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Old Lyme Inn

Were you feeling “meh” about the Old Lyme Inn? The top-to-toe reno aside, the dining room wasn’t pulling it’s weight. We all know how hard it is to get a restaurant right: food, service, menu, decor, ambiance. I for one, wouldn’t want that job. But the owners of the OLI, besides lovingly restoring our landmark Inn, want us to hang out there, too.

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Old Lyme Inn

We've been waiting oh, so patiently for the re-opening of The Old Lyme Inn, so we raced over on opening day, and were delighted to stroll in to a crisp and sunny version of its former, frayed self.

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alforno pizza

Alforno Expands

Alforno in Old Saybrook (home to one of the best pies on the shoreline) has expanded its dining room to include a bar.

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Restaurant Newsflash!

My favorite cafe, Ashlawn Farm, is opening a second location next to the train station in Old Saybrook. I am BEYOND excited, and you'll find me there, hiding behind my computer, regularly. Stop by this Saturday, November 16th for a soft opening.

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Liv’s Oyster Bar

Owner John Brescio brought city-style dining to Old Saybrook when Liv’s opened. A few months ago he brought happy hour, too, and it’s here to stay.

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Our Favorite Lobster Rolls

When I moved to Connecticut from Massachusetts seventeen years ago, I fell hard for the most quintessential of summer eats: the hot, buttered lobster roll.

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Happy Hour at Aspen

If you’re looking for something larger than a snack, head here. We ordered four appetizers and had plenty left over to take home for the husbands.

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