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Phillips: Classic Seafood At Bradley Airport

Terminal A at Bradley International Airport recently expanded its retail offerings considerably, making it a much more welcoming place for travelers. One of its most appealing dining options is Phillips Seafood, an outlet of a limited but popular chain originating a century ago in a seafood processing...

  • The New Joey Garlic's

    The New Joey Garlic's

    Joey Garlic's now has a location in Manchester, serving its classic Italian food and generous portions. Read full story here.

  • SONG's 'Chinese' Tapas

    SONG's 'Chinese' Tapas

    SONG Restaurant in West Hartford offers what its owners call “Chinese tapas” — a menu of small shareable plates, noodle dishes, fried rice and various soups, pulling from cultural and culinary influences across different regions of China. Full story here.

  • One Of Our Outrageous Pies For National Pizza Month

    One Of Our Outrageous Pies For National Pizza Month

    Executive Chef Gary LaMothe demonstrates how he creates the house specialty chicken parmesan pizza  at Caputo Trattoria at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Find more outrageous Connecticut pies for  National Pizza Month here. 

  • The Beamhouse

    The Beamhouse

    The Beamhouse in Glastonbury, at The Tannery residential complex, features "finely-crafted fare" with local and thoughtfully sourced ingredients. Read full story here.

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  • A Magnificent 'Mess' Of A Breakfast At The Shack

    A Magnificent 'Mess' Of A Breakfast At The Shack

    When I hear there's a breakfast called "The Mess," I can't not go out of my way to give it a try. Because, well, I'm a mess, too, and you are what you eat, or what you eat is what you are, or whatever. The Shack in East Lyme (with other locations in Waterford and Groton) is known for its massive...

  • Little Cake Cafe: Simple Breakfast 'How You Like It, All Day Long'

    Little Cake Cafe: Simple Breakfast 'How You Like It, All Day Long'

    Monday could be a bleak day in Newington, because it's the one day you can't get a nice bite of breakfast at Little Cake Café in Market Square. Otherwise, as its menu tells you, "it's "breakfast — always and all ways." And just in case you didn't get that, it's "breakfast — when you like it, how...

      • 75 Center: A Gastropub With Games, Craft Beers, Creative Cuisine

        75 Center: A Gastropub With Games, Craft Beers, Creative Cuisine

        When owners Johnny Migliore and Derrick Lee took over the former Machiavelli's space in downtown Southington, they wanted to create a bigger and better version of their popular 66 Church gastropub in Naugatuck. They appear to have succeeded. 75 Center has caught the attention of a younger demographic...

          • Donut Crazy To Open In West Hartford

            Donut Crazy To Open In West Hartford

            Next-level doughnuts are on their way north, as Donut Crazy plans to open a West Hartford store this summer. The gourmet doughnut shop, which got its start in Fairfield County, will debut its sixth store this summer at 993A Farmington Ave., owner Jason Wojnarowski confirmed Tuesday. Donut Crazy...

          • Disco Chick Takes Wings, Fries Up A Notch

            Disco Chick Takes Wings, Fries Up A Notch

            Mike Boney and John Schauster know a thing or two about niche foods by now. A little over a year ago, the business partners opened Hop Knot on Middletown's Main Street, marrying freshly baked pretzels and craft beer in a carb lover's dream pairing. Six months later, they announced their next concept,...

          • Newington's GoldBurgers To Open Breakfast, Lunch Diner Next Door

            Newington's GoldBurgers To Open Breakfast, Lunch Diner Next Door

            The team behind Newington's favorite offbeat burger joint is looking to branch out and conquer the morning meal. Later this summer, GoldBurgers owner Matt Crowley plans to open 5 And Dime, a breakfast and lunch eatery, next door to his popular fast-casual restaurant known for its creative burgers...

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