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Town Of Coventry Explores Options To Keep Farmers Market Going

Town Of Coventry Explores Options To Keep Farmers Market Going

The town of Coventry appears ready to explore options to keep a farmers' market event going under new leadership.

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CT Chef To Be On 'Hells Kitchen'; Sixpence Piemakers On 'Restaurant Startup'

CT Chef To Be On 'Hells Kitchen'; Piemakers On 'Restaurant Startup'

Set your DVRs: March 3 features national-TV appearances for a Hartford-based chef and entrepreneurial piemakers from Southington.

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Pork And Pinot Dinner At Metro Bis

Pork And Pinot Dinner At Metro Bis

Metro Bis in Simsbury hosts a Pork and Pinot dinner March 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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La Cosinita: Finding Comfort In Simplicity

La Cosinita: Finding Comfort In Simplicity

I visited La Cosinita Mexican Café in New Haven for a late lunch the day after one of the 30 blizzards Connecticut has been...

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Tazza Osteria: Simple But Contemporary Italian

The use of osteria in its name is slightly misleading at Tazza. The food at this Italian place is simple and carefully prepared, but it is...

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Breakfast With Doreen At Dad's In Wallingford

Breakfast With Doreen At Dad's In Wallingford

Stop by Dad's in Wallingford for breakfast and you'll probably end up lingering over an extra cup of coffee while chatting with the 74-year-...

El Mercado Food Court: A Bounty Of Latin American Choices

El Mercado Food Court: A Bounty Of Latin American Choices

Though the capital city has been my home for nearly 14 years, I had never been to the La Plaza El Mercado on Park Street, a claim always met...

Fresh Indian Cuisine, Swanky Surroundings At Wethersfield's Utsav

Fresh Indian Cuisine, Swanky Surroundings At Wethersfield's Utsav

I moved east of the river a couple of years ago and immediately began a search for an Indian restaurant near my house. Most people look...

Omelettes Top The Menu At Breakfast Nook

Omelettes Top The Menu At Breakfast Nook

I'm a huge fan of omelettes, but the Breakfast Nook in North Haven does them so well (the Garden Grove is my absolute favorite), that it may...

Muddy Waters: A Cozy Cafe For Breakfast, Lunch

Muddy Waters: A Cozy Cafe For Breakfast, Lunch

The streets of downtown New London were deserted on a recent chilly weekend morning, but Muddy Waters Café was packed and cozier than...

Breakfast At Ken's Corner Worth Any Wait

Breakfast At Ken's Corner Worth Any Wait

If you are heading to Ken's Corner Breakfast in Glastonbury for breakfast or lunch, be prepared to wait for a table. Some days the line...

Flavorsome, Fresh Dishes At Tibetan Kitchen

Flavorsome, Fresh Dishes At Tibetan Kitchen

In Middletown, the sheer number of food and drink establishments can be overwhelming, but in the best way possible. It's easy to get...

Shu: Expansive, Well-Balanced Szechuan Flavors

Shu: Expansive, Well-Balanced Szechuan Flavors

Shu sits in the far corner of Shield Street Plaza between the impeccably stocked A Dong Supermarket and a travel agency. It was after a...

Taqueria Mexico: Simple, Messy And Delicious

Taqueria Mexico: Simple, Messy And Delicious

Earlier this summer I was introduced to the torta.

Pastrami On Wry: A Corner Eatery That Satisfies

Pastrami On Wry: A Corner Eatery That Satisfies

Manchester has a litany of restaurants, but as a general rule you can count on the places from Corey Wry.

The Whole Enchilada, Where Burritos Are A Daily Deal

The Whole Enchilada, Where Burritos Are A Daily Deal

Who doesn't love a bargain burrito?

Cora Cora: An Exciting Peruvian Journey

Cora Cora: An Exciting Peruvian Journey

Hartford, do you know how lucky you are? One top-notch Peruvian restaurant would be cause for celebration, but this metropolitan area has...

Q's Viet Pho: Mom And Pop Vietnamese

Q's Viet Pho: Mom And Pop Vietnamese

News of a new Vietnamese restaurant in Fairfield County spreads fast. There are few and they're in the cities. Most are in Bridgeport's...