Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

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

Still River Café, Eastford

5 Stars… Extraordinary

Still River Café Runs Deep

One of Connecticut’s most intriguing, and cutting-edge, restaurants is Still River Café, located improbably in the town of Eastford. Frankly, I sometimes wonder how this restaurant survives its isolated location. From any significant city, it’s a substantial trip (it’s just 15 minutes from Storrs). But the fact that Still River Café not only survives but thrives is a tribute to the extraordinary dining experience it provides. Although I live more than an hour away from the restaurant, I have made the trek three times, and undoubtedly will do so again.Continue Reading

Le Petit Café, Branford

Le Petit Cafe cuisine: Contemporary French four course prix-fixe: $48.50 address: 225 Montowese Street, Branford phone: (203) 483-9791 credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express 5 Stars… Extraordinary Good things come in small packages As foreseen by Alvin Toffler of Future Shock in 1970, the modern trend has been toward miniaturization. Calculators, cameras, computers and otherContinue Reading

Winvian, Morris

Winvian cuisine:Contemporary French prix-fixe dinner: $85 address: 155 Alain White Road, Morris phone: (860) 393-3004 credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express 5 Stars… Extraordinary Away from it all A faithful reader of my reviews for might draw the conclusion that I tend to like every restaurant I visit. Nothing could be further from theContinue Reading