Tucked away in the wooden, foliaged hills of Simsbury, Connecticut lies Millwright’s Restaurant, a culinary treasure that utilizes local ingredients and curates an exceptional, special occasion dining experience. Pastry Chef Kristin Eddy is part of the James Beard nominated-team at the five-year-old restaurant. Eddy, who is originally from Hartland, Connecticut, is young. After graduating from… Continue reading Rising Star: Millwright’s Pastry Chef, Kristin Eddy
Every child has at one point in their life has tried to sneak a spoonful (or handful) of uncooked cookie dough when the baker wasn’t looking. Subsequently, every child has at one point in their life been scolded for doing such a thing by that same baker. When Cookie DŌ NYC realized that those cravings… Continue reading Doughluv Makes Childhood Dreams Come True
If it seems like you’ve been seeing a number of specialty coffeeshops popping up across the state of Connecticut in the past few years, you’re likely not the only one. With details like flower arrangements in mason jars, marble tables, chalkboard menus and business names that seem more like the name of an indie rock… Continue reading A Cup of Comfort at Rebel Dog Coffee Co.
After graduating successfully, yet uninspired, from Central Connecticut State University, Jamie Bordonaro was still curious to learn the difference between a chiffonade and a julienne and endive versus escarole. He enrolled in the “West Point of Culinary Schools”— The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York— and received his Associate’s Degree in Culinary… Continue reading Chef Jamie Bordonaro Finds His Culinary Passion
In a time when Food Network dominates television screens across the country and when cooking demonstrations are condensed to a three-minute birds’ eye view video demonstration, face-to-face culinary instruction for the ordinary home chef is rare, yet highly valued. Lindsay Perkins, a freelance culinary instructor based in West Hartford, Connecticut, saw a need for easy-going… Continue reading Lindsay Culinary: Coming to a Kitchen Near You
There are few things in life that are more satisfying than eating delicious food. However, eating great food that goes to a great cause is an even more rewarding experience. Restaurants all across the state of Connecticut have teamed up with the local PR company, Eat IN Connecticut, to offer Puerto-Rican inspired dishes from October… Continue reading Cooking for Charity: CTLovesPR
Gluten-Free CT Expo I know I’ve been posting about this a ton but the day is officially here and I couldn’t be more excited! Abby of Gluten-Free Connecticut has been putting in so much hard work for this event. Looking forward to seeing it all come together, sample some delicious sweet treats from local and… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend