It’s best to be systematic when entering the new Mystic Market store in Old Saybrook.
For a term I heard sparingly, if ever, 10 years ago, farm to table has undeniably gone mainstream, and with that there's bound to be an epigone or two. However, La Belle Aurore is the real deal.
This new Pawcatuck eatery delivers a breakfast and lunch menu punctuated with homemade everything — sausage and roasted meats, breads and bakery items, ketchup and even mayonnaise.
Do you have a sweeth tooth? And, really, who doesn't? Well, we are happy to help. We have some suggestions for folks looking for something chocolatey or sugary or simply scrumptious.
While the culinary wizards at Cafe Flo at the Florence Griswold Museum hardly need the stately grounds of the museum to bolster the appeal of their fare, patio seating overlooking the Lieutenant River certainly is a nice touch.
In an area famous for its Mom 'n' Pop grinder shops, the nation-wide Jersey Mike's Subs chain has opened a tasty location in Waterford Commons.
Breakwater's deck sticks out into the harbor, which surely must be among the most picturesque in New England.
Some people do it up with ice buckets, fancy glasses and tablecloths while others just pull a couple of cans from a cooler.