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

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

by Patricia Brooks, Lester Brooks
     
 
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

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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
[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)
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762741700
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Series:
Food Lovers' Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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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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