I'm thinking about moving to Hartford, and a big consideration is the local food scene.
I am not a prima donna. I'll eat off a sawdust floor if the food is good and worth it.
That said, I do have some things that I love, namely:
1) Local and seasonal cooking all year round
2) Great wine (especially Oregon Pinots) and Munich beer
3) A _cheese_burger that makes you drool with sweet potato fries
4) Thin pizza with primo tomato sauce
5) Clam and lobster rolls
With that in mind, can you recommend your favorites for lunch and dinner? I'm lucky enough that price point really isn't an issue - only the tastiness level.
I've already been intrigued by Bin 228, Chowderpot IV, and the Grant's mini-empire.
And, isn't there an amazing place that is usually lunch only but sometimes does chef's dinners downtown in one of the highrises? I know I heard about it and even went to the website, but I was foolish and didn't bookmark.
Your suggestions are welcome! If you ever need for Philadelphia or Chicago, don't hesitate to ask. And, I will absolutely put my findings on the board after I come back later this week.