If you want some of the best food in the state of Connecticut, make your way to Bantam. Yes, Bantam, you thought I was going to say New Haven, Westport,  or Litchfield, right?

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Right there on Bantam Road (Rt. 202) by the intersection of Bantam Lake Road, you will find some of the best dairy products in the world at Arethusa Farm Dairy, one of Connecticut's best restaurants in Arethusa al tavolo, and right across the street from them, according to Food & Wine Magazine, you can find Connecticut's best bread at Bantam Bread.

Food & Wine recently released their list of The Best Bread in Every State, and Bantam Bread, located at 853 Bantam Road, came out as Connecticut's best according to Food & Wine. Bantam Bread features luscious loaves of French White, Caraway Rye, Pain De Champagne, Calamata Olive Sourdough, Peasant Bread, Multi Grain, Cinnamon Raisin, Sunflower and Flax Seed, and Irish Soda Bread on Thursday. There's also a delicious assortment of pastries, cookies, and brownies, and sweets, and local products like Bridgewater Chocolates, Goat Boy Soaps, and seasonal fruits and veggies.


Food & Wine also named a runner-up to Bantam Bread, it's Wave Hill Breads, which is located at 30 High Street in Norwalk. Wave Hill sells their bread on the retail level at numerous locations around Connecticut and Westchester County, click HERE to find one near you.

I don't know Food & Wine, I think you've overlooked my pick for best bread in Connecticut - Uncle Matt's Bakery & Cafe at 105 Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook. I bought a loaf of Uncle Matt's Olive Sourdough last week that was everything I could have dreamed of. I'm headed up to Bantam Bread this week, I can tell you that.

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