Posts tagged ‘food’

June 28, 2011

Taste of Wolcott Offers Inexpensive Dates

Mona Lisa Restaraunt's Outdoor Patio

The outdoor patio at Mona Lisa's is a great place to try a new restaraunt on a beautiful day.

You don’t have to leave town to get an upscale delicious meal on a nice date. And pizza doesn’t have to be the only option. In fact, chefs offering a variety of familiar and unique options are just around the corner for dates that won’t cost a hundred bucks.

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Five Restaurants are participating in this year’s Taste of Wolcott: JD’s Roadhouse, La Fortuna, Bin 300, McBride’s, and Mona Lisa
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Throughout the month of June, five Wolcott establishments have continued their Taste of Wolcott selections. Each sit down meal includes three courses, including either an appetizer, soup, or salad, an entree, and desert at a reasonable price: $10.11 for lunch and $20.11 for dinner.

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June 17, 2011

Organic Farming: More Slaughterhouses Coming To Connecticut?

By Kathleen Kiley
CTWatchdog.com – As Connecticut’s love affair with locally grown food intensifies, more slaughterhouses might be needed right here in the Nutmeg State.

Connecticut already has three United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspected slaughterhouses, which most consumers are not even aware of. And there’s a debate in the farming community as to whether additional ones are needed. Several farmers and restaurateurs say more slaughterhouses could help the economy and result in more locally produced meat. However, some farmers say the need might be overblown.

“For some farmers, it’s been a continue reading at CtWatchdog.com