Food Lovers' Guide to Connecticut: Best Local Specialties, Markets, Recipes, Restaurants, Events, and More

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Gelato, wine, beer, and cheese may not say “Connecticut” like pizza and seafood do, but—tuck in your napkin!—the Nutmeg State offers a broad menu of delectable food and drink that will leave your taste buds wanting more.
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 culinary offerings of Connecticut.
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Overview

Gelato, wine, beer, and cheese may not say “Connecticut” like pizza and seafood do, but—tuck in your napkin!—the Nutmeg State offers a broad menu of delectable food and drink that will leave your taste buds wanting more.
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 culinary offerings of Connecticut.
Whether you’re looking for Ethiopian or American Fusion, juicy ribs or pick-your-own fruit . . . Whether it’s served at a riverside restaurant, a cozy pub, or a roadside farm stand . . . this engagingly written guide will help you discover a bounty of culinary delights.
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 Featuring scrumptious new recipes from top Connecticut chefs and food producers and practical information including addresses, phone numbers, and Web sites, this updated guide is the ultimate resource for foodies to use and savor.
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This Insiders' Guide paperback provides 300 pages of Connecticut's finest restaurants, seasonal food festivals, and farmers' markets. Whether your poison of choice is homemade ice cream, pick-your-own fruit, New England clam chowder, cod, or sushi, Food Lovers' Guide to Connecticut will help sate you to the brim. Don't leave home without it.
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[A] foodie's directory of the state's offerings. . . . The book is easy to use, fun to read and the index and appendix pages are excellent."--Hartford (CT) Courant (praise for the previous edition)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762741700
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Series: Food Lovers' Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Brooks and husband Lester Brooks have reported on cuisines, wines, and dining customs for Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Travel & Leisure, and other national publications. Since 1977 Pat has been the New York Times Connecticut restaurant reviewer, reporting over time on more than 1,500 restaurants around the state. Among her twenty-three books are Best Restaurants of New England and Connecticut’s Best Dining and Wining. Lester has written about wines and wineries for the New York Times and other publications.
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Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     xvii
How to Use This Book     xviii
Fairfield County and Southwest Connecticut     1
Made or Grown Here     2
Specialty Stores & Markets     9
Farmers' Markets     21
Farm Stands     24
Food Happenings     28
Learn to Cook     32
Learn about Wine     35
Landmark Eateries     36
Brewpubs & Microbreweries     52
Wine Trail     56
Northwest Connecticut     59
Made or Grown Here     61
Specialty Stores & Markets     63
Farmers' Markets     74
Farm Stands     75
Food Happenings     81
Learn to Cook     83
Learn about Wine     84
Landmark Eateries     85
Wine Trail     104
Hartford Area and North-Central Connecticut     109
Made or Grown Here     111
Specialty Stores & Markets     117
Farmers' Markets     126
Farm Stands     130
Food Happenings     143
Learn to Cook     151
Learn about Wine     151
Landmark Eateries     153
Brewpubs & Micrabreweries     165
New Haven and Southeast Coastal Connecticut     169
Made or Grown Here     172
Specialty Stores & Markets     180
Farmers' Markets     194
Farm Stands     198
Food Happenings     205
Learn to Cook     211
Learn about Wine     213
Landmark Eateries     214
Brewpubs & Microbreweries     226
Wine Trail     228
Northeast Connecticut     233
Made or Grown Here     235
Specialty Stores & Markets     243
Farmers' Markets     249
Farm Stands     251
Food Happenings     261
Landmark Eateries     261
Brewpubs & Microbreweries     273
Food Happenings     279
Wine Happenings     281
Specialty Foods and Produce     283
Unusual Chain Stores     288
Indexes
Connecticut Eateries     290
Recipes     293
General Index     294
About the Authors     307
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