Dodgingtown Market & Deli - A Neighborhood Delight

Published: December 02, 2016 at 12:00 am
Located near the intersection of Route 302 and Jacklin Lane, next to the Dodgingtown Firehouse, Dodgingtown Market & Deli has served as the local convenience store in the Taunton District since 1967, where locals can grab that half-gallon of milk

A Fresh Experience: Butcher's Best Country Market

Published: November 18, 2016 at 12:00 am
A classically trained "hoof to sausage" butcher, in 2012 Steve Ford expanded Butcher's Best from its small, South Main Street space to the current 3,000-square-foot Highland Plaza location, renaming it Butcher's Best Country Market. The butcher shop/market/deli provides an old-fashioned

Authenticity Reigns At Mexicali Rose Bethel

Published: November 11, 2016 at 12:00 am
To step into Mexicali Rose Bethel is to be instantly cheered. Walls splashed in bright shades of orange and green, with crisp white accents, and natural light flooding the room work to lift any low spirits. Upbeat Latin music plays

Sycamore Drive-In: A Taste Of Nostalgia

Published: November 04, 2016 at 12:00 am
For 67 years, the Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant has been drawing crowds from Bethel, Newtown, and surrounding towns. The 75-seat dining spot that has maintained an aura of "yesteryear," from its menu and décor to the summertime Cruise Nights featuring vintage

Sweet Mango Asian Restaurant & Bar

Published: October 21, 2016 at 12:00 am
Serving up a menu that features the cuisines of China, Japan, and Thailand, Sweet Mango in Newtown's Plaza South is also known for its sushi bar, run by an experienced kitchen staff. Having skilled food experts is very important to

The Ever-Evolving Foundry Kitchen And Tavern

Published: October 14, 2016 at 12:00 am
On the corner of the bustling Sandy Hook Center intersection of Church Hill, Glen, and Riverside Roads and Washington Avenue stands a sturdy 150-year-old red brick building overlooking the picturesque Pootatuck River. It only took Christopher Bruno ten minutes of

Hacienda Don Manuel Offers a Taste of Mexico

Published: October 07, 2016 at 12:00 am
When stepping into Hacienda Don Manuel in Brookfield, customers become immersed in the sights, sounds, and cuisine of Mexico. New owner Edgar Romero opened Hacienda Don Manuel 16 months ago after the previous version of it closed down. Having experience

Barbarie's Black Angus Grill Satisfying Budgets And Appetites

Published: September 16, 2016 at 12:00 am
Barbarie's Black Angus Grill, owned and operated by Tom and Karen Barbarie since 2012, brings area diners the fine steak and seafood experience first started by Tom's father, Jim Barbarie, at his eponymous Danbury restaurant in 1961. It is the

Spreading The Love At Bakes N' Cakes Cafe

Published: September 09, 2016 at 12:00 am
Tony Posca, longtime former owner of Andrea's Bake Shoppe in Newtown, opened the doors to Bakes N' Cakes Cafe in Southbury in April 2014. Mr Posca is pleased to offer not just his signature baked goods there, but breakfast and

Blue Colony Diner: Where Service Is A Privilege And Pleasure

Published: August 20, 2016 at 12:00 am
Exit 10 off of I-84 has been synonymous with the Blue Colony Diner for travelers and locals alike since Eftihios "Eddy" Marnelakis first opened the doors in March of 1973. Since then, his son, George Marnelakis and his family, wife

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