Food Lover's Guide to Connecticut: Best Local Specialties, Shops, Recipes, Restaurants, Events, Love, and More

Food Lover's Guide to Connecticut: Best Local Specialties, Shops, Recipes, Restaurants, Events, Love, and More

by Patricia Brooks, Lester Brooks
     
 
Hungry for fresh sea scallops and deep-water red shrimp right off the boat? Interested in picking your own raspberries, peaches, and apples, or visiting a bison farm, a smokehouse, or a distillery? In search of the absolute best riverside restaurant, coziest pub, or the tastiest ribs in Connecticut? Let New York Times Connecticut restaurant reviewer Patricia Brooks

Overview

Hungry for fresh sea scallops and deep-water red shrimp right off the boat? Interested in picking your own raspberries, peaches, and apples, or visiting a bison farm, a smokehouse, or a distillery? In search of the absolute best riverside restaurant, coziest pub, or the tastiest ribs in Connecticut? Let New York Times Connecticut restaurant reviewer Patricia Brooks and wine expert Lester Brooks bring you the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate the foods, wines, and beers of the Nutmeg State. From shad festivals to garlic fests, lobster shacks to country inns, chocolate shops to European bakeries, a bounty of culinary delights awaits you in this engagingly written guide.
Inside you'll find: local producers of regional delicacies; food festivals and culinary events; farmers' markets and farm stands; cooking schools and wine seminars; specialty food shops; one-of-a-kind restaurants and landmark eateries; the state's best wineries and brewpubs, and much more.
With delectable recipes from top Connecticut chefs and food producers, and practical information including addresses, phone numbers, and Web sites, this sumptuous guide is the ultimate resource for food lovers to use and savor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762728619
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2004
Series:
Food Lover's Guides Series
Edition description:
First edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 6.78(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Pat Brooks' "Dining Out" column has appeared in the Connecticut Weekly section of the New York Times for 26 years. She and husband Lester Brooks are a travel-writing team who have written several guidebooks and numerous food and wine articles for many national publications. They live in Westport, Connecticut.

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