Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

The real thing… what we think you’ll think when you visit Connecticut’s most noted restaurants.

Review: 4 stars “Special,” Backstage, Torrington

I have a real weakness for upscale comfort food. The increased popularity of this kind of food just might be the only good thing that came out of 9-11. The term can refer to old standards reimagined, or just executed really well.

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Review: 4½ stars “Special,” Treva, West Hartford

Our grapevine reaches into every nook and cranny of Connecticut. We’re always scouring the state for what’s new and good. Recently, the name Treva has come tripping off the tongues of chefs and foodies whose opinions we respect.[...]

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Bar Americain, Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino, Uncasville

Used in equal measure, words and photographs rarely work well together. They tend to vie for the attention of [...]Continue Reading