Southern New England

You can use this tag to discuss food in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. We also have tags for each of the individual states, as well as many of the cities within them, which you can browse here.

Stuffies Are the Real Rhode Island Seafood Treat Everyone Should Try

Stuffies are a Rhode Island specialty that deserves as much attention as fried calamari. Here's how to make these stuffed clams for a last taste of summer. When you’re staying at home instead of going...

Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...

Hartford grinder shops are almost gone...

by Ketteract 9 months ago

First, Maple Giant Grinder closed its doors... then the family behind Corner Grinder sold it and quality nosedived. Now, the address for Franklin Giant Grinder is listed as for sale. They’re ...

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Fast Food Breakfast Sandwiches

by zackly 2 days ago

Where I live in CT (suburban NYC) there are delis on every corner as well as bagel shops, donut shops etc. that all offer breakfast sandwiches. Bacon/sausage/ham, egg and cheese on a hard roll (Kai...

Metro N.Y. Farmers Markets open with Covid restrictions...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

We look forward to it every spring/summer/fall as Farmers Markets kick-off with the best their seasonal harvest have to offer. The new normal in 2020 is farmers markets are opening with many corona...

In Praise of Bertucci's

by zackly 10 days ago

I like Bertucci's. Even living in an area (suburban NYC) with a lot of good white tablecloth Italian restaurants Bertucci's does a good job. The food is good especially if you order selectively. Th...

Signs of restaurants reopening in Fairfield County, CT...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

We crossed the Westchester line into Greenwich, CT. yesterday afternoon to observe the partial reopening of restaurants in Fairfield County. Outdoor seating is now allowed, with restrictions. Drove...

Kemps hamburgers Hyannis Ma

by brianslife101 9 years ago

In the late sixties there was a burger joint named Kemps near the air port in hyannis. A yellow building with black cow on top.Does any one remember or know any thing about the company I might hav...

Oktoberfest: Where and what to enjoy?

by gutreactions 2 years ago

The fall is here, and along with it comes Oktoberfest! I enjoy indulging in some of the traditional hearty fare. What are your favorite spots for Oktoberfest food and beer? If you cook at home, whe...

ISO of good sausages

by AGM_Cape_Cod 2 months ago

For years we stopped at the Smoke House in Norwell to pick up sausage and now I see that it is closed. Any ideas of where in Boston/Cambridge or south of Boston we could get some decent sausages? H...

Fried Clams SW Connecticut?

by zackly 2 months ago

Once upon a time you could get great deep fried whole belly clams (or steamers) everywhere around here. Now, because they are so expensive restaurants don't serve fried clams and what they serve as...

Mallomars are Coming!

by jayjay 1 month ago

Next week Nabisco will be releasing their 2020 vintage of Mallomars. Last year my local Shoprite had a display taller than me; and I'm six feet.

Where's the fresh corn?

by gutreactions 4 months ago

We have been unable to find good fresh corn this season in our area of metro New York, Westchester County, to be exact. What we did find was skimpy at best. Where has it all gone? How about where y...

Lobster prices coming down: how do you like them?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Now is a good time to buy lobsters. I have noticed sale prices at local markets starting at $6.99 lb. for pound and a quarter; a bit more for larger sizes. Even frozen lobster tails have been on sa...

Anniversary weekend getaway to The Berkshires for two forty-something foodies

by Phil_A_Mignon 2 months ago

Hello again, my favorite food people. Taking wife to The Berkshires second weekend in October 2020 for our anniversary. My searches for information on the area pull up Chowhound entries that are 10...

Rhode Island help

by covidcooking 2 months ago

Hi, I’m spending a week in Charlestown, RI with my wife and 2 boys. I know the state is small, but likely won’t venture as far of Providence. Anyone have suggestions for spots in or around Charles...

Cape Cod 2020

by grumpyspatient 3 months ago

We have a week in Wellfleet booked for this September, barring the second wave of C-19. Any recent discoveries in the area? Or recommendations to share? Thanks!

Substandard Fried Belly Clams

by zackly 2 months ago

Yesterday, I had fried whole belly clams at a well reviewed restaurant in CT. They weren't great, soggy and very chewy. Are their different types of whole bellies in the marketplace? I one time hea...

Family Week in Nantucket

by JENNYBEEAY 3 months ago

Hello Chowhounders. Our family is spending a week in Nantucket next month. There are 6 adults and 4 kids whose ages go from 4-12. We are planning 4 dinners out. Can I get some insiders input on...

Road Trip Recommendations

by maxhuston 2 months ago

I am taking a road trip over labor day from Michigan to New York and to Boston and back and I am doing it off of restaurants with the significant other. Any recommendations would be great!!! Going ...

Big Ed's Danbury

by gratefulted 12 years ago

Anyone know what's up with Big Ed's hot dog stand in Danbury? They never re-opened after winter vacation, unless they changed location. I am familiar with Ed's history and the tragedy last year...