented. But he loves barbecue, too. And thanks to a lucky equipment find, he's brought another one of his food passions to life in the New Haven area, introducing Smoke Box BBQ on Whitney Avenue in Hamden...