Coffeeshop · Connecticut · CT Drinks · CT Eats · Featured Foodie · Greater Hartford

Silk City Coffee Brings Comfort and Coffee to Manchester

For freelance writers, high school students studying for their SATs, and new moms looking to get out of the nursery, a coffeeshop can serve as a home away from home. Sarah and Rob May, alongside co-owners Glenn and Tammy Gerhard, have created just that type of comfort at Silk City Coffee in Manchester, CT. The… Continue reading Silk City Coffee Brings Comfort and Coffee to Manchester

Connecticut · CT Eats · Featured Foodie · Hartford · Weekly Wrap Up

Cheers to the Weekend

Last Saturday was date night- Evan came up to visit and we hit the town (aka West Hartford) to do what we do best…eat! Bartaco for dinner followed by, you guessed it, MILKCRAFT for dessert. Head to my Instagram to see photos! Yesterday, I had a great meeting with Cure Restaurant and Bar in Unionville… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend

Barbecue · Connecticut · CT Eats · Featured Foodie · Food Truck · Hartford

The Firehouse Smoker Brings “Low and Slow” Style of Barbecue to Connecticut

In recent years, barbecue has become more and more popular in the Northeast, thanks to shows like BBQ Pitmasters and Man Fire Food, chefs like Tootsie Tomanetz, Aaron Franklin and Daniel Vaughn, and even local Connecticut establishments like Jamie MacDonald’s (Trinity alum!!) Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue in Hartford and Windsor. While barbecue flourishes in southern states… Continue reading The Firehouse Smoker Brings “Low and Slow” Style of Barbecue to Connecticut

Connecticut · CT Eats · Dessert · Featured Foodie · Hartford · west hartford

New Milkcraft Location Creates Trendy, Unique Ice Cream

From rainbow bagels to matcha tea lattes to unicorn milkshakes and everything in between, creating the most colorful and innovative foods has been #trending both in the restaurant world and on social media. Milkcraft, a Fairfield-based ice cream shop known for using liquid nitrogen to create their Instagram-worthy cones, opened up its doors to West… Continue reading New Milkcraft Location Creates Trendy, Unique Ice Cream

Cocktails · Connecticut · CT Drinks · Featured Foodie · Hartford

Little River Restoratives Restores Cocktail Culture in Hartford

Walk into Little River Restoratives and you automatically enter a prohibition-era world that seems distinct from any other restaurant or bar space in Hartford. Taxidermy, exposed brick, cream colored wallpaper, and vintage posters line the walls of this narrow space that is robust with character and flavor. Owner Chris Parrott was inspired by the cocktail… Continue reading Little River Restoratives Restores Cocktail Culture in Hartford

Connecticut · CT Eats · Hartford · Photography · west hartford

10 Questions with Photographer Klair Quincy Siciliano

In the age of social media, the way foodies capture their love of food can be instantaneous. Food photographers are using their own creativity and skill to capture that same passion chefs have in the kitchen. This post is particularly exciting for me because I have the opportunity to feature a former classmate of mine… Continue reading 10 Questions with Photographer Klair Quincy Siciliano

Cocktails · Connecticut · CT Drinks · CT Eats · Dinner · Featured Foodie · Hartford · Italian Food · Pizzeria

Savoring Savoy Pizzeria & Craft Bar

It seems as if Italian food is always synonymous with family. At Savoy Pizzeria and Craft Bar in West Hartford, owner Dante Cistulli considers every member of his project a family member—from his staff, his partners with Max Restaurant Group, the guests, and of course his own family. Cistulli, who previously worked as an employee… Continue reading Savoring Savoy Pizzeria & Craft Bar