Award Winning Shell & Bones Clam Chowder Recipe for New England Clam Chowder Day

With ingredients including whole fresh clams, bacon, thyme, golden potato and light cream, this recipe won the Big Taste of Greater New Haven 2015 and 2016.  The recipe was created by Executive Chef Arturo Franco-Camacho from Shell & Bones in New Haven Shell & Bones Clam Chowder Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1-1/2 cups water 1/2 Read More

Sterling Vineyards Presents Newly Redesigned Vintner’s Wine Collection

Californian vintner Peter Newton started Sterling Vineyards in 1964 and every since has been creating highly acclaimed classic Napa Valley wines using Old World varietals. As one of the forefather wineries of Napa Valley, Sterling Vineyards enjoys a bountiful heritage, having created groundbreaking wines, diverse vineyards, and a historical winery with stunning architecture. Sterling Vineyards Read More

Color Your Winter with A Fire Flower Bouquet from Stop and Shop

Winter can be so dreary and dark. We stay shut up inside for many months. Our soul longs for the sun beating down on us and the smell of fresh flowers. Stop and Shop has beautiful flower arrangements and they just added a FIRE Flower Bouquet that is just beautiful. The bouquet is filled with fresh Read More

Westport’s The Cottage Restaurant Opens its Expanded Bar

The Cottage in Westport, Connecticut has officially opened its additional 800 square feet of space.  The expanded space next door includes full service dining at our 10-seat bar with a new cocktail menu, local draft beers and an expanded wine program.  There is also seating for large parties of 10 at a window seat banquette.  Read More

How to Make the Perfect Cheeseboard + Recipes

January 20th is National Cheese Lovers Day an Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market has a way to make the Perfect Cheeseboard. The cheese mongers at Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market are passionate about their jobs, and it shows in our incredible selection of hand-cut gourmet cheeses from around the world. With unique varieties, cheesy recipes and decadent wine Read More

Mohegan Sun 2017 Wine and Food Fest Tickets Now on Sale

Join Mohegan Sun for the annual Sun WineFest on January 27 – 29, 2017 and uncork a weekend full of fine wine, great food, celebrity chefs and more. Tickets for all Sun WineFest events are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Discover a feast for all of your senses showcasing over Read More

Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn To Host Frank Sinatra Tribute Dinner March 3rd

Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point is hosting a special Frank Sinatra tribute dinner in honor of the legendary performer. Held in conjunction with Old Saybrook’s Seaside Wine and Spirits on Friday, March 3, this creative Jack Daniel’s Family of Whiskey Dinner honors the iconic performer’s special relationship with the forerunner location during the property’s 1960s Read More

Queen Zuri New Orleans Now Open in New Haven

Queen Zuri, an authentic New Orleans-Style Restaurant is now open at 230 College Street in New Haven. Born and raised in New Orleans, Kim Soto inherited her Creole cooking skills from her grandmother who began teaching her to cook when she was just five years old.  Kim honed her recipes over the years to become a successful Read More

Mecha Noodle Bar is Now Open in New Haven

Mecha Noodle Bar is now open in New Haven at 201 Crown Street. We went to dinner with a few of our favorite bloggers last week. Bonnie from Home Place, Ron from Ron’s Food Trips and Natasha from Natasha Explores World. We have been to the Mecha Noodle Bar in South Norwalk and were super Read More

Easy Glazed Pecans Recipe

When you are looking for something sweet to munch on or serve in a bowl at a party and don’t know what to make, try these glazed pecans. I’m sure you will be pleasantly surprised at how good they are. Ingredients: 3 cups pecans, toasted 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 Read More