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Cheers to the Weekend

Did anyone else think that this week felt super long? Maybe it’s the anticipation of the 4th of July and the long weekend! I did a lot of traveling around the state (Clinton on Monday, New Canaan on Tuesday, Middletown on Thursday) so all of that driving definitely takes a toll…but of course the food… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend

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Division West Embraces the Past in a Contemporary Space

It seems like every time I walk down Farmington Avenue and LaSalle Road, there is a sign popping up for yet another restaurant serving international cuisine, a commitment to offering the next trendy food craze, or a cocktail menu longer than the food menu itself. Division West Bistro and Bar, a new restaurant slated to… Continue reading Division West Embraces the Past in a Contemporary Space

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Saying Bonjour to Sur La Table’s Cooking Class

Like most girls who binge-watched Gossip Girl during their summer vacation and then made a point of visiting 864 Madison Avenue, I treasure the delicate, pastel cookies that can make a girl feel chic and Parisian even if she isn’t dressed in head-to-toe Chanel. I had tried making macarons once or twice and while they… Continue reading Saying Bonjour to Sur La Table’s Cooking Class

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

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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

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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