The E List

An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline


Mystic & Stonington News

Find stacks ofTurkish towels in all sizes at Yali, grab yummy vegan lunch at Kate’s Cafe (Mystic), stop for a cone at the new ice cream tent at Dog Watch.

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving To Go 2020

This might be the year that calls for turkey take-out. If you've got just a few at your Thanksgiving table, here's a round-up of the full feast, just the turkey, and our favorite bakeries.

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Sift Bake Shop

If you’re looking for something authentic and extra special to wow a hostess or for weekend guests, head here. Stunningly good.

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Velvet Mill Stonington

Velvet Mill, Stonington

It’s easy to make a day out of the Velvet Mill. And nowadays, you can satisfy most of your needs in this historic 1888 building, once home to velvet manufacturing.

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Beer’d Brewing Company

Precious and Aaren, owners and brewers, make a great team: while he handles the intricacies of brewing, she pours generous tastes and cheerfully describes the beer and its process.

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Oyster Club

A genius collaboration between chef James Wayman (formerly the executive chef at River Tavern) and manager Dan Meiser (Firebox in Hartford), this new farm-and-sea-to-table restaurant gets everything right.

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Saltwater Farm Vineyard

Spend a Thursday in Niantic, grab some bread and cheese from Grace and head to the stunning Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington for Music in the Tasting Room.

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