This season, for the sake of your sanity, you have got to take a break from the grind in somewhere like New York City and Boston. There are more than enough solid choices scattered around the Northeast. Keep it simple and try all the great food in Essex, Connecticut. Picky palates have tried them all, from sea to shining sea. The kitchen experts in Portland, Maine are satisfactory but they’ve been mailing it in for some time. For excitement, these are the absolute best.
If you think Essex, Connecticut is owned by chains like Subway and Burger King, you would be so wrong. ICYMI: no one here is troubled by that.
Flavorsome eateries often challenge traditional food hierarchies. This revolution will take years for the rest of the world to understand. Whether you are a seafood lover or a thin crust pizza afficionado, ideal restaurants await.
In Essex, Connecticut, the plates are bursting with fresh flavors and modern ingredients. But you can also opt for classics like BBQ ribs and fried chicken. And wrap up supper with a heaping serving of hot apple pie. These fun eateries tend to be bohemian. But we’ve also included a handful which serve the masses.
The Blue Hound Cookery & Taproom
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107 Main St
Ivoryton, CT 06442