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5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

Connecticut's craft beer seen is booming. Here are five breweries you'll want to checkout for yourself.

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New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

In early July CTbites previewed the opening of South End, the newest addition to the New Canaan restaurant scene. Nearly two months of frenzied activity has confirmed the local appreciation that the creative cuisine of Chef Nicholas Martschenko is alive on Pine Street.

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Restaurant Review: Zafra Cuban Restaurant & Rum Bar

Restaurant Review: Zafra Cuban Restaurant & Rum Bar

Zafra evokes the dreamy romance of Hemingway's Havana, with a subtle and sometimes fanciful take on Cuban soul food.

Restaurant Review: Republic, Bloomfield

Restaurant Review: Republic, Bloomfield

Restaurant Review: Carmen Anthony Fishhouse, Woodbury

Restaurant Review: Carmen Anthony Fishhouse, Woodbury

Carmen Anthony Fishhouse of Woodbury has changed since it opened 17 years ago, but the fundamental thing remains—an alluring blend of Old World elegance and old shoe comfort.

Restaurant Review: F.I.S.H., Stamford

Restaurant Review: F.I.S.H., Stamford

F.I.S.H.’s sophisticated, mod-elegant, urbane decor and trendy menu dotted with buzzwords is a far cry from seafood emporiums of yore.

Restaurant Review: Gifford's, Kent

Restaurant Review: Gifford's, Kent

Gifford's offers New American melting-pot food, with evocations of Thailand, Tuscany, Vietnam, Morroco, France and local farm fare popping up all over the menu.

Restaurant Review: Brushmill by the Waterfall, Chester

Restaurant Review: Brushmill by the Waterfall, Chester

Regulars go to Brushmill by the Waterfall for the food—with plenty of basic, honest, deeply satisfying and unabashedly old-fashioned dishes.

Restaurant Review: Engine Room, Mystic

Restaurant Review: Engine Room, Mystic

Engine Room demonstrates that all-natural fruit, vegetables and meat from small farms in the neighborhood and fish from the nearby sea can be surprisingly varied, outrageously delicious and a lot of fun.

Restaurant Review: À Vert, West Hartford

Restaurant Review: À Vert, West Hartford

À Vert will give you an authentic taste of a French bistro.

Restaurant Review: Ola Spices Bridgeport With Nuevo Latino

Restaurant Review: Ola Spices Bridgeport With Nuevo Latino

Ola reminds us how pleasant and delicious a modest neighborhood restaurant can be.

Restaurant Review: Primary Food & Drink

Restaurant Review: Primary Food & Drink

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Foodie Fatale
"Eating with a passion" is the way Jocelyn Ruggiero describes what she does. But she writes with passion, too, and it's always a pleasure to enter her world.

Stephen Fries On the Food Scene
Recipes, cookbooks, expert tastes of local and far-flung cuisine-it's all here (and more) in Stephen Fries' always interesting blog.

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Guilty Pleasures

Burgers, shakes, chili dogs, fried chicken . . . the monster must be fed.

Readers' Choice Restaurant Awards 2010

Where do our readers like to eat? Here are the winners in 27 different dining categories

Dishes To Try Before You Die

Grab a fork, it's time to explore Connecticut's most notable dishes.

Summer Delights

The precious days and nights are here at last, with breezes off the water and long purple dusks. It's time to enjoy them-with just the right food and drink, of course.

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