Cocktails · Connecticut · CT Drinks · CT Eats · Fairfield County · Italian Food · Pizzeria

Local Impressions at Locali Pizza Bar

With its proximity to New York City and continuously expanding culinary scene, Fairfield County is embracing authentic Neapolitan style pizza. Locali Pizzeria and Bar, located in New Canaan, is bringing a fresh, authentically Italian approach to its restaurant. Locali serves individual pizzas that are perfect for those who come in wanting to try a little… Continue reading Local Impressions at Locali Pizza Bar

baking · Connecticut · CT Eats · Cupcakes · Dessert · Featured Foodie

Pink and Punk at NoRA Cupcakes

Since Candace Nelson launched the first ever cupcake bakery in 2005 to the popularity of Food Networks’ Cupcake Wars and TLC’S now expired behind-the-scenes look at Georgetown Cupcakes, cupcakes are here to stay (not that you should have had any doubt). Carrie Carella can be credited with being one of the most successful cupcake bakers… Continue reading Pink and Punk at NoRA Cupcakes

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

The Three C’s- Creativity, Community, and Cure

Delicious food at a reasonable price? Check! Positive engagement with the local community? Check! A craft cocktail list that rivals your favorite bar in Manhattan? Check! The knowledge and ability to cure bacon? Uhhh…check! Unionville’s Cure Restaurant is embracing what it means to be a purveyor of quality, innovative food that is locally sourced. General… Continue reading The Three C’s- Creativity, Community, and Cure

Connecticut · CT Drinks · CT Eats · Greater Hartford · Hartford · Weekly Wrap Up

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

Connecticut · CT Drinks · CT Eats · Featured Foodie · Greater Hartford · Hartford · west hartford

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

baking · Connecticut · Cooking Class · Cooking Tips · Recipe · Sur La Table

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