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Monthly Archive for May, 2017

: May, 2017

Riley’s Hot Dog and Burger Gourmet in New Britain

Tucked down a side street in downtown Hard Hittin’ (New Britain), Riley’s Hot Dog and Burger Gourmet is turning out some of the most creative dogs and burgers around. From the Nacho Poppa Dog to wild

Harlan Publick Still Kicking Up the Flavors in South Norwalk

The day started with snow flurries in Denver, pre-dawn, long week, long flight, two hours from Kennedy to CT. When my wife asked where we should eat, the temptation for a culinary transport to the

Food Events in CT This Week

Week of May 28 Summer is almost here and CT restaurant’s are ushering in the season with all of our favorite summertime staples!  Artisan celebrates al fresco dining with Happy Hour on the patio. 

Food Events in CT This Weekend

May 26-28 The trucks are in town!  This weekend, The Milford Food Truck & Artisan Festival takes place in Eisenhower Park while the RBS Food Truck Festival rolls into Orange.  You can also master

New England Meets Italy at The Village Tavern in Ridgefield

The Village Tavern in Ridgefield is just as you expect a New England tavern to be. Exposed brick and dark wood furnishings greet you upon arrival. Handsome forest green paneling and plaid fabrics

Kids Summer Cooking Camps and Classes in CT

Don’t let the weather fool you… summer is on its way!!  In just a few weeks, the kids will be out of school and looking for their next adventures.  Why not a culinary endeavor?  These Connecticut

The Port Opens in Westport

The phrase, “It takes a village” comes to mind when describing The Port, the new restaurant opening in the old Vespa space on the Saugatuck River in Westport. I’ve seen many restaurant openings in my

Food Events in CT This Week

Week of May 21 Honey!  Guacamole!  Cheese!  Beer!  Rosé!  Macaroons!  It’s all on the menu this week as chefs and restaurants across Connecticut present their latest culinary activities.  Whether you

Food Events in CT This Weekend

May 19-21 Get truckin’ this weekend with many of the area’s popular food trucks!  Lake Compounce hosts its first ever food truck festival, Gathering of the Bines goes down at Two Roads Brewery with

80+ Restaurants in CT for Outdoor Dining: 2017 Edition

“What’s the secret ingredient?”, you ask. Well, it’s…Air. The winter-that-wasn’t (save for one last see-I-told-you-so storm) is now officially behind us and folks everywhere are throwing open the