Talk turkey and hot dogs and and gyros and more with Chowhounds in the know about the capital of Connecticut.


Franklin Ave Hartford - still best city stretch for Italian?

by few 8 years ago

So may need a refresher on Italian in Hartford - haven't been there to eat in a spell and am thinking Italian. So - are THE places to eat Italian still on Franklin Ave? Give me the 3 must get...

Asian market east of Hartford?

by CA319 3 years ago

I recently moved to Glastonbury from Boston and I'm looking for an asian market where can I stock up on cooking staples but also get the occasional bunch of thai or holy basil. I've been to A Dong ...

Dinner for Large Party - Christmas Eve

by krisrishere 4 years ago

It looks like family will be descending upon Connecticut for a Christmas Eve meal. Because I'm just moving back into the area and not quite settled, we were thinking of going to a restaurant for d...

Moving to Hartford CT

by ml77 4 years ago

Hello New England Chowhounders, My family (me, wife, and 2.5 yo boy) is moving to West Hartford from NYC this week, and I'd like to get the lowdown on local eats. I visited over Labor Day week...

Best place to find fresh linguica or chourico in Hartford CT area?

by Meesch70 8 years ago

I usually buy Gaspar's at my local supermarket, but is there anyone in the area who makes it fresh? Thanks!

Roast lamb

by philbkr 4 years ago

...so if you're in the Hartford region and some night after work, you decided you've just got to have some roast lamb for dinner, where would you go?

CT: Make your own Main Street (if you could move your favorite restaurants ... )

by kattyeyes 6 years ago

OK, Connecticut, if you could bring your very favorite restaurants to your hometown, who would you choose? Me? Gaetano's [deli/sandwiches](Stratford) King & I Thai (Manchester) or Thai Charm...

David Glass truffles?

by geminigirl 5 years ago

Anyone know where and when he is parking the car and selling truffles? http://www.courant.com/features/food/hc-cookies04-glass-story.html

Candy making supplies near Hartford CT

by geminigirl 5 years ago

There used to be a great supply store in Meriden but they have closed. I need to find good bulk chocolate for making candy, peanut butter cups, etc....any suggestions? Thanks!


by johnsofats 6 years ago

Oh hello there Southern New England folks....Just moved to the Hartford area and am clueless as to local cuisine. Rather than trying to scour the boards for each of my questions - I thought I'd cr...

Breakfast off I-84

by johndory 5 years ago

I'm traveling down 84 with my family in a few days and am looking for breakfast options around Hartford (but I have some flexibility on just how far north/south we stop). The ideal place will have...

CT, store bought hot dogs (with a snap), eliciting suggestions

masha bousha
by masha bousha 5 years ago

Hello Friends and fellow chowhounders! I'm poking around here to see what snappy, natural casing hot dogs do you buy in grocery stores in the greater Hartford area? It doesn't need to be a groce...

Where are the REAL GYROs in Hartford CT area?

by Ray 19 years ago

I am searching for REAL GYROs. Real Gyros are made from pressed lamb carved from a spit and not from the oval prefab chicken, beef and lamb patties fine places like Tapas and Effies disappointingly...

Hartford, Armenial food festival this weekend

by geminigirl 6 years ago

Come eat some great food this weekend! Friday October 23rd 5-8pm, Saturday 24th 12-6 pm. http://www.sgarmenianchurch.net

Pizza CT.....

by geminigirl 6 years ago

Never been to any of these places, how about you? http://www.courant.com/features/food/hc-hidden-gem-pizza-in-connecticut-20151008-story.html

Looking for Peruvian ingredients

by acervoni 6 years ago

Does anyone know where to find peruvian ingredients in the Hartford area that I good buy?

CT food finds 2014: our year in review

by kattyeyes 7 years ago

I found lots of new deliciousness this year. How about you? I thought it might be fun to compile and invite others to add on. ASIAN RESTAURANT, Middletown or "The Parrot" as we like to call it, ...

Fresh turkey Hartford/ Farmington valley area

by hotwing 6 years ago

Does anybody know where I can find a fresh whole turkey approx. 10-12 lbs in the Farmington / Hartford area? Want to fry one next weekend. I see turkey breast available, but not a whole turkey.