New ‘Banh Meee’ Restaurant Opens in Hartford

Location: 399 Capitol Ave, Hartford, Connecticut Hours: 11:30AM to 8PM MON – TUES (these are soft opening hours) You’ve most likely seen their bright yellow food truck parked around Hartford at one point or another. And now, shortly after the beloved GoldBurger’s left Capitol Ave in Frog Hollow, this Vietnamese style restaurant, Banh Meee, quickly took its place and […]

Top 5 Places to Grab a Margarita in the Hartford Area

Somedays, it’s hard not to find any excuse to drink. Thankfully, today is one of our favorite holidays – National Margarita Day! Check out the list of our top 5 places for a kick-ass, delicious, and buzzing margarita. 1. Sayulita Price: $9-12 With 11 different margaritas, Sayulita is our top choice to celebrate National Margarita Day. If you’re […]

Brunch Series | Butchers and Bakers

It’s been on our bucket list for almost a year now (since the restaurant first opened, really). We’ve heard only positive things about this hidden gem, and even more positive reviews about their brunch specials. So last weekend we finally got a chance to check out Butchers and Bakers in Farmington, and safe to say […]

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Where to Eat | Taste of Hartford Restaurant Week 2018

Duration: January 22nd – February 4, 2018 Click on the participating Hartford restaurants to see each Restaurant Week menu: Firebox Max Downtown bin228  On20 Trumbull Kitchen City Steam Brewery U.S.S. Chowder Pot IV VIVO Ted’s Montana Grill Salute Peppercorn’s Grill Black Eyed Sally’s  Nutshell Cafe J Restaurant & Bar First & Last Tavern  Costa Del […]

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The Best Happy Hours in Hartford

It’s winter… there’s no denying that. And unfortunately, this season throws our beloved farmers markets, hiking trips and outdoor festivals all out of the equation. Leaving us with only one way to warm up from the sub-zero degree weather. Alcohol. So we put together a list of the top Happy Hours in Hartford, so you […]

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6 Winter Inspired Recipes from local Well + Full Blogger

When it came to putting together a roundup of the best Winter-Inspired recipes to celebrate the…. (dun, dun, dun….) First Day of Winter, I knew just who to reach out to; Sarah Aldrich, a West End Dweller, and extremely talented blogger and chef. Sarah is the owner of the blog, Well and Full, which features “Vibrant Vegetarian […]

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Flora Restaurant Offers Plant Based Dining in West Hartford

West Hartford’s Blue Back Center has recently welcomed a new and unique restaurant to their already large array of dining choices. And in my humble opinion, to make it in West Hartford center you really have to be something special. This new restaurant Flora – is just that. Flora is owned by power couple KC […]

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The Best Hidden Dinner Spot in Hartford

Hidden by the overpowering Wendy’s sign, Han Restaurant can easily be lost in the sea of Prospect Street. To be honest, we drove past this place MANY times and never thought twice about it. Then bam, one day we were craving some hot pot and the first place to appear on google was Han Restaurant. […]

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Fat Orange Cat Brewery Review | Connecticut Craft Trail

About a year ago, I went to Fat Orange Cat Brewery for the first time with a few friends who live in East Hampton. It was winter so we were all huddled in the crowded barn, but despite being a bit cold, I quickly warmed up when I tasted their beer – which was surprisingly unfiltered, […]

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A Sweet Surprise in the New Max Downtown

If you’re familiar with the Greater Hartford area, chances are you’re also familiar with the Max Restaurant Group. While everyone seemingly has their “favorite,” ours happens to be Max Downtown, which conveniently is right down the street from us on Asylum Street. After a summer of renovations, Max Downtown finally reopened on September 19th. With […]