Category Archives: Connecticut

[CT] LOUIS’ LUNCH: America’s First Hamburger

Louis' Lunch Burger 2

Dear Food Diary
As we celebrate 4th of July tomorrow, I wanted to give one of America’s favorite eats a shout out… from the very beginning, in 1900…

A simple story of one hungry man pressed for time, a luncheonette owner’s quick thinking with a beef patty in between two slices of white bread – the birth of America’s first hamburger at Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, Connecticut.

[MYSTIC] Connecticut: A day by the Seaport

Mystic Seaport 7

Dear Food Diary:
If you still don’t have plans for this weekend, don’t worry, Mystic, Connecticut is less than a 3 hr drive away. There’s tons of things to do in this charming little town.