City Steam Brewery Cafe

CITY STEAM BREWERY City Steam Brewery Cafe was doing the craft brew thing before it was THE CRAFT BREW thing. They’re just as comfortable being a family friendly dinner spot before a Wolf Pack game as they are being a Pool Hall and Brewery for a drinking crowd after the game. And that’s not all […]

Soulbaila

SOULBAILA This place really does have it all. A stacked menu with options for everyone, weekly live music, drinks, BRUNCH. Ain’t no party like a SoulBaila party.  Photo lovingly borrowed from SoulBaila. 735 Wethersfield Avenue Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 461-0324 Facebook Instagram Desktop

The Russian Lady

THE RUSSIAN LADY The Russian Lady offers you THREE floors of entertainment, provided by some of the state’s best DJs and entertainers. SIX bars. Yeah, you read that right, SIX. TWO outside patios with a sweet view of Bushnell Park and the Capitol building. What has two thumbs and is hella excited?! YOU.  Photo lovingly […]

Republic at The Linden

REPUBLIC AT THE LINDEN Go eat super delicious gastro pub fare in their gorgeously decorated dining room with glittering chandeliers hanging from tin ceilings, exposed brick, and small dining nooks. Or sit on the (seasonally enclosed) patio. Breezy in the summer, central fireplace in the winter.  Photos borrowed lovingly from Republic. 10 Capitol Avenue Hartford, […]

Little River Restoratives

LITTLE RIVER RESTORATIVES As they like to put it, Little River Restoratives is elevating the low road. With their unique array of cocktails, punches, possets, and grogs, Little River is serving up a new twist to the local neighborhood bar scene. Photos lovingly borrowed from Little River Restoratives. 405 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT (860) 403-0340 […]

Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt

THOMAS HOOKER BREWERY AT COLT A new tasting room and small batch pilot brewery now open in Hartford. Located in the South Armory at the former Colt firearms complex, their new facility features a beautiful reclaimed wood bar, plenty of seating indoors and an outdoor patio. Photos lovingly borrowed from Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt. […]

Sorella

SORELLA Sorella specializes in traditional wood fired Neapolitan pizza, fresh pasta, and antipasti. The restaurant is comfortable – cozy even. This restaurant will go very quickly from “Why don’t we try Sorella,” to “Why don’t we go to Sorella again.” Take a look at the menu, and know that every single thing on there is […]

Black-Eyed Sally’s Southern Kitchen & Bar

BLACK-EYED SALLY’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN & BAR Black-eyed Sally’s has been making mouths, tummies, and ears happy since they opened their doors in 1995. They’re famous in these parts for their award winning BBQ and Cajun cooking, and a stage that hosts some of the best recording artists on the blues circuit today.  Photo lovingly borrowed […]

Salute

SALUTE Salute has, hands down, the best garlic bread in the entire world. THE ENTIRE WORLD. Please read that in not just all-caps, but quintuple all-caps. Other house faves are the sweet potato ravioli in a sage cream sauce, their house-made ricotta gnocchi with chicken, and a salad with a big ol’ meatball on top. […]

The Capital Grille

CAPITAL GRILLE The Capital Grille’s website states that “It is our sole desire that everything, and we mean everything, that arrives at your table at The Capital Grille delights you. To ensure that experience, we use only the finest, freshest ingredients, artfully prepared in recipes designed to engage all of your senses.” They are not […]