February 22, 2024

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Terreno Restaurant reopens in Hartford’s Goodwin Lodge

Terreno Restaurant reopens in Hartford’s Goodwin Lodge

In February 2020, chef Tyler Anderson and his crew launched a brand new restaurant idea at Hartford’s Goodwin Lodge. Terreno, with a “Cal-Italian” menu, changed the earlier restaurant Porrón & Piña, with a give attention to Spanish tapas. 

Nearly a month later, the COVID-19 pandemic pressured restaurant eating rooms to shut. Unbeknownst to Anderson on the time, Terreno would stay closed for nearly 32 months. 

“We figured it out the opposite day — we did 14 days of service earlier than we have been closed down,” he stated. 

Terreno reopened to the general public Nov. 2, greater than two and a half years after the fateful date of March 16, 2020, when Gov. Ned Lamont ordered eating rooms closed as COVID-19 worsened. Eating places and venues across the state started to recuperate over the following two years after restrictions have been lifted and residents turned vaccinated, however Anderson stated he stored watching the capital metropolis to make sure there can be sufficient exercise to justify the reopening.

Terreno Restaurant reopens in Hartford’s Goodwin Lodge

An assortment of dishes at Terreno Restaurant, which reopened in November 2022 at Hartford’s Goodwin Lodge. 

Courtesy of Lumi Hospitality

In the meantime, as Terreno stayed closed, Anderson’s crew continued to run all of the meals and beverage operations on the resort. They offered a collection of immersive, interactive pop-up dinners within the Goodwin’s visitor rooms within the winter of 2021, and hosted skilled soccer groups for a number of weeks on finish. The resort’s Bar Piña additionally re-opened in April, providing a restricted picks of dishes from the Terreno menu.

“Loads of eating places do not have the power to section in like we did,” he stated. 

Terreno’s re-opening menu options starters like oysters, duck legs, roasted olives and brief rib empanadas, together with meat and cheese boards. Sicilian-style pizzettes are topped with braised beef, ricotta with black truffle, sopressata and burrata and winter squash with pistachio, and housemade pastas embrace gnocchi a la vodka, shrimp scampi and butternut squash agnolotti.

An assortment of dishes at Terreno Restaurant, which reopened in November 2022 at Hartford's Goodwin Hotel. 

An assortment of dishes at Terreno Restaurant, which reopened in November 2022 at Hartford’s Goodwin Lodge. 

Courtesy of Lumi Hospitality

Entrees embrace rooster scarpariello, swordfish piccata, baked salmon, East Coast cioppino, a double-patty cheeseburger and “cauliflower underneath a brick,” together with “merely grilled” steaks and chops with selection of sauce.