Café Aura—Connecticut Needs Its Heroes Now More Than Ever
It’s always a sad day when a venerated restaurant closes, as Cavey’s in Manchester did in May, 2019. So the looming closure of Cavey’s, esteemed enough to draw gourmands from across Connecticut and even beyond, was potentially a terrible one, both for the community and the restaurant’s loyal and well-trained staff. But there’s a hero to this story—one who might already be Connecticut’s top hero.
Geno Auriemma Interview
Auriemma expounds on his background, the restaurant business, his love of food and passion for wine, and of course, basketball.
Haven Hot Chicken Brings a Taste of Nashville to the Elm City
Saturday, October 17, was the public opening of Haven Hot Chicken in downtown New Haven—and there was a line down the block. Earlier in the week, my wife Ann and I were the first to attend the press opening of this exciting new Nashville hot chicken restaurant created by a team of industry veterans well known to followers of the Elm City food scene.
The Ultimate Foodie’s Connecticut Bucket List
Connecticut may be a small state, but it’s a foodie’s paradise. These 100 items should lead true foodies to Nirvana.
Southern Comfort: Dishes From Dixie Whistle Their Way Onto Local Menus
The South is rising again in Connecticut—and it’s a good thing. Don’t worry, you won’t be seeing a Confederate flag flapping over the Capitol or The General Lee tearing up the dirt roads of Roxbury anytime soon. But Southern food is definitely making inroads in the Land of Steady Habits.