Category Archives: Food and Drink

Connecticut’s Cold Brew Coffee Company

How do you take your coffee…hot? cold? If you said cold, you’re in for a treat. Connecticut’s first cold brew coffee company, is called just that Cold Brew Coffee Company. This is the brainchild of Gary Riccini of Cheshire who started serving up his organic brand of caffeine in April of last year. He’s bottling his product in Meriden…soon, Read more…

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Coming 2017: The Elm City Party Bike

Starting this April 1st, 2017, you’ll be able to tour New Haven on a bike with a whole group of folks…all peddling together on the “Elm City Party Bike.” Two guys came together who grew up on the same street in New Haven, Colin Caplan and Christian Bruckhart, and because of their love for the city Read more…

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Get Your Baked Goods At The Drunk Alpaca

Jessica Oen and Stephania Halverson have a passion for baking and so this year, in 2016, they waded into their small business venture and “The Drunk Alpaca” was born. Currently the pair is taking their baked goods to farmer’s markets all around the state of Connecticut, but the dream is to someday have a bakery Read more…

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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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