The state of Connecticut is home to literally thousands of restaurants. They come in all ages, sizes and cuisines. In every city and town (all 169 of them) new restaurants are cropping up everywhere, enticing hungry and adventurous diners with a variety of dishes from a wide range of ethnicities. Cities like Hartford, New Haven and Stamford now rival New York and Boston for the best restaurants. Connecticut is home to an exploding dining scene and a legion of loyal foodies. It can also be said that every restaurant and every city has a story. Now, those stories can be told.
ABOUT EATING CT
Eating CT is the only show on TV devoted entirely to the celebration of Connecticut restaurants! Each week, Eating CT takes you to a different city in Connecticut and brings you inside its hottest restaurants...and so much more. From fine dining, to pizza joints, to hole-in-the-wall hamburger stops, if it's food we're there! Along the way, you'll learn all about that city and its history, meeting some really cool people in the process. You'll meet the chefs, owners, wait staff and anyone else behind the scenes. You'll also get the compelling stories behind the restaurants and get "hands on", learning the tasty secrets that make them so special. Eating CT is a virtual travel guide for those with a hearty appetite, a love of history and of course, a great sense of humor. From Litchfield to Mystic and everywhere in between, Eating CT takes you on a most delicious joyride.
Originally from the Hartford area, Jason Hawkins has written and produced a number of series for national networks such as the Food Network, HGTV and Discovery Channel. Jason has also done extensive work in front of the camera doing food segments for a popular Boston food show, appearing in a number of commercials and lending his voice to the Food Network's "Great American Beer Festival " special. Jason's love of food, unique story telling and offbeat sense of humor are what make Eating CT uniquely entertaining.