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Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts,...

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Foxwoods Hosts Seafood Festival Aug. 2

Foxwoods Resort Casino hosts a Seafood Festival...

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Le Penguin: Where The Mascot (And Chef) Sing

Le Penguin: Where The Mascot (And Chef) Sing

Experienced restaurateurs know that a restaurant is theater. Le Penguin, the Greenwich bistro with a twist, sets us in Provence, with...

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Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford.

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On20 Offers New Affordable Bistro Lunch Menu

On20 Offers New Affordable Bistro Lunch Menu

At On20, it doesn't matter if you order a simple burger and fries, or a full tasting menu with wine pairings, you're still treated to the...

The Kitchen At The Library: Lunch In A Bright Spot

The Kitchen At The Library: Lunch In A Bright Spot

It's always great to hear about new dining options in downtown Hartford, particularly the kind that offer casual, quick, and delicious...

Millwright's Sunday Brunch: Affordable Indulgence

Millwright's Sunday Brunch: Affordable Indulgence

If anything will get you out of bed on a lazy Sunday morning, it's brunch. Sweeten the deal with craft cocktails and perhaps central...

Garbanzo Grill: Casual Mediterranian From 'Narnia'

Garbanzo Grill: Casual Mediterranian From 'Narnia'

If you prefer your falafel in a casual setting, you can now have it at Evergreen Walk.

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...

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...