Eats

Eats: Scenic Roads Lead To The PO On The Green In Washington, CT

WASHINGTON, CT – It’s only been open since October, but The PO café on the green in this elegant Litchfield Hills town is already getting regional attention. Owner Maggie Colangelo enthusiastically pulled out a copy of the current issue of “Yankee” magazine when RIDE-CT & RIDE-New England visited to show …

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Toymakers Cafe Cookbook On Sale, Available Dec. 21

ORDER NOW: “Recipes for a Good Ride – The Toymakers Cafe Cookery Book” is now on sale for $19.75 and may be ordered by emailing annbidou@yahoo.com. FALLS VILLAGE, CT – The long-planned, motorcycle-themed cookbook from Toymakers Cafe owners Annie and Greg Bidou is now at the printer and should be …

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Eats: Pies And Cookies At Plasko’s Farm Creamery

TRUMBULL. CT – Funny how one discovers local destinations they never knew existed. When strolling through social media the other day, I stumbled across a creamery in my hometown – Plasko’s Farm Creamery & Café.  Formerly a Christmas tree and corn farm during my youth, Plasko’s Farm was founded in …

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Eats: The Blue Pig Provides Jackpot For Columnist

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY – This year’s “Great Northeast Ice Cream Run,” searching out unique creameries that make their own ice cream from locally sourced ingredients and combining it with fun rides, has produced some tasty memories. I certainly hit the jackpot recently, though, with The Blue Pig, which added ice cream …

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Eats: Peaches ‘N Cream Has Flavors Of Fall

LITCHFIELD, CT – As the warmer months wane, we welcome the cozy comfort of autumn with hayrides and Halloween. The season also turns for our favorite frozen confection. Creameries all over the Northeast, such Peaches ‘N Cream, celebrate the season with a bounty of flavors for leaf peepers to enjoy. …

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Eats: Ben & Jerry’s Recalls its Flavorful Past In Granite

WATERBURY, VT – It sits upon a hillock in this small town of 5,000 residents; a cemetery devoted to the dearly departed. Several dozen granite headstones display fun epitaphs. They don’t memorialize people, rather each recalls a well-loved but retired flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.  There’s Boston Cream Pie …

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