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.

A Bite-Size Stop in Providence, Rhode Island

Planning a stop in Providence, Rhode Island? Here's where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see. Just a short drive down from Boston and a few hours north of the Big Apple, Providence, Rhode Island...

Winter Farmers' Markets 2020, greater Westchester County...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Which Farmers Markets are moving indoors in greater Westchester County, N.Y. this winter, and what do you look for this time of the year? I see that Mamaroneck's Winter Farmers' Market has moved to...


CT weekend road trip

by Joanie 3 days ago

I had asked what was open in New Haven on Sun. and figured I'd report the various places as we traveled the long way from Boston (almost all food was split for the two of us). First stop was the Ed...

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Orange clam

by tiderunner00 3 days ago

Hi everyone, I have been seeing what they call “orange clam” at sushi restaurants. I often make sushi at home and am interested in learning more about this “new” clam, but “orange clam” on the web...

Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 25 days 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...

Soupy (italian sausage) in Westerly, RI

by mstatt54 13 years ago

go to Ritacco's hole in the wall market on 84 Oak Street ((401) 596-1835) and ask for this. It is absolutely amazing and I have not found it anywhere else.

New Haven, esp on Sun.

by Joanie 29 days ago

Going to New Haven on Feb. 15 and 16 and finding that a lot of places are closed on Sun. Was thinking that would be a good day for slightly nicer food since Sat. we'll be hitting diners, dogs and j...

Graduation Dinner - Providence, Rhode Island

by northxnortheast 22 days ago

Help ! (Please). Need to find a nice venue that can accommodate 20 people or so for a nice graduation dinner. Needs to be wheelchair-friendly. We have tried a few places and they either have a lot ...

Hartford grinder shops are almost gone...

by Ketteract 1 month 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 ...

Hard rolls in Wallingford, Ct area

by Scargoe 7 years ago

Looking back at least 15 years or so, there was a bakery in Wallingford, Ct named the New York Bakery which made their own hard rolls, with or without seeds, which were the best I have ever had. T...

Newport RI: Clarke Cookhouse Fine Dining Option or Fluke?

by middleagedfoodie 10 months ago

We're going on a Tue, Wed & Thur in May and both of these are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. If you could only go to one of these, which would you choose?

Restaurant Recommendations Near UMASS Amherst for Dinner

by RIfoodie29 27 days ago

Will be heading to UMASS Amherst for a College Basketball Game in March. It will also be my wife's birthday so we were looking for a dinner before the game in the area. Preferably not a chain. D...

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...

Big Ed's Hot Dogs Danbury CT

by Whampo 1 month ago

Does anyone have the recipe Big Ed used for his hot dog chili? I hear they are no longer in business. I blame the mall, if they had not killed the fair Big Eds would probably still selling dogs at ...

Chinese New Year 2020 in metro New York!

by gutreactions 1 month ago

The Chinese New Year, Year of the Rat, is coming January 25th and will last 15 days. Do you mark it at home, or do you visit a favorite restaurant to celebrate in the metro New York area? If you co...

Pinstripes, Norwalk, offers bistro, bowling & bocce...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Decided to take a drive and visit the big new Sono Collection Mall in Norwalk, CT. It is huge and airy, and apparently still a work in progress, anchored by Bloomingdale's at one end, and Nordstrom...

Looking for Memorable Moroccan Couscous

by LRS 5 months ago

I just moved to the Cambridge area from NYC and am looking for a good moroccan couscous in Boston, Cambridge or MA in general. The last thread is form more than 10 years ago. Any help?

Why No Florida Grapefruits at Costco?

by zackly 2 months ago

One of the few redeeming qualities of winter for me is it's Florida grapefruit season. Starting after Thanksgiving Costco usually has big bags of Florida grapefruits for sale. I like to eat them as...

Boston Food Porn 2019

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Post a pic of something delicious you ate in the Boston/MA area... In honor the 4th year of these threads, here's the most ridiculous thing I've eaten in a long time: FANCY TACO: Iberico de F...