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
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
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
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
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