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Conquer the Bearwich and Win $500 – Bear’s Smokehouse, Windsor and Hartford

18 Dec
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The Bearwich, in all its glory (from their Instagram)

Think you could eat that Bearwich from Bear’s Smokehouse in Windsor or Hartford? This shot of their new bbq-infused food challenge makes it seem not that bad, not bad at all. After all, if you finish this bad boy in 45 minutes (by yourself of course), you’ll get $500! Well . . . we’re sorry to say that appearances can be deceiving! 

This is what you’ll need to shovel down:

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Go Down Home at Hash House a Go Go at Mohegan Sun

6 May

Adam Richman signs Hash House a Go Go sign

“Is that a meal or a monument?” Dan’s friend Adam asked on Facebook.

Biscuits at Hash House a Go Go in Mohegan SunHe was referring to a pic of the legendary Sage Fried Chicken and Waffles dish at Hash House a Go Go, newly opened in Mohegan Sun.  This dish is famous because the redonkulously amazing Adam Richman of Man vs. Food tasted and loved its epicness at their Las Vegas spot.  You know if Adam Richman put all other chicken and waffles on notice, it has to be good.  So, we did like any other brave and upstanding American would do…we pigged out and got down and dirty.

Spiked Kiwi Watermelon Lemonade

Spiked Kiwi Watermelon Lemonade

Our first piece of business was checking out the drink options.  While they don’t have any beers on tap, they do have a decent selection of the classics and some craft beer choices by the can and bottle.  Also, there are some wine choices, but their mixed drinks menu is what really shines.  The two drinks that stood out to us were the beautiful Spiked Kiwi Watermelon Lemonade that Dan ordered and the perfectly balanced Champagne Supernova that Kristien drank.  Dan’s was a great balance of sweet, herby, and tart with just the right amount of liquor.  Kristien’s was also nicely balanced with a mixture of two different champagnes, Riesling, mint, lemonade and sugar cane.

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