Thanksgiving means turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie, at least to most people, and those seeking to enjoy the traditional feast without the work of shopping, preparation, serving or cleanup have many fine restaurants in the state from which to choose to hold their holiday repast.
Connecticut is rich in culinary treasures, attested to by the five chefs profiled below. These masters of the kitchen arts know how to tempt, tease and satisfy their diners, whether it be those seeking the grand soufflé or simple comfort food and cupcakes.
So many entrees, so many choices – fortunately for the indecisive diner, many restaurants offer tasting menus. Whether seasonal or chef’s favorites, specialties of the house, theme dinners or just the daily whimsies of the kitchen crew, tasting menus are a restaurant’s version of a first date–the teaser to make sure you come back for seconds. Here are five such first dates to go on in Connecticut.