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RECOMMENDED PLACES LIST as of 6/1/12

In alphabetical order by town:

Collinsville– artsy town, very small, has a market for sandwiches, kayak buying place, cool town day

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=ken’s+corner+glastonbury+ct&fb=1&gl=us&hq=ken’s+corner&hnear=glastonbury+ct&cid=15690896723467710807  Ken’s Corner in Glastonbury  (unique breakfast spot)

http://www.rooftop120.com/  Rooftop 120 in Glastonbury  (on a rooftop, music, outdoor fire pit thingys for when it’s chilly outside)

http://spicygreenbean.com/  Spicy Green Bean in Glastonbury  (kooky konkoctions on the menu, unique sandwich selection, byob dinner on Thursday/Friday/Saturday)

http://mikrobeerbar.com/  Mikro Café in Hamden  (unique beer on tap, near Quinnipiac University)

http://www.sidestreetgrille.com/   Sidestreet in Hamden  (restaurant/bar with crazy huge portions of awesome food with hilarious pun names….ex. The Tonya Harding Club Sangawich, near Quinnipiac University)

http://blackeyedsallys.com/  Black Eyed Sally’s in Hartford  (kick ass bbq and blues music restaurant/bar, this southern style food is no joke!)

http://www.citysteambrewerycafe.com/  City Steam Brewery  in Hartford  (on site brewed beer on tap, great food, Brew Ha Ha Comedy club downstairs)

http://www.thehalfdoorhfd.com/  Half Door in Hartford (awesome irish food and an impressive line up of beers categorized by country, try the rueben egg rolls…mmm, Saturday and Sunday Kegs and Eggs brunch, awesome pizza across the street at Sisson Ave. Pizza to cure those late night munchies)

http://findlocal.courant.com/listings/mad-dawgs-rock-n-roll-saloon-hartford  Mad Dawgs in Hartford  ($15 dog bowls that are filled with 4 pints of a mixed drink, find out when Hartford Party Starters are there for good tunes)

http://www.realartways.org/  Real Art Ways in Hartford  (third Thursday of the month creative cocktail hour, artsy atmosphere, indie cinema, art exhibits)

http://www.sullyspub.com/  Sully’s Pub in Hartford (great bands and djs, tiki/patio bar outside, cover sometimes, Lena’s Pizza next door)

http://www.thetaverndowntown.com/home.html  The Tavern Downtown in Hartford  (unique beer selections on tap and in the fridge, good food too)

http://www.elicannons.com/  Eli Cannon’s in Middletown  (good food, unique list of beer)

http://thecaskrepublic.com/ The Cask Republic in New Haven  (over 50 unordinary beers on tap!, located beneath the Omni Hotel)

http://delaneystaproom.com/  Delaney’s Tap Room in New Haven  (unique beer selections)

http://prime16.com/  Prime 16 in New Haven  (good beer and good food)

http://www.toadsplace.com/  Toad’s Place in New haven (venue for concerts bringing in lots of great acts from all over)

http://www.plazaaztecanewengland.com/newington/index.html  Plaza Azteca in Newington  (Mexican bar/restaurant, awesome drinks, good food, grab a Beer-Rita…if you’ve never had one you are definitely missing out!!)

http://www.asahijapaneserestaurant.com/  Asahi in Rocky Hill  (all you can eat sushi, try the Yuki Salas sashimi salad, staff is a pleasure)

http://www.ontheborder.com/menu-home.aspx  On the Border in Rocky Hill  (I know, I know it’s a chain but it offers an awesome happy hour from 3-7p with $4.25 grande house margaritas! + ½ off most appetizers, good food too)

http://www.hartfordpriya.com/   Priya in Rocky Hill  (Indian food, also offer lunch buffet, very nice staff, try the Chicken 65 appetizer mmm)

http://sushihousect.com/default.aspx  Sushi House in Rocky Hill  (all you can eat sushi, awesome Spicy Seaweed Salad with the best kani out of all the sushi places I’ve listed)

http://www.elsombrero.com/  El Sombrero in Southington (awesome frozen margaritas, Cinco De Mayo hotspot)

http://jerziejoes.com/default.aspx  Jerzie Joe’s in Southington (outdoor pavilion/patio bar + bocce ball and horse shoes, pool table inside)

http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-x-ii-stamford  Sushi X II in Stamford  (all you can eat + all you can drink sake!, order the coconut rock shrimp!, sister restaurant to Sushi X in West Haven)

http://jakes1pub.com/page/447-Home  Jakes in Wallingford  (upscale, good beer finds, sometimes piano bar)

http://www.theolddublin.com/  The Old Dublin in Wallingford  (awesome food, patio bar, St. Patty’s hotspot)

http://www.besitomex.com/  Besito in West Hartford (upscale Mexican food)

http://www.butterflyrestaurantct.com/  Butterfly in West Hartford (good Chinese food, great karaoke in bar area)

http://www.thecounterburger.com/menu/   Counter Burger in West Hartford (custom built burgers with crazy toppings)

http://www.maxrestaurantgroup.com/  Max Downtown/Max Oyster Bar/Trumbull Kitchen in West Hartford/Hartford  (great food, great for a date, can be on pricey side)

http://www.planbburger.com/flash.html  Plan B in West Hartford/Glastonbury (unique craft beer selection and delicious burgers concoctions, known for their burgers and bourbon, beef is 100% natural and ground in house daily, Hookah lounge is next to the West Hartford location)

http://www.sakuragardenus.com/wh/  Sakura Garden in West Hartford (all you can eat sushi with hot bar, they even have crab legs!, try the Spicy Santa and Sexy Girl rolls)

http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-x-west-haven   Sushi X in West Haven  (all you can eat sushi, sister restaurant to Sushi X II in Stamford)

http://www.puketcafe.com/  Puket Café in Wethersfield  (delicious Thai cuisine, try the Crispy Pad Thai)

http://wethersfield.tiltedkilt.com/  Tilted Kilt in Wethersfield (like a Scottish Hooters, lots of beers on tap, interesting drinks, good food)

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