In This Issue:
Holiday entertaining this year is not canceled; you just have to get creative when it comes to the guest list, layout and menu.
We assembled a team of Connecticut’s top chefs and mixed-drink masters to create a menu of appetizers, sides, entrées, desserts and cocktails, with a little something for everyone at your table.
Learning he had a daughter living on the other side of the country was only the first surprise.
This & That
Catching up on recent news, people and trends around Connecticut.
Skype a Scientist brings scientists from around the world into classrooms near and far through video chat technology.
Nils Nilson was a hero. Even afterward no one disputed that.
When Dr. David Greenfield began sounding the alarm about the danger of technology addiction in the mid-’90s, he was so far ahead of his time that few people took him seriously. “People thought I was crazy,” he says while sitting in his West Hartford office at the Center for Internet and Tech…
An excerpt from the new book Who Will Have My Back: Stories of Love and Care for Those Who Have Served and Sacrificed.
Where & When
A maker of doll clothes and accessories, Heather Merrill saw all of her income from craft shows evaporate this year due to COVID-caused event cancellations. Luckily, the 23-year-old Ansonia resident earned $4,000 on Etsy, up from less than $1,000 last year, mostly from selling masks. The fai…
Our top picks for events happening around the state this month.
With a pandemic winter looming, theaters and concert venues look to the coming months with a mix of fear and hope.
Home & Living
Clocks and watches that make a statement as they tell the time.
You can save a bundle by better bundling up your home before the cold weather comes in force.
Plus: A recipe for sage vegetable soup to keep the winter chill at bay.
Everyone has a bad night of sleep now and then. But if you have sleep apnea, every night’s sleep could be troubled.
Eat & Drink
Ideal Fish provides a local alternative for lovers of Italian sea bass.
Our wine expert takes a close look at three great wines available for sale here in Connecticut.
Ali Baba's kati rolls are flaky, warm flatbread wrapped around meat (chicken, beef, lamb), vegetables (potato, cauliflower) or dairy (paneer, egg).
Forget the ice cream man, here come the cocktail men.
I fell in love with the pizza first. With its ultra-thin crust topped with perfect marinara sauce and melted mozzarella, the margherita pie at The Painted Lemon in Sherman has become one of my favorite pizzas in the state.
Rob Kauffman has been working as a financial adviser for three decades, all the while wanting to break into the restaurant business. Put your money where your mouth is.
The Last Word
Her first book, Elatsoe, immediately became a bestseller and continues to consistently draw five-star reviews.