Groceries & Markets in Storrs

Up to 50% Off at Nutritional Supplements

Max Muscle Sports Nutrition

West Hartford

$30 $15

Protein concentrate, fat burners, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids

50% Off Winery Tour and Wine Tasting

ShelaLara Vineyards & Winery

Coventry

$30 $15

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Vintners craft wines from California grapes, lead tours, and explain the subtleties of 8–12 wine samples in souvenir glasses

Up to 40% Off Free-Range Meats

P V Farm Stand

Scituate

$25 $15

Free-range meats, including boar, goat, beef, and poultry, plus heirloom Italian seeds, plants, and vegetables

Up to 50% Off Handmade Biscotti at Two Papas Biscotti Company

Two Papas Biscotti Company

Mundy's Gift Shop

$30 $15

Handmade and hand-cut biscotti in traditional Italian style come in vanilla almond, limoncello, cranberry walnut, and other flavors.

Up to 46% Off at The Wine Cellar Outlet

The Wine Cellar Outlet

Wallingford

$50 $29

Stock up on award-winning bottles of wine, from Sauvignon Blancs to Malbecs

Up to 60% Cookies, Cakes, and Desserts from David's Cookies

David's Cookies

Online Deal

$60 $25

Select from a wide variety of cookies, brownies, cheesecakes, and other baked goods

50% Off Sweets at The Candy Hop

The Candy Hop

Shrewsbury

$10 $5

Retro treats sold in bulk, including Jelly Belly & satellite wafers; huge selection of colors to complement wedding & party color schemes

Up to 54% Off Wine Class at Haight-Brown Vineyard

Haight-Brown Vineyard

Litchfield

$70 $35

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Wine tasting matches gourmet chocolates with globally sourced cheese, and includes a keepsake glass

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The café at Landmark Natural Foods & Cafe is nestled between aisles of fresh, organic produce, spices, and canned goods. Each item at the café is also 100% organic from the breakfast burritos served in multigrain wraps to vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free tomato basil soup.

326 Route 87
Columbia,
CT
US

For more than 15 years, the specialists at The Spice Mill has blended and packaged fresh spices right in their warehouse. Their handiwork ranges from whole bay leaves to allspice and Cajun seasoning, a mix of flavors including paprika, thyme, cumin, and garlic.

191 Adams St
Manchester,
CT
US

Granby Village Health's wellness gurus cultivate healthful glows as they guide customers through a maze of local produce, organic groceries, and trusted supplements. Juice baristas blend up local fruit to make organic smoothies such as Helena's Fruit Paradise, packed with a medley of berry flavors sweeter than a first kiss between pastry chefs ($5.99–$7.99). Jumpstart brains with a hearty breakfast of all-natural oatmeal ($1.69/lb.), available gluten-free, or a healthy bunch of bananas ($0.69/lb.). Cardio-pumps hum along as smoothly as a jazz band of velveteen rabbits as Nordic Naturals omega-3 fish-oil capsules bolster muscles with nourishing currents ($17.45).

10 Hartford Ave
Granby,
CT
US

Voted Best Fish Market by readers of the Hartford Advocate, City Fish Market offers a menu of freshly prepared seafood meals. Lobster lovers can dig their claws into the hot lobster roll, pincered together with fries or a small chowder ($15.99). Ex-Red Coats can sample the fried fish and chips ($9.99) while pondering the best place to get their useless uniform tailored into a fashionable suit. Clammy hands find an accepting home around a bowl of fresh New England chowder ($3.50 half pint, $5.99 pint, $9.99 quart). Children can also wet their seafood appetites with kids' menu offerings such as clam strips and fries ($3.99).

884 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield,
CT
US

LaRosa Marketplace's enthralling story chronicles the restaurant's growth over four generations from a garage-based sausage shop to a purveyor of delectable sandwiches, wraps, fresh salads, and house-prepared meats. Sate midday pangs with a panini sandwich such as the panino parma, an assemblage of parma prosciutto, veggies, fresh mozzarella, basil, and olive oil packed and grilled into crusty diamonds of flavor perfect for winning a stomach's love ($7.50). A roster of grinders challenges chompers with mounds of savory ingredients such as veal cutlet, sweet or spicy soppressata, marinated beef, and eggplant ($7.50–$9 for a half). Weekly specialties incorporate LaRosa's homemade sausages, made from lean meat with no additives, into dishes such as Thursday's roasted Italian sausage with orrechiette pasta and broccoli rabe ($8.99). Meat eschewers and veggie chewers frolic through a salad menu that includes the antipasto salad, which opens taste buds and pollinates tooth flowers with marinated mushrooms, artichokes, olives, and roasted peppers in a meadow of romaine lettuce ($7.50).

94 Brown St
Hartford,
CT
US

When not stocking its shelves with groceries, ShopRite of Enfield zeroes in on feeding hungry party guests during summer's sundry get-togethers. Liven up a birthday celebration, pool party, or zeppelin-building night with the Shrimp Classic party platter, laden with enough cooked shrimp and cocktail sauce to satisfy 8 to 10 humans or one pet giant squid (a $39.95 value). Dairy die-hards, meanwhile, will delight in the Cheese Continental tray's slices of jarlsberg, havarti, and pepper jack (a $39.99 value). The Roman Holiday platter (a $39.99 value) and the Antipasto tray ($45.99 value) accommodate wildly gesticulating hands with bite-sized bits of Italy’s finest soppresata, prosciutto di parma, genoa salami, olives, and roasted peppers. ShopRite also covers dessert with the Cupcake Tree platter, which piles on 24 handholdable cakes with a variety of icings and wraps to coordinate with any baby shower or cavity-free dental-visit celebration (a $39.99 value).

40 Hazard Ave
Enfield,
CT
US