Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
After indulging in the traditional hot and meaty offerings from a tailgate grill, there is little space left for a heavy dessert. Here’s a light option that hits the right spot.
The franchise chains made frozen yogurt popular in the 90s, but the best places for this cold treat are the ones that have built up local followings in their neighborhoods. Here are five of those favorites for Connecticut’s fans of the fabulous frozen delight.
Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka may have kept a factory in foggy London, but Fritz Knipschildt’s Chocopologie, in Norwalk, is sure indication that he summered in Connecticut. Perhaps you’ve seen his confections dotting boutiques and stores on the shoreline or visited his chocolate factory during the holiday season to watch his team of dedicated chocolatiers create baubles and sculptures out of mere sugar, but what many are unaware of is the cafe and chocolate shop run inside the factory amidst an atmospheric backdrop of coffeehouse fare and Edith Piaf, Chocopologie Cafe, a sweet treat for young and old.
Our country is littered with food trucks and the good people that run them. From hot dogs, to ice cream, tacos, and more, there are many different types of food trucks. So why not a cupcake truck? Well, you’re in luck. In the small town of Norwalk, Connecticut, 16-year-old twins Kate and Gavin Nelson made the best of the current cupcake craze by starting a mobile bakery one year ago.
When you think of Connecticut baked goods may not immediately come to mind. However, Connecticut has some of the best bakeries. Don’t try just one … try them all!