Monthly Archives: September 2010

Today’s menu addition . . . Meatloaf Sandwich !

The Meatloaf Sandwich is made with naturally raised angus beef, served on a Collinsville Baking Company focaccia roll, with uncured nitrite-free bacon, tomato & brown sugar glaze, mayo and thinly sliced red onion. Very yummy.

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Menu for Wednesday, September 8

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Important Mission Status Update!

On Wednesday, September 8, the rocket will land at the University of Connecticut’s Torrington campus. We’ll be there from 5:00 to 6:30 pm feeding hungry students. Also, this Saturday, September 11, we’ll be joining forces with the Torrington Farmers Market. … Continue reading

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Now serving french press coffee

Rocket is now serving freshly ground, french press coffee! The beans are 100% Columbian Arabica. Enjoy a cup today!

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Menu for Tuesday, September 7

The grilled cheese sandwich will now be offered with a choice of add-ons. Tomorrow you may choose from uncured, nitrite-free bacon, tomato or rocket made plum jam. Pick one or two, or pile ’em all on.

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Supplier Spotlight – Avery’s Beverages

Sherman F. Avery began making soda in the red barn on Corbin Avenue in New Britain during the summer of 1904. To this day their sodas are still handcrafted using methods and recipes from generations ago including real cane sugar, … Continue reading

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Damn, we love this food truck gig!

It’s Sunday, our day off, and what are we doing? Driving around to the farms in the area looking for great stuff to prepare on the rocket.

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Friday Special / Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil Sandwich

Today we scored some great tomatoes at Gresczyk Farms. So that means that rocket is preparing fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil sandwiches. They’ll be served on freshly baked focaccia from Collinsville Baking Company, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and … Continue reading

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Today’s Special / Tortilla Espanola

Tortilla Espanola is a traditional dish of Spain. It is essentially a quiche-like egg dish composed of organic eggs, slowly cooked onions, gently pan fried slices of potato, and olive oil. Wedges are often served in tapas bars throughout Spain.

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Thanks Jillian

Photos for the new website header were taken by professional photographer Jillian Farrell. Here she is enjoying a green chile cheeseburger.  Check out her blog and amazing work at To see more of her rocket related photos.

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