Seasoned Live: Best Take-Out In Connecticut

Leeanne Griffin (2019)

Connecticut restaurants have been honing their take-out game for a year, and it’s high-time we celebrate the spots that have really given us something to look forward to each week. This week on Seasoned: the best take-out in the state. Leeanne Griffin, Food and Consumer Reporter at Hearst Connecticut Media, joins Marysol Castro and Chef Plum to dish about the restaurant beat (is there a better job?) and take listeners’ calls about take-out food in Connecticut. Leeanne has covered the local restaurant scene for more than a decade. She knows where all the gems are. We invite listeners to call us and shout-out their favorite restaurants, those tried-and-true take-out joints, the mom-and-pop shops that never disappoint. Where is your favorite take-out?

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Robyn Doyon-Aitken and Catie Talarski produced this show.

Leeanne Griffin – Food and Consumer Reporter at Hearst Connecticut Media (@LGriffinCT)

Update: Connecticut Public Radio listeners love their take-out. Thank you all for calling and sharing your favorite meals with us! Don’t worry. . .we made a list of your recommendations and restaurant shout-outs. Here’s to great take-out!

Leeanne’s recommendations: Sarapes, Sichuan Pepper, Utsav, Mykonos, Parkville Market, El Pollo Guapo, Citizen Chicken, Pepe’s Pizza, Oakland Pizza, (Leeanne and Marysol both gave a shout-out to Tyler Anderson & crew at Millwright’s and Match Burger Lobster).

Marysol’s family fave right now: Don Memo 
Chef Plum faves: Both of John Brennan’s restaurants (Olives and Oil, Elm City Social), Jewel of Himalaya, Tony D’s, Ferris Acres Creamery (dessert)

Caller shout-outs: Carbone’s Prime, Wa Wah Kitchen, Mama Chow, Biagio Osteria, Maharaja Indian Restaurant, August, Tavern on State, ION, Three Girls Vegan Creamery, Chuck’s, Coyote Flaco, Salute, Pizzeria Marzano, Danny’s Drive In, TD Vietnam Palace, Warren General Store (get the macaroons), meal boxes at Pond House Cafe at Elizabeth Park, Grassroots Ice Cream & Deep Roots Street Food, Salsas 4 Taqueria, 5 and Dime Canteen (breakfast), Flanders Fish Market, Filomena’sIvy’s Simply Homemade

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