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Enjoy great food with a side of history at Hadlyme Country Market

Hadlyme Country Market's L.L. Brockway panini sandwich (Marisa Nadolny)

Now open 116 years, Hadlyme Country Market's take on takeout dining options is delicious and thoroughly modern.

How to whip up the Norm's Diner Chicken Brushetta Omelet

Steve and Kerystal Stoyanoff of Norm's Diner share the secrets of their popular Chicken Brushetta Omelet.

No more boring burgers: 'Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski has a winning recipe using lamb

Key to the appeal of this lamb burger is serving it on a flatbread, not in a plain old bun. (Photographer: Kate Krader/Bloomberg)

Chef Asma Khan, he says, "showed me this lamb patty that was filled with this cooling, yogurt-y, minty sauce in the center that she explained was the food of aristocrats — and I was just blown away by it."

A dip that's cool as a cucumber

Cold Cucumber Dip from

Besides serving the chilled dip with crudités and crostini, she suggests pairing it with lamb, cold-poached salmon, or even hamburgers and hot dogs.

Mystic's Taquerio brings a fresh take to Mexican street food

Taquerio's stunningly wonderful churros (Eileen Jenkins)

Taquerio is a welcome addition to the hearty Mystic dining scene with its casual but creative approach to Mexican street tacos.





Arrr! The Thimble Islands’ best treasure isn’t buried

Only 23 of the Thimbles are inhabited, some with only one house and others with multiple dwellings, bringing the total number of residences to 81

Mutineers and missionaries

William Lay was trapped on a sparsely populated island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, over 7,000 miles (as the crow flies) from Saybrook.