Milford, Connecticut is overflowing with Asian cuisine. For such a tiny town, there’s some version of a Chinese/Japanese/Thai place every half mile, to the point where it’s starting to get weird. For this piece I’m just centering on just one immediate area: the JW-carved out range between the CT Post Mall and Milford Marketplace (Whole… Continue reading JW’s Asian Extravaganza
By Amanda Bloom Originally published in The Mercurial. Elissa Altman’s first book, Poor Man’s Feast, reads like a good, hearty meal – by the time the last page is turned, you feel as though you know Altman intimately, that you’ve sat at her table countless times, filling up with fine food and colorful stories. Feast,… Continue reading Love the One You’re (Eating) With: a Review of ‘Poor Man’s Feast’
If you’ve read my previous reviews, the last thing you would expect from me is to review a sports bar. I’ve done genre/lifestyle specific restaurants (G-Zen/Uncle Willie’s BBQ), high-end restaurants that have the chef’s name under the name of the place (Parallel Post – a Chef Dean James Max eatery!), or semi-popular takeout places (Layla’s).… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Crush Sports Cafe
The other day, I poured half of my Wee Heavy into half a cup of coffee that was sitting in my fridge – and with the addition of two ice cubes, it was DELICIOUS. So delicious, in fact, that I wondered how this concoction would taste if I added chocolate ice cream… For those… Continue reading Hipster Beer Adventures, Part I: “Wee” Misadventures in Milkshakes
By Joshua Durkin Originally published in The Mercurial. I cracked the mammoth book released two years ago, a hundred years after his death, The Autobiography of Mark Twain. And today I finally had the chance to actually get into reading it. It’s a fine way to look at life, the way that he decided to… Continue reading A Twainian Beer Review: Midas Touch
By Dan and Kristien Del Ferarro of OmNomCT Part of the excitement of checking out Sunday’s big game (we are under obligation by the mega-monopolies that rule this world not to say what we’re actually talking about but to hint at what we’re talking about, even though you all know what we’re talking about, though… Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks, Part VI: The Play by Play for Your Big Game Day!
Kibbie is a traditional Lebanese meat pie made with bulgur wheat and ground lamb. I’ve made it a grand total of once. It’s freakin’ delicious. But today, in my quest for a Super Bowl worthy dish in celebration of my brothers team, I will be Baltimoring it up. Bring on the Old Bay. Here’s the… Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks, Part V: Raven for Kibbie!