Leeanne Griffin, The Middletown Press

Leeanne Griffin

The Middletown Press

Connecticut, United States

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Recent articles by Leeanne:

Stratford seafood spot Copps Island Oyster Shack opens at marina

Copps Island Oyster Shack is open at Stratford's Brown's Marina, serving raw and cooked oysters and clams, lobster rolls, fried seafood sandwiches and more. → Read More

The Choco Taco has been discontinued, but you can get a version in CT

CT ice cream shops make their own version of the now-discontinued Klondike Choco Taco. → Read More

Mystic is 'summer's top dining destination,' per Bloomberg

More national media outlets are recognizing the burgeoning food scene in Mystic. → Read More

Hartford's Riverfront Food Truck Festival returns this weekend

Hartford's annual Riverfront Food Truck Festival returns Thursday for three days of food... → Read More

Celebrate National Lobster Day in Connecticut

It's National Lobster Day, but Connecticut seafood lovers don't need an official holiday to celebrate. → Read More

9 Cinco de Mayo events in Connecticut

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with special menus, drinks and parties at these Connecticut... → Read More

4/20 dinners in CT include a hot dog contest, ‘Big Mac’ empanadas

April 20 has become a "high holiday" for cannabis users, and this year, a few Connecticut restaurants are marking the occasion with special dinners. → Read More

CT restaurants to celebrate New England Kelp Harvest Week with kelp dishes and drinks

For a second year, the Sugar Kelp Cooperative is partnering with local restaurants,... → Read More

Artisan restaurants in Southport, West Hartford create cocktail for Ukraine fundraiser

A new drink on the menu at the Artisan restaurants in Southport and West Hartford shows... → Read More

Wood-n-Tap restaurants collecting donations for World Central Kitchen’s efforts in Ukraine

The Wood-n-Tap restaurants are collecting donations for World Central Kitchen, as the... → Read More

Port of Call, Mystic's newest bar, takes culinary inspiration from global port cities

The nautical-themed two-level bar, next door to its flagship restaurant Oyster Club, is a... → Read More

CT chefs collaborating for Ukraine fundraiser at Litchfield restaurant

Moved by the tragic events in Ukraine, five Connecticut chefs are banding together for a... → Read More

Chick-fil-A’s popularity causing traffic issues in CT cities and towns

From fans setting up tents in the parking lot to long lines causing traffic jams,... → Read More

Celebrate Mardi Gras in CT with New Orleans food and drink specials

"Laissez les bon temps rouler" at these Connecticut restaurants and bars, which celebrate... → Read More

New food halls breathe life into historic CT buildings

Three Connecticut cities now have unique dining destinations in renovated factories and... → Read More

Celebrity chef, formerly of Fortina, partners with Bertucci's

Celeb chef Christian Petroni, formerly of Fortina, is lending his expertise with Italian... → Read More

Tavern on State owners plan riverfront oyster bar in New Haven

New Haven's Fair Haven neighborhood will welcome a new oyster bar and seafood restaurant,... → Read More

Top food and dining trends for 2022: CT chefs and restaurant owners predict

From what you'll be eating in Connecticut to how much you'll pay, here's what restaurant... → Read More

25+ Connecticut restaurants hosting New Year’s Eve dinner and parties

These Connecticut restaurants and venues are celebrating New Year's Eve with special... → Read More

Shake Shack opening fifth Connecticut location in Danbury Fair mall

Shake Shack's newest Connecticut location opens Wednesday in the Danbury Fair shopping... → Read More