One Great Dish

From time to time, the Flavor section will feature a signature restaurant dish from a local eatery. The recipe will appear in print and online, along with a video of the chef preparing the dish.

March 12, 2009

One Great Dish

Irish Breakfast At Deep River's Whistle Stop Cafe

The regulars know that a healthy appetite is a pre-requisite for eating at the Whistle Stop Cafe in Deep River, where owner Hedy Watrous aims to see her customers leave well-fed.

December 18, 2008


Latkes Are A Special Joy Of Hanukkah

As a restaurant chef, Jordan Stein hears the sounds of vegetables sizzling in oil and inhales the aromas of grilled salmon or braised beef every day.

August 21, 2008


Firebox Meals Forged With Seasonal Bounty Of Soil And Sea

Jason Collin and Matt Brodeur, chefs at Firebox Restaurant in Hartford, don't have far to go to find just-picked seasonal produce. Twice a week, they can walk to an enclosed grassy area next door to the restaurant and visit the farmers' market at Billings Forge on Broad Street.

July 24, 2008

One Great Dish

Lobster Potpie At Griswold Inn

Executive chef Josh Berry respects the history of the venerable Griswold Inn, but don't ask him to rein in his creative juices.

June 19, 2008


Roasted Eggplant and Wonton Napoleon At Arugula

The layered tower of highly seasoned, roasted eggplant and tomato, crisp wontons and special sauces has had an honored place on the menu since Arugula restaurant opened in 1996 in West Hartford Center.

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