Category: Connecticut

Things to see, do, and eat in the state of Connecticut!

Connecticut: The Macallan Scotch Whisky Dinner at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Old Saybrook, CT, will host The Macallan Scotch Whisky Dinner at their Fresh Salt restaurant on Saturday, April 9, 2016

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, continues the culinary quest with their next dinner in their new Cuisine Series: The Macallan Scotch Whisky Dinner.

Join them on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 6:30 PM when they feature one of the world’s most well-known whiskies – The Macallan – in a dinner presided over by an official Macallan Scotch ambassador. …

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Connecticut: Tall Tales at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Tall Tales is the latest addition to Saybrook Point Inn in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. This guest house boasts 6 rooms, each with its own personality, with a gourmet kitchen and comfortable common areas. {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I was invited by Saybrook Point Inn & Spa to spend a night in their new Tall Tales guest house and check out their facilities. While this is a sponsored post, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for joining me as I explore more of my home state!

The saying goes that everyone …

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Connecticut: Cookshop Plus and Hartford Baking Company

Cookshop Plus in West Hartford, Connecticut has just about everything you need to fully equip your kitchen--and make it beautiful, too! {sponsored post}

Dislosure: I was a guest of Cookshop Plus West Hartford and Hartford Baking Co. at a blogger event they held. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions remain my own.

Last Sunday, I ventured out to West Hartford, Connecticut, for a local blogger event at a relatively new kitchen store: Cookshop Plus West …

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Cool As A Cucumber Cocktail Recipe and Hartford Flavor Company

Cool As A Cucumber is a cocktail utilizing Wild Moon Cucumber liqueur. Wild Moon is a line of botanical liqueurs from the Hartford Flavor Company in Hartford, Connecticut. They are all natural, non-GMO, and gluten-free!

I’m proud to call Connecticut my home state–especially when it comes to innovative finds in the food and drink world. It’s true that we’re booming in the beer industry. Craft breweries are popping up everywhere, and growing rapidly in the process! And everyone knows about the Connecticut wine trail, with a passbook to chronicle your …

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Eating Connecticut: The Green Grunion Food Truck

The Green Grunion food truck, which can often be found in Danbury and Bethel, Connecticut, offers San Diego style burritos made with fresh, local ingredients.

A couple weeks ago, I packed my kids up in the car and headed down to Danbury, Connecticut on a mission. What would entice me to drive 50 miles one way on that bright but chilly Sunday afternoon? Burritos. But not just any burritos. The kind that are hand-made with loving care with fresh, local …

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Eating Connecticut: Spuds Your Way Food Truck

Spuds Your Way from Hamden, Connecticut is the place to go for a meal in a peel! More than just baked potatoes, you can find Spuds Your Way at local farmers markets and events, as well as available for catering.

Sometimes, your destiny finds you.

When Jared Cohen realized that there wasn’t a future in his job as a poker dealer at Mohegan Sun casino–little room for growth, and certainly no retirement to rely on–he started thinking outside the box, just like his father taught him. Ultimately drawing on fond memories of feasting upon those …

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Connecticut: Deadly Grounds Coffee

Deadly Grounds Coffee of Norwalk, Connecticut, offers coffee that's to die for!

To some, coffee is a ritual: that steaming cup they grab each morning to greet the day. To others, it’s serious business: they’re beasts before consuming that magical brew that transforms them into humans again. All will find something to love about Deadly Grounds Coffee.

Deadly Grounds Coffee has a lot to howl about at …

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Giveaway: The Hardcore Halloweenie Burlesque and Variety Show

Join The Desultory Theatre Club at Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes for The Hardcore Halloweenie Burlesque & Variety Show on October 24, 2015! It's a night you won't want to miss!

I have partnered with The Desultory Theatre Club to give a lucky reader 2 tickets to the upcoming Hardcore Halloweenie Burlesque and Variety Show!

This is THE Halloween event to attend this year! It all starts at 7 PM when local food trucks The Green Grunion and Spuds Your Way offer themselves up for …

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Eating Connecticut: Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes

Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes in Oakville, is THE source for cupcakes in Connecticut! In addition to their full line of flavors, they have vegan and gluten free options.

Chances are pretty good that if I’ve met you in person, I’ve probably talked up Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes to you.

Go to NYC? Attempt to convince no less than 5 people that they should drive to CT for cupcakes. Fly out to the West coast? Extol their virtues to anyone who will listen. Invited to …

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Firefly Hollow Brewing: Bristol, Connecticut

Firefly Hollow Brewing Company is a treasure hidden in Bristol, Connecticut

Nestled on a steep hill in the center of Bristol, Connecticut, is a secret, harkening back to the days of public houses and private clubs. The password is Firefly Hollow Brewing and if you didn’t know it existed, you’d probably never stumble upon its Center Street location. But that’s all part of the charm.

Cross …

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