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Chef Tyler Anderson To Open Porrón & Piña At Goodwin Hotel

By LEEANNE GRIFFIN | FEB 08, 2018

Just a few months after his competitive run on Bravo’s “Top Chef,” Tyler Anderson is embracing a new adventure: bringing Spanish flair to Hartford’s Goodwin Hotel.

The chef-owner of Millwright’s in Simsbury and co-owner of The Cook and the Bear in West Hartford will take over the food and beverage operations at the hotel…. READ MORE


Tyler Anderson Brings His Love Of Spain To His New Porrón & Piña Restaurant

By LEEANNE GRIFFIN | MAY 04, 2018

With his new restaurant and bar at Hartford's Goodwin Hotel, Tyler Anderson is hoping to capture the soul and energy of Spain.

"I fell in love with the country," he says about his frequent travels overseas, experiencing the food, wine and culture. "I love France, and I love Mexico, and to me, Spain is sort of somewhere in the middle of the two… READ MORE


Porrón and Piña, Hartford

By RAND RICHARDS COOPER | AUG 27, 2018

Last fall, Tyler Anderson was ejected from TV’s “Top Chef” after a challenge in which contestants prepared meals representing family heritage. “I’m just a guy from Southern California,” Anderson commented, before summoning a vague memory of Scandinavian ancestry with a version of Swedish meatballs that failed to convince the judges.

In truth, you don’t have to belong to a culinary tradition in order to revel in it… READ MORE


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Top Chef's Tyler Anderson Has Announced His Latest Project (It Has a "Ham Bar!")

BY MACY DANIELA MARTIN | FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Top Chef Season 15 alum — sorry, bear! — Tyler Anderson recently made an exciting announcement. (No, he isn't opening a restaurant called The Bear Den. Though that's not a bad idea.) Anderson and his team are actually venturing into the hotel scene, taking over food and beverage at the Goodwin Hotel in Hartford, Connecticut. Included in the takeover? Rebranding the Goodwin's restaurant and bar to Porrón & Piña.

About the restaurant, Porrón… READ MORE


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