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Fall Harvest Wine Festivals In Connecticut

Fall Harvest Wine Festivals In Connecticut

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting cooler and the grapes are coming off the vines at Connecticut's wineries. To...

Mohegan Tribe To Open Smashburger In Waterford

Another fast-casual burger chain is heading to Connecticut, courtesy of the Mohegan Tribe. The state's first

Republic in Bloomfield Hosts Scotch & Cigar Dinner Sept. 23

Republic, 39 Jerome Ave., Bloomfield, hosts a Scotch and cigar...

Mystic's Oyster Club Named One of Travel & Leisure's 'Best Oyster Bars In America'

Mystic's Oyster Club Named A "Best Oyster Bar In America"

Mystic's Oyster Club is among the best oyster bars in America, according to Travel & Leisure magazine.

Fragrant Food, Family Fun At State's Garlic Festivals

Things are about to get aromatic around the state this fall, as festivals honor the pungent plant in Mystic and Bethlehem.

Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week Runs Sept. 14 To 20

Connecticut's annual Farm-to-Chef week returns again Monday, with special menus at...

Onyx Moonshine, Munson's Team Up For Boozy Chocolate

Onyx Moonshine, Munson's Team Up For Boozy Chocolate

Rich caramel meets apple, honey and spice in the latest treat from Connecticut's

Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar Previews New Wine List

Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford previews its new...

Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 14-19

More than a dozen restaurants and vendors at Mohegan Sun

Tour Connecticut's First Dave & Buster's

Dave and Buster's To Open In Manchester

Connecticut's first Dave and Buster's is scheduled to open Monday in Manchester, at the Buckland Hills Mall. The combination restaurant, bar...

Mill At 2T Celebrates 5 Years With Makeover

When well-known restaurateurs and married couple Ryan and Kelleanne Jones opened their Mill at 2T in bucolic Tariffville five years ago,...

Art of Wine and Food At NBMAA

The Art of Wine and Food returns Sept. 16 for its 11th year at the New Britain Museum of American Art, featuring some of the region's best...

Taste of the Nation Hartford Returns Oct. 2

Taste of the Nation Hartford Returns Oct. 2

Dozens of Greater Hartford restaurants, distributors and vendors gather for a tasting event to benefit Share Our Strength ¿ No Kid Hungry,...

Reiki: Asian Cuisine From Chinese To Malaysian

Something-for-everyone menus are dizzying. Reiki Sushi & Asian Bistro's huge menu encompasses Japanese, Chinese and Thai, and Reiki is the...

Mexican Independence Day, National Guacamole Day at Besito

The restaurant offers a complimentary tequila tasting courtesy of Roca Patron, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

LobsterCraft Kitchen: All Things Lobster In One Small Spot

Move over, lobster roll. LobsterCraft's lobster taco is on your tail. This bright storefront specializing in a fresh approach to hot...

Ciscos: Mexican Eatery Meets American Diner

Mexican food and breakfast food: Cisco's in Newington doesn't exactly merge the two, but by serving breakfast all day and Mexican food after...

Liquor Cabinet: Barley Vine, Bristol

Liquor Cabinet: Barley Vine, Bristol

They’re not shaking up your average cocktails at Barley Vine in Bristol. Have you ever had a cocktail made with shrub? It's not what...

Jojoto: The Soul Of Venezuela On A Plate

In Mexico, it's "elote." In Peru, it's "choclo." But in Venezuela, corn on the cob definitively translates to "jojoto," and first-time...

Brew Fest In 9th Year At Ski Sundown

Brew Fest In 9th Year At Ski Sundown

More than 35 breweries have signed on for the 9th annual Ski Sundown Brew Fest in New Hartford Saturday, Sept. 20, with a portion of...

Craft Beerfest at Essex's Griswold Inn Sept. 25

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main St., Essex, hosts an open-house style Craft Brewfest Sept. 25, featuring six New England...

2014 Big E Fair Introduces Fried S'Mores, Beeramisu, Raw Bar And  More

New At Big E: Beeramisu, Fried S'mores

The Big E's newest batter-dipped creation requires no campfire, but it wouldn't hurt to have a wet wipe handy.

Pane E Bene Puts The Accent On Italian Hospitality

Pane E Bene Puts The Accent On Italian Hospitality

Angelo Capponi says there's always an accent at Pane e Bene.

Enfield Brewery Owner, 24, Gets Ready For Customers

Enfield Brewery Owner, 24, Gets Ready For Customers

Mike McManus, 24, is poised to become one of Connecticut's youngest brewery owners when he opens Powder Hollow Brewery in Hazardville.

Chili Festivals Heat Up The Fall In Connecticut

Chili Festivals Heat Up The Fall In Connecticut

If summer's close means an end to burgers fresh from the grill and lobster rolls by the beach, then one of fall's consolation prizes is a...

Liquor Cabinet: Union Street Tavern, Windsor

Liquor Cabinet: Union Street Tavern

Union Street Tavern offers a little sip of history in Windsor. This long-standing building is now a popular restaurant and watering hole,...

New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

Liquor at your door, in the time it takes to order a pizza? That's what a new Hartford-area delivery service is promising. Ultra, which...

Yes, Dottie's Doughnuts Are To Die For, But So Is Her Diner Fare

Yes, Dottie's Doughnuts Are To Die For, But So Is Her Diner Fare

I went for the doughnuts, but like so many dining adventures, I have become hooked on the rest of the menu.

Colorful Nuevo Latino Fare At New Haven's Mambo

Colorful Nuevo Latino Fare At New Haven's Mambo

If it's true that we "eat with our eyes," then Mambo Cocina Latina is a true visual feast. The Nuevo Latino eatery on New Haven's State...



The Eatery: From Take-Out Joint To Cozy Eat-In Deli

The Eatery: From Take-Out Joint To Cozy Eat-In Deli

The catchy, slow-grooving rock playing over the speakers, the giant chalkboard menu and the decor not unlike something you'd see on...

Nixs Hartford Joins Front Street Restaurant Boom

Nixs Hartford Joins Front Street Restaurant Boom

Hartford's newest restaurant invites its guests to "Play Nice."

Five Fun Facts About Neil Fuentes, Jojoto's 'Singing Chef'

Five Fun Facts About Neil Fuentes, Jojoto's 'Singing Chef'

Neil Fuentes, the "Singing Chef," is known just as well around southern Connecticut for his musical prowess as he is for his culinary...

Washington Prime: Seafood And Kansas Steak In SoNo

Washington Prime: Seafood And Kansas Steak In SoNo

Prime has two meanings at Washington Prime: location, which is the corner of Washington and Water streets in SoNo's new commercial-...

The Hidden Still: A Pub Menu With A Southern Flair

The Hidden Still: A Pub Menu With A Southern Flair

If you're the kind of person who thinks a five-cheese macaroni and cheese dish is for amateurs, The Hidden Still's grilled version is...

RJ Cafe &  Bistro: A Hidden Gem

RJ Cafe & Bistro: A Hidden Gem

A ride to the beach is even better when it includes a stop at the landmark R.J. Julia Booksellers store in Madison. And even better is...

Flavor'd Food Fest in Bristol Sept. 13

Flavor'd Food Fest in Bristol

A new event in downtown Bristol hopes to showcase the area's best food and drink in a "piazza-like experience" on Sept. 13. The Flavor'd...

Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni  In Westport

Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni In Westport

It's not a Japanese restaurant. It's an American restaurant influenced by Japan. But no matter what you call it, it's all Taibe.



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