How sweet it is at Sift in Mystic

Some assignments are tougher than others. This was not one of them.

Settling in for breakfast at Noah's Restaurant

Noah’s Restaurant on Water Street in Stonington Borough is many things to many people.

Enjoy old-country fare with a contemporary twist at il Pomod’Oro

With its emphasis on top-shelf ingredients, freshness and authenticity, the culinary team at il Pomod’Oro raises the bar on dishes we’ve all frequently encountered elsewhere.

A look back at recent Day restaurant reviews

Kitchen Little 36 Quarry Road, Mason's Island, Mystic This small, hip spot on the second floor above the Mason's Island Marina Store has a breezy, casual vibe and a creative, neo-gourmet approach to breakfast. Though there's also a lunch menu — and we'll get there...

Kitchen Little expands the breakfast repertoire

Kitchen Little, a small eatery on Mason's Island in Mystic with beautiful views, combines quick and friendly service with a clever and neo-gourmet menu.

There's much to admire about the Ancient Mariner

When I was younger, my siblings and I used to taunt our parents for repeating a rather generic superlative every time they had a meal they liked at a restaurant they liked.

Veg out at Shayna B’s By the Sea

I confess I had mixed feelings about my latest food mission to Shayna B’s By the Sea, a vegan café in Old Saybrook. I enjoy vegetarian fare, but I tend to eschew foods of the wheat-free, vegan variety, not because I object to the associated ethos, but because sometimes there...

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Rick's List - Pomp and Circumstance edition

So far as I can tell from a family tree I found online, there are eight living descendants of the composer Sir Edward Elgar. Now, you may not have all of Elgar's works in your collection, but most of us are completely familiar with Elgar's...

All aboard for Tuesday Night Paddlers

Hikers, bikers and runners all know that if you’ve been zipping merrily downhill for a while, eventually you’ll face a lung-busting, soul-crushing ascent.



Fran Lebowitz and Wally Lamb — Nov. 10, Garde Arts Center; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $35-$55

Nicki Minaj and Future — Oct. 5, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $86-$156

Tracy Morgan — Oct. 6, Mohegan Sun Uncas Ballroom; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $39-$49

Derek Hough — April 27, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $19-$39

Amazing Johnathan — Jan 18, Foxwoods’ Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $42

Dickey Betts Band — Aug. 30, Toyota Oakdale Theatre; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $35-$55

Cedric "The Entertainer" and George Lopez — July 29, Foxwoods' Grand Theatre; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $50-$70