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Union League Cafe

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The crème de la crème of Connecticut special-occasion restaurants has remained owner Jean Pierre Vuillermet’s passion and workplace... Read More »

Tschudin Chocolates & Confections

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Filmmaker, TV personality, lawyer, firefighter, Food Network battle winner: The plot twists in Roberto Tschudin Lucheme’s résumé hint... Read More »

Grass Roots Ice Cream

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Don’t get too attached to scoops of “Salted Caramel Bacon Brittle,” “Blood Orange Chocolate Chip,” or “Goat Cheese... Read More »

Ford’s Lobster

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When a mere lobster roll won’t do, try a “Lobster Bomb”: a tender, grilled sourdough bread bowl heaped... Read More »

Heirloom Food Company

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It’s worth a road trip to this organic café, where a chalkboard gives props to local farms for... Read More »

The Sloppy Waffle

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Pearl sugar from beets in the dough makes Liège waffles rich, crispy-sweet, and nothing like any other batter... Read More »

Elihu Spicer Mansion

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A neglected, fire-damaged, overgrown apartment building is a splendid mansion again. Guests slumber beneath stunning plasterwork and muraled... Read More »

The Mayflower Grace

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Acquired by Grace Hotels in 2013, Connecticut’s notoriously luxurious 30-room country manor reinvented its uber-exclusive spa—open only to... Read More »

Cheese School of Connecticut at Fairfield & Greenwich Cheese Company

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Cheesemongers Laura Downey and Chris Palumbo fill their shops’ cases with rare selections, including New England’s most sought-after... Read More »

Bradley Playhouse

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

This 115-year-old vaudeville theater in the heart of a revitalized mill town is home stage for a nonprofit,... Read More »

O’Hara’s Landing Restaurant

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What was it like to savor breakfast or lunch lakeside in the ’50s? Don’t wonder. Wend your way... Read More »

The Woodland

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Diners never tire of the menu at this country pub that oozes cool. The kitchen’s adept at cuisine... Read More »

Bantam Bread

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Don’t be afraid to bite into a “Dirt Bomb.” These deceptively simple nutmeg muffins—dipped in clarified butter and... Read More »

Legends on the Farmington

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The lodge that Sal Tartaglione hand-built, utilizing reclaimed and custom-milled wood, looks as though it leapt from an... Read More »

The White Hart

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Even the GM wears jeans. But there’s nothing bumpkin about this 16-room 1806 landmark on the green, resuscitated... Read More »

Whiting Mills

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

A dozen years after Jean Paul and Eva Blachere began repurposing a 19th-century brick sock factory, its wood... Read More »

Haystack Mountain State Park

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The 360-degree view from the Rapunzel-esque stone tower atop Haystack Mountain is worth the half-hour or so of... Read More »

Lime Rock Park

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“Road to 60” improvement projects underway since 2014 are nearly complete, as racing legend Skip Barber’s historic auto... Read More »

American Museum of Tort Law

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Consumer advocate and four-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader was the driving force behind the nation’s first law-focused museum,... Read More »

Air Line State Park Trail

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East Hampton to Thompson Jog, walk, or pedal any or all of the 50-mile, flat, easy, gravel trail... Read More »

Lake Compounce

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There’s something for everyone here: water rides, classic rides, kiddie rides, dance and comedy shows—and, of course, roller... Read More »

Elephant’s Trunk Country Flea Market

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It costs peanuts—just $2—to treasure-hunt at Connecticut’s largest flea market. But serious shoppers pony up $20 before 7:00... Read More »

Adventure Rooms

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It’s like a video game IRL (in real life). “Room escape is fairly new in the U.S.,” says... Read More »

Stony Creek Brewery

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Boat parking and Branford River views from multilevel, indoor/outdoor gathering spaces set this ultra-modern 2015 newcomer apart from... Read More »

Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise

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From the sundeck, the bow, or the windowed, climate-controlled cabins of the fast-gliding SeaJet catamaran, you’ll spy eight... Read More »

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Harbor seals’ antics tickle preschoolers. Tweens can spend all day petting jellies, sharks, and stingrays. Even Game of... Read More »

Hartford Yard Goats

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The Eastern League AA New Britain Rock Cats have a new home and a new name, but affordable... Read More »



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