Category: Eating Connecticut

Eating Connecticut: A Taste in Simsbury 2014

Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar - A Taste in Simsbury - Poet in the Pantry

I was lucky enough to receive a ticket to A Taste in Simsbury again this year–a great honor considering all the wondrous food that awaited me behind the doors of The Riverview. This is my favorite food event of the year because it allows me to get better acquainted with the eating options in the …

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Eating Connecticut: Coming Soon: A Taste in Simsbury 2014

Look at that burger tower from Plan B Burger Bar!

Tickets Are Still Available for 6th Annual Taste in Simsbury Presented by Simsbury Bank

Remember last year when I feasted my way through A Taste in Simsbury? Well, your chance to do the same is coming up! The 6th Annual Taste in Simsbury Presented by Simsbury Bank will be held on Thursday, August 28th and …

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Eating Connecticut: Brownstone Cafe, West Hartford

Pyrito Brownstone Cafe West Hartford Connecticut - poet in the pantry

Disclosure: I was invited to a media happy hour at Brownstone Cafe, sponsored by them. All photos and opinions remain my own.

When you think of West Hartford, you probably think of one of two places: Blue Back or the downtown area. Both have a variety of dining options, but there’s more to West Hartford. …

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Eating Connecticut: Greenwich Wine + Food Festival 2013

me and Graham Elliot at the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival 2013 - poet in the pantry

On Saturday I continued my birthday week celebration with a visit to the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by Serendipity. I have decided there is no better way to mark another year of life on Earth than by partaking in some of the best parts about it: food, wine, beer, and booze. This …

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Eating Connecticut: A Taste of It All at A Taste in Simsbury 2013

Look at that burger tower from Plan B Burger Bar!

Thursday night was no ordinary evening. Instead of settling down on the couch to help the wee ones with their homework, I was given the opportunity to have a much more glitzy evening. I was the lucky recipient of a ticket to A Taste in Simsbury, courtesy of my boss and his lovely wife, and …

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Eating Connecticut: Plan B is a Plan A

Plan B Simsbury - poet in the pantry

I love that there are so many delicious options for dining out on my lunch break. The area where I work has a wide variety of cuisines to choose from–heck, one plaza has Indian, Chinese, pizza, and sandwiches, all in one stop!–making it the ideal place to burn off an hour in the middle of …

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Eating Connecticut: Boho in Litchfield Co: Bohemian Pizza

Bohemian Pizza exterior

Bohemian Pizza is a fixture in Litchfield, Connecticut. Which is quite an oddity since it’s pretty much the opposite of what Litchfield stands for. In a community full of the well-to-do, with a high concentration of stately, historic homes and a ban on fast food restaurants, Bohemian Pizza sticks out like a sore thumb–and that’s …

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Eating Connecticut: Rocket Fine Street Food

I’m not the first blogger to wax poetic about how fantastic Rocket Fine Street Food is (CT Scenic and 60b Photography, for example, have both beaten me to the punch), but it’s worth repeating. If you haven’t checked them out yet, you should–you won’t regret it.

The idea is simple: homemade, fresh food …

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