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

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

by Patricia 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 brings you the inside scoop on the best places to find,

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 brings you the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate the culinary offerings of Connecticut.

Whether you’re looking for Asian 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—which also features scrumptious recipes from top Connecticut chefs and food producers—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 • Local food lore and kitchen wisdom, and much more

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 a previous edition)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762752805
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Series:
Food Lovers' Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Brooks has reported on cuisines, wines, and dining customs for Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, and other national publications. Since 1977 she has been the Connecticut restaurant reviewer for the New York Times, reporting on more than 2,000 restaurants around the state. Among her twenty-three books are Best Restaurants of New England and Connecticut’s Best Dining and Wining

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