Adriatic Restaurant

ADRIATIC RESTAURANT This family owned Italian and Balkan restaurant will blow your socks right off. Just look at that picture, YUM! Go for the Instagrammy worthy plating and stay to hoover every last crumb from said Instagrammy worthy plate.  Photo lovingly borrowed from Adriatic Restaurant. 577 Franklin Avenue Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 726-4155 Facebook Instagram […]

Rush Bowls

← Restaurants Rush Bowls Who doesn’t love something that’s super good for you, packed with nutrition, and doesn’t taste like soft cardboard? Each bowl is made with honest, healthy ingredients crafted in ways that taste “sinfully delicious,” if they do say so themselves. Order one of their signature bowls, and add one of their boosts […]

Sole Nutrition

← Restaurants Sole Nutrition Sole Nutrition has a rotating seasonal menu of shakes that’ll perk you up, muffins, snacks, protein coffees, and energy teas. Look for peach, raspberry, cinnamon, cherry, cookie dough, Oreo, chai, and cranberry, oatmeal cookie, orange, peach, bit-o-honey, and South Beach, Mudslide, Twix bar, Keylime pie, Fruity Pebbles, dirty Chai.  VISIT THEM […]

The Place 2 Be

← Restaurants The Place 2 Be We’re pretty sure the milkshakes at Place 2 Be are the milkshakes they serve in Heaven, but for reals- bring a friend to help you finish this bad boy. Everything here is hella Instagrammable and equally delicious, from the decor to the waffles to the brunch cocktails they serve […]

Modern Pastry Shop

← Restaurants Modern Pastry Shop The amazing cakes these folks make could have their own TV show. They don’t just make cakes though. There are loads of traditional Italian pastries to stuff in your face, and you can do it sitting at an old-school soda fountain counter with the BEST cappuccino in your hand.   Photo […]

Tastease Mini Donuts

← Restaurants Tastease This tiny Parkville Bakery is one of Hartford’s best and worst kept secrets. If you’ve visited even once, you have already become fanatical and told everyone who will listen to them about this unbelievable place you just found and their amazing 2 1/2″ mini donuts. If you haven’t been, you have no […]

Story and Soil Coffee

← Restaurants Story And Soil Coffee shop, community hub, hipster paradise – Story and Soil covers all the bases. While you can definitely walk in and just order a cup of batch brewed joe and some avocado toast, their espresso drinks are where all the magic happens. Their rotating list of seasonal drink specials always […]

Capital Ice Cream

← Restaurants Capital Ice Cream They close every winter, but don’t worry – they’ll be back when the weather gets warmer.  Not only is this joint super cool, their Connecticut homegrown ice cream will make you want to leave your family and start a new life in their freezer. They have all the classics to […]

Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant

← Restaurants Fire-N-Spice The Jamaican heritage of the owners of Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant might not directly influence their love of raw food, but it certainly informs some of their vegan and vegetarian recipes. Eastern-inspired red lentil dahl, hearty tempeh burgers, delicately barbecued tofu- is your mouth watering yet? Outside of the fire-kissed specialties, […]

Mozzicato’s Bakery and Pastry Shop

← Attractions / Shops & Services Mozzicato’s Everything about Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery & Pastry Shopis perfect. 1. They make the best cannoli ever to cross your lips, and never, ever pre-fill them so the shell is always crispy crunchy. 2. The cafe next to the pastry shop is one of the coolest spots in Hartford. […]