March 7, 2014
I wasn't planning on feasting on goat meat the other day, but that's exactly what I did when my colleague Tim Cotter and I went to check out the In-N-Out Caribbean Cuisine in New London.
January 29, 2014
Bacon fat caramel popcorn at the Engine Room in Mystic.
December 20, 2013
When I think sushi, I think elegantly assembled cuts of fish on perfectly cooked and seasoned rice, typically placed on those little wooden blocks and accompanied by some ginger garnish and squeeze of wasabi. Inviting you to sit down,...
November 11, 2013
On our first visit to the Brazen Hen in Westerly, we were a bit disappointed that for an Irish pub it didn't have many traditional entrees. Bangers and mash, shepherd's pie and fish and...
November 6, 2013
Rosa Nasuti, better known as Mama Rosa to customers at Carlo & Son Quality Meats in East Lyme, passed away Sunday.
November 2, 2013
I'm hungry. It's Sunday night and most restaurants in downtown New London are closed.
Also, I need a hug.
Where do I go? The
September 27, 2013
Restaurant weeks are popping up all over but one of the best happens every fall in Westerly.
As Jill Blanchette wrote this week, an...
September 19, 2013
In June, in researching a food page story for an event at Langworthy Farm Winery, I tagged along with Peter Huoppi to Seafood Etc. in Pawcatuck to see a batch...
September 11, 2013
All of a sudden everyone is making sandwiches with pretzels. Wendy’s and Ruby Tuesday are putting burgers on pretzels; Sonic is serving a hot dog on one.
Of course, Malted Barley has been doing...
August 10, 2013
Apparently, I did not get the memo when The Broken Yolk Café in New London changed ownership, dropped "Broken" from its name and became pretty much one of the greatest...
August 6, 2013
I've eaten outside a lot this summer. From my own deck, to Capt. Scott's in New London and Skipper's Dock in Stonington and a couple...
July 10, 2013
According to their Facebook page, Ten Sandwiches has relocated to 98 Bay St. in Watch Hill.
You probably remember the sandwich shop lost its home...
July 3, 2013
I love being surprised -- in a good way -- when dining out. Lately, the surprises have been sweet -- as in desserts.
Who would think you'd find some of the most awesome cakes and pies at a smalltown...
June 28, 2013
Don't you hate it when you feel like you've stumbled upon a hidden gem, only to learn that everyone else already knows about it?
That's what it was like for me when I first went to
June 12, 2013
Last week, before the rains came, we made our first trip of the year to Capt. Scott’s in New London. As Lee Howard...
May 31, 2013
A restaurant owner recently told me that Wednesdays have become one of his busiest nights. His theory, which I found interesting, was that people were opting to spend time with their families on weekends and instead were going out...
May 28, 2013
I noted in a recent restaurant review that my favorite type of chowder is Rhode Island, or the clear-broth variety. Simple but delicious, in my opinion.
May 24, 2013
My favorite eateries are the kind you never see much trace of on the Internet. You learn about it only through word of mouth, so that once you discover it, you feel like you're one of the select few in the know. Suddenly, you're a true...
May 15, 2013
I thought I knew my frozen desserts. Ice cream, gelato, sorbet, frozen yogurt, ice pops. I am a master champion appreciator of them all.
I'd heard of frozen custard and half-heartedly enjoyed certain...
May 11, 2013
I'm getting hungry again just thinking about it.
If you thought you had to go all the way to New Haven or New York for great falafel and Mediterranean food, you're wrong, and here's why.
April 3, 2013
I have to be in the right mood to enjoy tapas dining. Thankfully, that was the case when we went to Twisted Vine in Westerly. As I said in a review of the new restaurant, which you can read