Caffe NV in Waterford continues to excel with a creative menu based around Mediterranean comfort food, and the warm service and atmosphere help create a reliably good time.
It was 18 degrees the night we went for dinner at Shakahari in Old Saybrook.
Sometimes the name of an eatery is all it takes to get me in the door.
The Day's critics offer some of the favorite spots they reviewed in 2016.
East Coast Taco, the tiny restaurant in Niantic, has an array of nicely prepared south of the border standards. But a perhaps unlikely option - their beef brisket - is a true high point for the area.
It's the aroma of fresh pasta, made daily at Rebeka's, that first strikes you upon entering.
Reviews of The Social Bar + Kitchen, Jealous Monk Social Hall & Beer Garden, and The Plum Tomato