Connecticut

Norwalk’s Answer to Mumbai

Norwalk’s Answer to Mumbai

Aladin Indian Bistro, Norwalk’s newest shining star, is delivering authentic Indian flavors with a modern twist. Their culinary team, headed up by Chef Kausik Roy has created a cuisine that is generating rave reviews and effectively introducing more and more people to the delicate beauty of Indian cuisine. His success with Stamford’s Tawa Restaurant laid […]

| November 26, 2013
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Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Situated on a lovely corner with an elegant nautical theme, Greenwich’s Mediterraneo is serving up some rather fine cuisine. Winding down with a classic Negroni proved to be a prudent choice as we pondered the compelling menu that is rife with choices sure to inspire many palates. As one might imagine, seafood abounds at Mediterraneo […]

| August 19, 2013
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A Tasting Tour of New Haven

A Tasting Tour of New Haven

New Haven has a unique cultural richness due to the diversity of its population and the international persona and visitors that Yale University brings to the community, all of which makes it a great “foodie” city. It is also the home of the first burger (Louie’s Lunch), www.louislunch.com and is well known for the “must […]

| August 9, 2013
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Thali Continues to Put the Shine on the Cutting Edge

Thali Continues to Put the Shine on the Cutting Edge

Thali Restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut, is just another sparkling jewel in Chef Prasad Chirnomula’s impressive crown of achievements. From the moment you cross the threshold, you are amidst an environment of comfort, top notch service and a keen attention to detail. Chirnomula, whose mantra is “My goal is nothing less than to change the […]

| September 19, 2012
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Dining at the Hands of a Master

Dining at the Hands of a Master

The culinary muscle flexed by Chef Prasad Chirnomula has educated and perhaps even defined Connecticut’s interest and demand for Indian cuisine. Chirnomula, Owner and Executive Chef of the Thali Restaurant chain and the Future Food Group, has certainly reached icon status. A true innovator and inspiration, Chirnomula’s Thali is setting a new standard for quality. The […]

| September 19, 2012
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Spice Affaire

Spice Affaire

One never knows what to expect from a hotel restaurant and that is why we were beyond delighted to find the Hampton Inn is home to one of Stamford’s finest. Across from the future Mill River Park in Downtown Stamford, Connecticut we found a hidden gem called Spice Affaire. To us, the components that make […]

| September 19, 2012
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OLA, A Hidden Treasure

OLA, A Hidden Treasure

As a serious “foodie,” I pride myself on knowing all the best choices near my Connecticut home — so no one was more surprised than I, when a chef friend raved about a restaurant housed in a local strip mall. I’ve passed the place dozens of times and never gave it a glance, but from […]

| September 15, 2012
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FIRE & SMOKE

FIRE & SMOKE

BBQ is the “grass roots” cuisine of the south and all of us who have driven down the east coast certainly have our favorites. Whether it’s ribs, pulled pork, the “best” corn bread or delicious sides, BBQ is the ultimate fast food. So how far south do we really have to go to get authentic, […]

| September 14, 2012
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Gabriele’s

Gabriele’s

From the 31-ounce Riedel wine glasses to the fresh Buratta cheese imported from Italy, Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich, CT is knocking it out of the park at each and every opportunity. The former site of Luca’s restaurant at 35 Church Street has been outfitted with Venetian plaster walls, coffered ceilings, four fireplaces and beautiful […]

| September 13, 2012
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