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Creations At GoldBurgers in Newington

Creations At GoldBurgers in Newington

Crazy Creations At GoldBurgers in Newington Images of specials shared by GoldBurgers on Main Street in Newington. ...

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HB Seafood Now Open In West Hartford

HB Seafood Now Open In West Hartford

Fresh seafood is the newest venture for Hot Basil Thai Cafe owners Matt and Juntimar Malahan. The husband and wife team...

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Trumbull Kitchen Happy Hour: Standout Tapas

Trumbull Kitchen Happy Hour: Standout Tapas

Happy-hour excursions always seem to create choruses of "Why don't we do this more often?" With good reason: cheap drinks, cheap eats, and a...

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Ted's Montana Grill Opening May 12 on Hartford's Front Street

Ted's Montana Grill Opening May 12 on Hartford's Front Street

Ted's Montana Grill has a date for its debut on Front...

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Stir The Pot: Breakfast Like Nowhere Else

Stir The Pot: Breakfast Like Nowhere Else

East Windsor, it seems, is a breakfast town. At least a half-dozen local diners and coffee shops serve up pancakes, eggs and bacon, and that...

Fire & Spice: Flavorful Vegan, Friendly Vibe

Fire & Spice: Flavorful Vegan, Friendly Vibe

As we opened the door to Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant, we were greeted with Marley jamming over a speakerand the question: "For here or...

Steamed Cheeseburgers, Three Ways

Steamed Cheeseburgers, Three Ways

If you live near or are from central Connecticut, odds are you've eaten a steamed cheeseburger from Ted's in Meriden. At the very least,...

Stanziatos: Pizza Best Straight From Oven

Stanziatos: Pizza Best Straight From Oven

For such a little pizza place, Stanziato's has created some buzz. The recipient of many "best of" awards calls itself the "Best Pizza in the...

Dom's Eatery: So Many Choices, So Little Room

Dom's Eatery: So Many Choices, So Little Room

We drove right by Dom's Broad Street Eatery, as it is tucked into a small shopping center on Windsor's main drag across from the green....

Jerk Pit Cafe: Addictive, Juicy Jamaican

Jerk Pit Cafe: Addictive, Juicy Jamaican

From the suburbs to every corner of the capital city, the Hartford area is teeming with Jamaican restaurants. Most people have their...

Delectable, Authentic, Kaiten-Style Sushi At Umi

Delectable, Authentic, Kaiten-Style Sushi At Umi

Few dining experiences are as convenient and entertaining as kaiten-style sushi. Pieces of raw fish, sushi rolls and small plates travel...

Bollywood Grill: Hot Lunch For $9.99

Bollywood Grill: Hot Lunch For $9.99

Why should a quick lunch have to mean settling for a soggy grab-n-go sandwich or sitting in the work cafeteria? Bollywood Grill in...

The Cosmic Omelet: Egg-Wrapped Insanity

The Cosmic Omelet: Egg-Wrapped Insanity

With all of its great greasy spoons within walking distnce of one another, Manchester's Main Street should be nicknamed diner row.

Little Rendezvous: Pizza Worth The Trip

Little Rendezvous: Pizza Worth The Trip

New Haven residents are always raving about their pizza and insisting folks travel our way to give it a try. But it's probably harder to get...

Arch Street Tavern: Filling, Tasty, No-Frills Comfort Food

Arch Street Tavern: Filling, Tasty, No-Frills Comfort Food

On a recent rainy afternoon in downtown Hartford, the lunch crowd was out in full force at Arch Street Tavern, a familiar classic bar and...

Mezcal: Authentic Mexican In A Relaxed Setting

Mezcal: Authentic Mexican In A Relaxed Setting

The vibe: The outside of Mezcal Restaurante Mexicano y Cantina didn't look like much; the pink walls and deep blue window...

Little Mark's: Big, Butt-Kickin' BBQ

Little Mark's: Big, Butt-Kickin' BBQ

It takes confidence to declare your barbecue "mouth-waterin'" and "butt-kickin'" in a region not known for the Southern staple. Thankfully,...