5 Best Food Bloggers in Connecticut

It’s easy to be a foodie in Connecticut. Locals are spoiled with all imaginable cuisine. Fresh seafood? Take a trip down the Connecticut coastline anywhere from Branford to Mystic to find fried whole belly clams, lobster, and oysters. Stomach rumbling for some pizza? Between Sally’s and Pepe’s, New Haven might as well be the pizza capital of America. If you want to expand your local food knowledge, explore some of Connecticut’s awesome food blogs. Discover the best places to eat in the state, from dives to fine dining, and get inspired with recipes crafted by locals. Here are a few of our favorites. 

CT Eats Out

Food, travel, and everything in between—that’s what you’ll find with CT Eats Out. This Connecticut blog was founded by Alycia Chrosniak and is chock full of all kinds of interesting guides for the foodie in the Nutmeg State. If you’re a lover of all thing seafood, check out the “Connecticut Shoreline Seafood Shack Guide” which highlights local eats like Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock in New London and the Treehouse at Oyster Club in Mystic. On the hunt for the state’s best apple cider doughnuts? CT Eats Out recommends places like Rogers Orchards in Southington and the Pickin’ Patch in Avon. 

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Well and Full

If you’re someone who values healthy homemade meals and a plant-based kitchen, Well and Full is a great blog to check out for inspiration. Run by Sarah, a Connecticut resident, Well and Full has a focus on healthy, simple, and delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes. On the site, readers can navigate to Sarah’s recipes and sort them by season. Looking for the perfect summer lunch plate? Check out Sarah’s vegan superfood kale salad. Trying to make a warm-the-belly winter dinner? Sarah’s winter vegetable soup recipes will leave your mouth watering and stomach rumbling! 

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CT Bites

Food blog, podcast, cookbook, and a whole lot of excellent recommendations for food lovers in Connecticut. CT Bites was founded in 2009 by Stephanie Webster. Today, it has grown to include executive editor Amy Kundrat as well as a dozen contributors. Whether it’s an upscale dining destination or a casual dive, CT Bites is scouting out and trying out the eclectic foodie destinations in the state. The content at CT Bites includes everything from recipes and restaurant reviews to food truck recommendations and food festival guides.  

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Gluten Free New England

This New England food blog is perfect for those with dietary restrictions. Founder Abby Helman Kelly moved to Connecticut in 1999 and was battling severe eczema. Trying to avoid steroids, she decided to cut gluten out of her diet. Over two weeks, her skin cleared and she was feeling better. But at the same time, she was devastated. A self-described “avid baker and purveyor of fine desserts,” Abby found it hard to imagine a life with gluten restrictions. She stepped up to the challenge: The Gluten Free Connecticut food blog was created in 2016 with the goal of providing readers a way to connect with the all of the gluten-free restaurants, bakeries, and other establishments in their community. Gluten Free Connecticut has since evolved into Gluten Free New England, covering businesses in the whole region.  

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All of the Things CT

All of the Things CT highlights all that is food, drink, and merriment in Connecticut. Scroll through their feed to find blog posts covering topics like hidden gem restaurants, local organic markets, new openings, and chef spotlights. The blog's curator Amanda Call was raised in Connecticut and has long had a passion for the restaurant industry. After attending college in Alabama and bartending in New Orleans, Amanda gained more exposure to a variety of cuisine.  

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