Category Archives: Food and Drink

WaiterWheels.com Will Be Right There With Your Food

Need a meal fast but you don’t feel like leaving the house, your hotel, college room or your office? Are you having a seminar where food is needed? Ten years ago in 2006, a company called Waiter-Wheels was founded in Hartford and just like its name…your “waiter” on wheels comes to you with your order. Two years back Read more…

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Have A Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookie Made In Connecticut

ockHave you ever had a dream to start your own business? A mother-daughter team in Hamden decided to go for it two years ago and have built Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookies with all natural ingredients…the idea is to build it in Connecticut and then franchise it all over the country. Cynthia Rae, a graduate of Read more…

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Cheers! To The Hartford Flavor Company

A married couple in Connecticut decided to leave their corporate jobs and go into the line of spirits. Their mission..to jump into the cocktail culture with an organic product. Their ingredients come from local and regional farms. The Hartford Flavor Company was launched in 2015 and their Wild Moon Liqueurs are already in 450 locations in Connecticut Read more…

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Vintage Properties in Connecticut Come Back To Life

  They were outdated, underutilized vintage properties in Connecticut and now they have come back to life. A farm that dates back to the 1600’s which was also the site of a 1940’s era airplane hanger, has become Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington. A 1950’s gas station near downtown Mystic, is about to open as a coffee Read more…

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“Steep” By Connecticut’s Bigelow Tea Company

Two Fairfield Companies Join Forces and Bring Refreshing News for the Area Economy Bigelow Tea, the US industry leader in specialty tea, recently announced the introduction of steep by Bigelow, a new line of organic teas with a fresh look and trendy appeal. To bring their new product to market, Fairfield-based Bigelow Tea enlisted the Read more…

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The New James Farmacy in Old Saybrook

The beloved James Pharmacy & Soda Fountain will reopen as the James Farmacy [JF], an organic café and juice bar in May 2016. Through its menu and programming, James Farmacy will promote Wellness, Healing and Self-Care by offering healthy, clean, whole-food options, nutrient-dense foods and drinks, health conscious versions of ice creams and sodas, and various educational programs.  The James Farmacy Read more…

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Litchfield Distillery Is Cranking Out The Spirits

The Litchfield Distillery, is tucked up in the hills of Litchfield, Connecticut. Jack and Peter Baker and their ther brother, Dave started work on the place about two years ago. Their family business, back some three generations was, and still is, Crystal Rock Water. A fair amount of water goes into Bourbon so the two businesses work Read more…

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Opening Spring 2016~ “Shanks” Waterside Restaurant In Clinton

Shanks is a “New” waterfront restaurant located at Harborside Marina in Clinton, CT.  The restaurant was created from a 1974 Bruno & Stillman 42’ Commercial Lobster Boat completely customized to house a state of the art commercial kitchen, capable of cooking fresh seafood, lobster, burgers and much more. The original boat came from The Sound Read more…

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Wait For It…A New Bakery Is Headed To Mystic

SIFT is a French focused bakery located in historic downtown Mystic, Connecticut that will open in May, 2016. The bakeshop, owned and operated by Pastry Chef Adam Young, will feature a wide variety of artisanal breads, breakfast pastries and sweet and savory delights. SIFT will also offer specialty cakes, desserts and custom gifts. Featuring a Read more…

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Discover Putnam, Connecticut, Vintage Feel ~ Modern Appeal

The folks in Putnam, Connecticut, in the state’s northeastern “quiet corner,” are working hard to get you on the road to come see their town of about 8,000. There is a ton going on in this old mill town. One of it’s biggest events every year is it’s “Fire and Ice Festival.” It will take Read more…

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