Connecticut restaurants, grocery stores offering Hanukkah meals

Celebrating Hanukkah at home.

Celebrating Hanukkah at home.

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These Connecticut restaurants, grocery stores and caterers are offering Hanukkah meals for the Festival of Lights. 

Whole Foods offers Hanukkah catering through Dec. 24, with options like wine-braised brisket, honey lemon salmon, lemon-herb roasted chicken and sides like roasted green beans, tzimmes, classic potato latkes, applesauce and matzo ball soup. Orders must be placed 48 hours ahead.

Stew Leonard's Hanukkah catering includes smoked salmon and chopped chicken liver platters, dinners of beef brisket, salmon, chicken and turkey; tzimmes, potato and sweet potato pancakes and matzo ball soup. 

Stew Leonard's held its annual menorah lighting Sunday in Norwalk.

Stew Leonard's held its annual menorah lighting Sunday in Norwalk.

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Stop and Shop's Hanukkah offerings include pre-made latkes and potato pancakes, challah, candles and dessert trays. 

LaRocca's Country Market in Stamford offers Hanukkah catering, including potato pancakes, salads, soups, baked salmon, bagels and cream cheese, vegetable sides and cherry kugel.

Claire's Corner Copia in New Haven offers Hanukkah selections on its holiday menu, including salads and a noodle kugel. 

Cafe Louise in West Hartford offers a Hanukkah catering menu, with crispy potato latkes, chicken liver pate, slow-braised short ribs, bone-in Dijon apricot chicken, red wine braised lamb shanks, salmon cakes and desserts. Place orders 48 hours in advance.