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

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

Barbecue · Connecticut · CT Eats · Featured Foodie · Food Truck · Hartford

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

Connecticut · CT Eats · Dessert · Featured Foodie · Hartford · west hartford

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

Cocktails · Connecticut · CT Drinks · Featured Foodie · Hartford

Little River Restoratives Restores Cocktail Culture in Hartford

Walk into Little River Restoratives and you automatically enter a prohibition-era world that seems distinct from any other restaurant or bar space in Hartford. Taxidermy, exposed brick, cream colored wallpaper, and vintage posters line the walls of this narrow space that is robust with character and flavor. Owner Chris Parrott was inspired by the cocktail… Continue reading Little River Restoratives Restores Cocktail Culture in Hartford

Connecticut · CT Eats · Hartford · Photography · west hartford

10 Questions with Photographer Klair Quincy Siciliano

In the age of social media, the way foodies capture their love of food can be instantaneous. Food photographers are using their own creativity and skill to capture that same passion chefs have in the kitchen. This post is particularly exciting for me because I have the opportunity to feature a former classmate of mine… Continue reading 10 Questions with Photographer Klair Quincy Siciliano