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.
Is there really any better way to celebrate Columbus Day weekend than with beer? Max Catering and Events knows the answer to that question is no. This past Sunday, the uber-successful Connecticut restaurant group hosted the 4th annual HOPtoberfest, a festival featuring 34 craft breweries (12 of which are based in Connecticut!), tons of Max’s… Continue reading Brews and Views at Max’s 4th Annual HOPtoberfest
Goodbye Gluten, hello gluttony! Abby Kelly, a resident of Simsbury, Connecticut, is transforming the way gluten-free food is being consumed across the Nutmeg State. Her website, Gluten-Free Connecticut, has been a necessary and welcome guide for the gluten-free community. This weekend, Kelly will take her entrepreneurial spirit one step further at the first ever Gluten-Free… Continue reading Goodbye Gluten: Abby Kelly Hosts 1st Annual Gluten Free Connecticut Food Expo
Hop to HOPtoberfest 2017 Tie up your lederhosen! This Sunday, Max Restaurant Group is hosting the 4th Annual HOPtoberfest. MRG’s version of the traditional German Oktoberfest will feature TONS of food, live German music, local beers, and a variety of pickled vegetables. Tickets are $55 in advance and a portion of proceeds will benefit Journey… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend
Gluten Free Connecticut Giveaway I’m so excited to be partnering with Abby Kelly of Gluten-Free Connecticut to giveaway two free tickets to this year’s first ever GF CT expo! The event will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 11am-4pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bristol. There will be over 50 local and… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend
Perk up, Hartford! Michael Acosta, a Trinity College alumnus, is the Director of Coffee at Story and Soil Coffee, Hartford’s newest enterprise fueling the caffeinated minds of the Nutmeg State’s capital city. Story and Soil joins a developing block of food-centric businesses on Capitol Avenue in the Frog Hallow neighborhood. Acosta has been an active… Continue reading From the Ground Up: Story and Soil Ignites Hartford with a Caffeine Kick
While I didn’t come across a ton of food news this week, today is OFFICIALLY THE FIRST DAY OF FALL which means that soon we’ll be seeing more and more pumpkin desserts, butternut squash, apple tarts, cinnamon in everything, and warm & hearty comfort food! Next week, stay tuned for blog posts on Hartford’s newest… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend