Welcome to our Restaurant Spotlight series! Each week, centralCTmedia will feature just a few of our rockstar restaurant partners in Connecticut.

When you come to central Connecticut, there are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from. We’ve highlighted some in our previous restaurant articles, and we want more recommendation to add to the list!

Connecticut’s food scene is decidedly its own. It’s where dripping-with-grease sandwiches and Hartford-starred establishments can coexist in foodie harmony. It’s where restaurateurs from all kinds of backgrounds can showcase flavors they grew up with to hungry diners wanting more. 

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Saybrook Fish House

Four separate dining areas with their own cozy fireplaces abound at this comfortable family restaurant. Try the shrimp scampi, the crab cakes or the baked stuffed shrimp, but don`t let the name deceive you. Read more

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  • Burlington Holiday Sing

    12/02/2019 by

    Residents of all ages are invited to Burlington’s 34th Annual Holiday Sing Along on the Burlington Town Green, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7pm. The HIstorical Elton Brown Tavern will open at 6:30pm for cookies and other treats at 6:30pm.  The Chamber of Commerce, Torrington Savings Bank & The United Way are sponsoring a Coat Drive inside the… Read more

  • Ray’s Auto Body in Bristol Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    12/01/2019 by

    Ray’s CARSTAR Auto Body in Bristol is proud to celebrate their 30th year of business. Owner Steve Merchant has always enjoyed anything having to do with cars. With his dad owning the repair facility, Merchant was able to start his career in the industry at the age of 15 sweeping floors and cleaning cars. “I… Read more

  • All Heart: Hundreds Gather at Bristol Thanksgiving Service

    12/01/2019 by

    Two hundred people gathered at Saint Joseph Church on Wednesday, November 27th, giving thanks with neighbors of different faiths. This was the third time that members of the Bristol Area Association of Ministry partnered with the Interfaith Coalition in hosting the event.  Combined adult, children’s and handbell choirs performed and instrumental accompaniment was provided by… Read more

  • DOT to Bulldoze West End in Bristol

    11/27/2019 by

    A public information meeting is scheduled for December 3, 2019 at 7:00pm in City Hall Council Chambers. The public information meeting will include members of the State of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation planning team responsible for the design and construction of the new intersection. The purpose of the project is to reduce congestion, address traffic… Read more

  • Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award

    11/27/2019 by

    After receiving rave reviews for her compassionate and competent elderly care, Mary Donkor of Brooklyn, N.Y. was presented with the Assisted Living Services, Inc. Platinum Caregiver Award for September. The homecare agency surprised the live-in caregiver with the prestigious honor at the home of client Matilda Ellwanger in Madison, CT on Oct. 31, 2019. In addition to a check for… Read more

  • Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

    11/27/2019 by

    November 25, 2019 –The City of Bridgeport and the Small and Minority Business Enterprise is partnering with Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union to help low income families afford the cars they need to get back and forth to work. Mayor Joe Ganim made the announcement about the Working Wheels program at a press conference on November 19, 2019 at the Margaret… Read more

  • Follow the Lights to Holiday Cheer!

    11/26/2019 by

    Holiday cheer is upon us in Connecticut! Get in the holiday spirit by getting out and experiencing some of the brilliant holiday lights festivals and displays around the state. Gather your family and friends for a festive, magical, memorable outing sure to delight audiences of all ages. Start a Family Tradition This year, the annual Lake… Read more

  • Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

    11/25/2019 by

    Cooler temperatures in New England bring a flurry of winter wonders to Connecticut, where visitors can enjoy twinkling holiday lights and Santa sightings, new indoor and outdoor activities for adventure and history lovers, fireside dining, and reduced rates at hotels, inns and B&Bs along the shoreline and countryside. It is easy to maximize every moment… Read more

  • Bristol Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun and Drug Charges

    11/25/2019 by

    John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JAYSON BRUNO, 36, of Bristol, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to gun and drug offenses. According to court documents and statements made in court, law enforcement identified Bruno as a significant cocaine trafficker in Bristol. … Read more

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