Category: Eating Connecticut

Eating Connecticut: Milkcraft West Hartford

PB&J cone at Milkcraft, West Hartford

Where do you go when you’re looking for an extraordinary ice cream experience? Milkcraft in West Hartford, Connecticut, of course!

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Eating Connecticut: Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila

A flaming margarita at Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila, West Hartford, Connecticut

Disclosure: I was a guest of Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila at a recent event where they invited local influencers to taste a sampling of their menu. All photos and opinions remain my own.

At the convergence of Route 44/Albany Avenue and Route 218/North Main Street in West Hartford, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Bishop’s …

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What’s Happenin’, Hot Stuff?

What kind of girls' weekend doesn't include cocktails? This is the Hemingway from Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill in New Haven, Connecticut.

Just days away from my birthday–and with the celebration already in full swing–it doesn’t seem all that crazy to borrow a Long Duck Dong gem from Sixteen Candles for this post. Although there will be a lot more than 16 candles on my cake this year, and I am NOT sorry for that! I’ve moved …

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Connecticut: Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley have something for everyone! Spend an evening in Canton, Connecticut and shop to your heart's desire! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I was a guest of The Shoppes at Farmington Valley and A Little Bird Told Me for a complimentary blogger event they held recently, at which all attendees received a swag bag full of goodies and a gift card. All opinions–as always–remain my own.

I am a lucky girl. It’s easy to take for …

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Eating Connecticut: The Mobile Pub

The Mobile Pub is a party on wheels, taking care of all of your guests' beverage needs with their converted 1962 Shasta Caravan. photo by The Mobile Pub

My Eating Connecticut pieces typically involve restaurants, special events, and food trucks around the state where I’ve sampled the menu and decided to share the experience with you.

Today is a little bit different.

I’m taking a slightly different path this time because, a) The Mobile Pub doesn’t tool around town like an ice cream …

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Eating Connecticut: AmandaBakes

The AmandaBakes Airstream parked at South Farms for The Morris Marketplace

It started with a text…

I was in the middle of shooting photos for a client and knew I had made plans to leave the house. But the weekend didn’t go according to plan and I was way behind schedule. Lost in my project, I also lost track of time.

It took a full 10 …

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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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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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