Category Archives: Food and Drink

If You’re Vegan, You’ll Love Three Girls Vegan Creamery In Connecticut

For those of you who follow a vegan diet and have a tough time finding variety when it comes to meals, Guilford, Connecticut’s Three Girls Vegan Creamery might hold some answers. The company is owned by a Mom and her two daughters who eat vegan. In just a few years, the company’s popularity is beyond Read more…

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Connecticut’s 2017 Small Business Person Of The Year ~ Jovial Foods

Carla Bartolucci is small in stature but huge in the organic and gluten-free worlds. She is Connecticut’s Small Business Person of 2017. She and her Italian-born husband’s business is called Jovial Foods, it’s based in Stonington. Her drive to succeed is spurred by loved ones she and her husband lost, and their eldest daughter, who Read more…

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Executive Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo

  From West Africa’s Ivory Coast to Hollywood. Executive chef, Francois Kwaku-Dongo’s story is one of hard work and perseverance and help along the way from one of the most famous chefs in the world, Wolfgang Puck. He did not know English when he came to this country and now speaks many languages. He worked with Puck at Read more…

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An Indoor Farm in Connecticut

Indoor farming is underway in the state of Connecticut thanks to a group of young entrepreneurs. Trifecta Eco Systems Incorporated has just fully filled out its new downtown Meriden aquaponics facility with thousands of plants growing vertically and on flat surfaceS. Their farm is in a massive former ball-bearing plant which has been fully transformed. Spencer Curry, the Read more…

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Zoni Foods, A Healthy Meal in 10 minutes

  It’s a fresh take on frozen food. Two former graduate students at Yale University decided they needed to find better healthy food in the frozen food section, so they went right to worked and created it.  They developed Zoni Frozen meal kits. Zoni is taken from the first two letters of their first names, Zoe and Nilofer. Clever Read more…

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What’s Going On In Hartford? Go To weHartford.com

Two young women who founded a digital marketing company called Lumi Agency and located it in Hartford thought it would be a great idea to boost the city with its own website, so they developed  weHartford. While Cara Stellato and Melissa Melonson continue to build their agency, they’re busy trying to draw attention to the Capital City Read more…

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Connecticut’s Mobile Pub

  This is not your parent’s Shasta trailer. The two owners of “The Mobile Pub” are Marco Marcelo and Thomas Keane. A year and a half ago they decided to deck out a 1962, 14-foot Shasta caravan with a full bar including Connecticut craft beers and haul it around the state for weddings and other Read more…

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Meals For CT Families In Health Crisis

Sarah Leathers of Simsbury, Connecticut is the founder of Healing Meals Community Project.  It is a nonprofit organization designed to serve healthy organic meals to an entire family during a health crisis which includes cancer or chronic illnesses. The meals are prepared by 14-24 year old volunteers who are supervised.  Some 250 volunteers are on board Read more…

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One 6 Three, The Pizza Joint In New Haven

There’s a pretty new kid on the pizza block in New Haven, Connecticut. One-six-three, The Pizza Joint, in the East Rock section of town… dared to enter into a city where some of the nation’s most famous pies exist. This small business, opened in February of 2016, is owned by a young engaged couple who will marry Read more…

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Go For A Ride On The Elm City Party Bike

The Elm City Party Bike, a small business on wheels, is getting a lot of support from other businesses in New Haven. It arrived in in March and went public for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, since then its owners have been booking dozens of two hour tours around the city. For 30-dollars you hop on board Read more…

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