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New Interior for Rein’s Deli & Traditional St. Paddy’s Day Fare

Posted on March 17, 2016

                                Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   Rein’s in Vernon, Connecticut is a good choice any time and on St.¬†Patrick’s Day it is always fun. The owners transform this New York Style Deli into “Ryan’s” this one day each year serving a traditional corned beef & cabbage dinner with a large potato, carrots and a free piece of pistachio cake for dessert. Waitstaff dons all manner of St. Paddy’s Day gear from “Irish Girl” t-shirts to huge, flashing green light dangle earrings. In keeping with the upbeat spirit of the holiday, St. Paddy’s Day smiles are typically plentiful here just like the Guinness Draught.   It was…

Destination: On St. Patrick’s Day A Return Visit To Rein’s (Ryan’s) Deli

Posted on March 17, 2013

Notation: March 17, 2015 Rein’s is offering its traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner again this year.   Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   A New York style deli may seem to be an unlikely choice for dining out on St. Patrick’s Day but not when it comes to Rein’s Deli in Vernon, Connecticut. Each March 17th and for a few days before the ever popular Rein’s takes to heart the saying that everyone is a little bit Irish this time of year and transforms itself into “Ryan’s Deli” complete with green decorations, some green shirted waistaff and most importantly – a sizable corned beef and cabbage dinner.   For those in search of a traditional St. Patrick’s Day corned beef & cabbage…

Destination: Rein’s Deli, Vernon, Connecticut

Posted on November 25, 2011

Article & photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb So much has been written about Rein’s Deli in Vernon, Connecticut that this is one more chime for the chorus. Quite simply, the food here is excellent. In addition to its huge popularity with folks in the area, this “New York Style” deli is one of those restaurants that travelers make part of a trip. Located about half way between New York City and Boston, and easily accessible off I-84, it is common to see out-of-state license plates in the parking lot. Rein’s lives up to its motto, “the taste of ¬†quality is long remembered.” The extensive menu features homemade soups,’appeteasers’ such as stuffed cabbage and sweet potato fries, sandwiches so stuffed it is a challenge to…