El Pollo Guapo Expands into Hartford’s Front Street District

A few years ago, husband and wife duo Heather and Roy Riedl decided to open up a food truck inspired by Spanish-influenced cuisine. Fangirling and pretty much stalking the truck around the state in an effort to track them down, we finally got to have our first Mercado experience. It was amazing. Two years into […]

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Connecticut’s New Professional Soccer Team Gets Ready to Call Hartford Home

Hartford’s professional soccer team is making moves, and it couldn’t make us any more excited. Coming Spring 2019, the renovated Dillon Stadium will become home to Hartford Athletic, CT’s very own professional men’s soccer club. video produced by Lumi Agency and Colony Video  With all the success surrounding the Yard Goats and Dunkin’ Donuts Park, […]

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New Happy Hour Spot Opens in Downtown Hartford | The Press

It may have the same bones, but you’d hardly recognize the newly revamped space that used to occupy the former Black Bear Saloon. This new restaurant and bar in Downtown Hartford, The Press, now parades a newspaper themed speakeasy interior, with classic prohibition cocktails and uniquely “pressed” foods. Surrounding the establishment hangs large prints of old […]

New Axe Throwing Business Pine & Iron Opens in Hartford

Move over darts and bowling because axe throwing is about to be your favorite new (and exhilarating!) weekend activity with Pine & Iron bringing a sharp new edge to Hartford. What once was an activity best suited for backyard BBQ’s has quickly gained mainstream popularity throughout the U.S, most recently making its mark on the […]

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New Restaurant Porrón & Piña Opening in Hartford’s Goodwin Hotel

Recently, it has been announced that the historic Goodwin Hotel is welcoming new restaurant, Porrón & Piña this April. Porrón will be taking over where Harlan Brasserie once occupied, while Piña will entering the Sidebar area, both serving cuisine inspired by Spanish routes.

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 […]

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New Paint and Wine Business Opens on Pratt Street

There’s no greater sense of excitement than seeing a new business open in downtown Hartford – ESPECIALLY when it’s a new opening on Pratt Street. A couple weeks ago, while I was walking to grab lunch, I noticed a ‘Painting with a Twist’ sign on the window of what used to be Stackpole’s. I immediately […]

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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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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 […]

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Division West Bistro & Bar Opens in West Hartford Center

This week, Division West Bistro & Bar has made its debut into the highly competitive restaurant world of West Hartford Center, and we got the exciting (and tasty) pleasure of being included in the soft opening. Division West is located on Lasalle Road, next to Shish Kebab House of Afghanistan and will be officially open […]