RESTAURANT REVIEWS

Super sandwiches to be had at Misquamicut shop

The latest in a trend: earnest young people using quality ingredients to construct amazingly creative, if a tad pricey, sandwiches.

Beating the summer crowds to some favorite restaurants

You know how it goes: once Memorial Day hits, the population of our seashore region skyrockets — and your best-loved haunts suddenly become much, much busier. That’s good for business — and for you, if you like a lively, hoppin’ joint. If you’re crowd-averse,...

Restaurant review: The Gris has still got it in Essex

Like the downtown area in which it resides, the Griswold Inn has retained its charm throughout the years.

Margaritas remains a prime dining destination

It wasn’t until my soon-to-be 4-year-old son turned 2 that my wife and I were able to lift our self-imposed banishment from all dining establishments in Connecticut, Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Now that those days of scurrying out the door with a screaming child in...

In need of a pierogi or potato pancakes? Try Smakosh

If you’ve ever said to yourself, "I wish I knew of a decent all-day breakfast joint around here that also served a fine pierogi," well, then your wish has come true.

In need of a pierogi or potato pancakes? Try Smakosh

If you’ve ever said to yourself, "I wish I knew of a decent all-day breakfast joint around here that also served a fine pierogi," well, then your wish has come true.

Flanders Diner cooks up classic comforts and more

Editor's note: This version corrects breakfast hours at the diner. While the in-house menu states breakfast is served from 6 to 11 a.m., a representative from the restaurant says breakfast is served all day.

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John Ledyard, globetrotting college drop-out

In 1783 John Ledyard dedicated a book about his travels to Governor Trumbull, Connecticut’s Revolutionary War statesman.

Could you Be the Match?

Did you ever think a swab of your cheek has the information needed to save someone else’s life?