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Lindsay Culinary: Coming to a Kitchen Near You

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

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Cheers to the Weekend

It’s been a little while since I’ve written a “Cheers to the Weekend” post, which is basically just a round-up of foodie news in the state and nationwide that I’ve come across. However, a ton is going on this weekend and next week that I felt was worth sharing with you all. From food trends… Continue reading Cheers to the Weekend

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Pasta La Vista with Park & Oak Restaurant

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of being invited to take a cooking class at Park and Oak Restaurant, a new American comfort food spot in West Hartford on the corner of Park Road and Oakwood Ave (hence the name). Park & Oak was founded late last fall by Chef David Borselle and co-owners Robert… Continue reading Pasta La Vista with Park & Oak Restaurant

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Grand Opening of Artisan West Hartford

Last Wednesday, I was invited (on behalf of Edible Nutmeg) to the grand opening of Artisan in West Hartford, a new restaurant attached to the *also* new Delamar hotel on the corner of Memorial Road and Raymond Road. Artisan’s original location is in Southport, CT and prides itself on offering a farm-to-table fine dining experience.… Continue reading Grand Opening of Artisan West Hartford

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CT Now Best Of Hartford Reader’s Poll

I’m so excited to announce that I was recently named runner-up in the “Best Local Blogger” category for CT Now’s Best of Hartford Reader’s Poll 2017! Thank you to everyone who voted, has given me advice along the way, and a bite to eat! It feels so rewarding to know that readers are responding positively… Continue reading CT Now Best Of Hartford Reader’s Poll

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Carbs for Community: Hartford Baking Co. Celebrates Seven Years of Business

Seven years ago, carb lovers and coffee addicts united for the opening of Hartford Baking Company, a warm and welcome spot on Park Avenue in West Hartford. Featuring freshly baked breads, pastries and muffins, a full coffee menu, coffee beans from Stumptown Coffee Roasters and Giv Coffee, and tea from Harney & Sons, Hartford Baking… Continue reading Carbs for Community: Hartford Baking Co. Celebrates Seven Years of Business

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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