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Restaurant Road Trip

Who’s serving some of the best and most unique breakfasts, lunches and dinners in the state? Find out on Restaurant Road Trip, featuring fun eateries in Connecticut that offer great food from interesting and amazing people. Episodes showcase locations in Fairfield County, an area often overlooked but full of culinary talent. Of course, you can expect some laughs too, as Chef Plum, co-host of Connecticut Public Radio’s Seasoned, uncovers the secrets to some of the finest meals you’ll experience in the state.

You’ll appreciate exploring Connecticut’s food scene as you join Chef Plum for his next dining adventure.


Thursdays are for Restaurant Road Trips in CT this Spring

Restaurant Road Trip will premiere on Connecticut Public’s platforms as a series of digital shorts dropping here each Thursday beginning April 28, 2022.

Three 30-minute TV episodes will premiere on CPTV on Thursdays at 8 PM on May 5, June 2, and July 7, 2022. The episodes will also be available to stream on this web page after each episode premieres, as well as on our YouTube Channel.

The schedule for Restaurant Road Trip is below:


Gruel Britannia (Fairfield, CT)
Posts Thursday, April 28, 2022

Good Old Days Pizza (Newtown, CT)
Posts Thursday, May 5, 2022

El Segundo (Norwalk, CT)
Posts Thursday, May 12, 2022

Oar & Oak (Stratford, CT)
Posts Thursday, May 19, 2022

Hoodoo Brown (Ridgefield, CT)
Posts Thursday, May 26, 2022

Match Burger & Lobster (Westport, CT)
Posts Thursday, June 2, 2022

Brewport (Bridgeport, CT)
Posts Thursday, June 9, 2022

Judy’s Bar & Kitchen (Stamford CT)
Posts Thursday, June 16, 2022

Washington Prime (Norwalk, CT)
Posts Thursday, June 23, 2022

Nouveau Monde (Newtown, CT)
Posts Thursday, June 30, 2022

Grounds Doughnut House (Danbury, CT)
Posts Thursday, July 7, 2022

Kawa Ni (Westport, CT)
Posts Thursday, July 14, 2022


The Best of Restaurant Road Trip (Episode 101)
Premieres Thursday, May 5, 2022

The Queen, The Judy, and the Good Old Days (Episode 102)
Premieres Thursday, June 2, 2022

Donuts, Lobster and... DUCK! (Episode 103)
Premieres Thursday, July 7, 2022

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Hear More about the Local Food Scene

Seasoned is an original radio show and podcast from Connecticut Public Radio that explores our state’s seasonal ingredients and the passionate people who grow and cook our food. Hosted by Connecticut locals, Marysol Castro and Chef Plum, the show shines a light on farmers and food makers from every corner of the state. Inspired by the seasons, each week brings a new crop of stories to tell about food.