Soulbaila

← Attractions / Bars / Restaurants 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. VISIT THEM 735 Wethersfield AvenueHartford, CT 06114 (860) 461-0324 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Chosen 1 Cajun Seafood

← Restaurants Chosen 1 Cajun Seafood Chosen 1 is serving up some authentic Creole seafood with a secret ingredient: Louisiana love. You can order “The Shovel” which is 2 lobster tails, 2 pounds of snow crab, 2 pounds of gulf shrimp, 1 pound of mussels and 1 pound of clams and then go into a […]

Arch Street Tavern

← Bars / Restaurants Arch Street Tavern Arch Street serves classic pub food, they’ve got a beautiful spacious bar, tons of live music from touring bands to local faves, a solid crowd of good people to hang out with, a big patio for warmer weather, and free parking (they’ll validate tickets from the Front Street […]

Local Creamery & Deli

← Restaurants Local Creamery & Deli Local Creamery & Deli is serving up choice cuts, killer homemade baklava, and the best ice cream this side of the Connecticut River. VISIT THEM 21 Asylum StreetHartford, CT Desktop

Han Hot Pot House

← Restaurants Han Hot Pot House Hotpot can seem overwhelming if you’ve never done it before but it’s really super simple: you get to choose your meat + veggies, make your own sauce, and then cook it all yourself at your table in a bubbling hot pot of broth. It’s hotpot y’all.  VISIT THEM 310 […]

El Mercado

← Restaurants El Mercado El Mercado is one of the best places in Hartford. The grocery store sells fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices that can be hard to find outside of the Hartford area, and the restaurants, ohh the restaurants. There are Colombian, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Mexican food vendors at El Mercado that […]

The Market Restaurant

← Restaurants The Market Restaurant The Market Restaurant is located in an industrial area at the Connecticut Farmer’s Regional Market. It’s secret super extra cool. They serve breakfast and lunch, and the pictures of their food will make you want to lick your phone or drool on your keyboard.  Photo borrowed lovingly from The Market […]

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 […]

El Poeta De Los Sandwiches

← Restaurants El Poeta De Los Sandwiches How can you not love anyplace with a name like this? The Tripleta (pictured) is one of the most ridiculously delicious sandwiches ever created, and it is gigantic. They make everything from scratch, so it’s more fast casual than fast food. Call ahead and order if you’re running […]

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 […]