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Veuve Clicquot Dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse Aug. 8

Veuve Clicquot Dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse Aug. 8

Fleming's Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Hartford hosts a Veuve Clicquot...

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Explores Boston Expansion

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is reportedly...

Foxwoods Hosts Seafood Festival Aug. 2

Foxwoods Resort Casino hosts a Seafood Festival...

Mid-Summer Happy Hour Specials at Rizzuto's West Hartford

Mid-Summer Happy Hour Specials at Rizzuto's West Hartford

Rizzuto's mid-summer happy hour in West Hartford offers a package...

Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford.

Hooker Proposes Brewery, Restaurant Near Rock Cats Stadium

HARTFORD — Bloomfield-based Hooker Brewing Co. will submit a bid to build a brewery and restaurant across from the proposed new...

National Cheesecake Day Deals at Carbone's Kitchen, Cheesecake Factory

National Cheesecake Day Deals

Save room for dessert Wednesday, as local eateries mark National Cheesecake Day with sweet specials.

Liquor Cabinet: Geronimo Tequila Bar

The cocktails at Geronimo Tequila Bar and Southwest Grill in New Haven are thoughtfully created and crafted in a bar equally as visual and...

Chick-fil-A Says It Will Open 4 Locations In Connecticut

BROOKFIELD — Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chicken chain, is coming to Connecticut.

New Haven Pizza Truck: A Party On Wheels

New Haven Pizza Truck: A Party On Wheels

Part of the American dream is finding a line of work that satisfies you while providing financial security and the opportunities to live a...

Stonepost Bakery And Cafe: A Bustling New Spot

When you pull off Avon's busy Route 44 into the Stonepost Bakery and Cafe's parking lot, you're greeted by the patio of brightly colored...

Chefs Team Up For Share Our Strength Dinner

Eight of the Hartford area's top chefs team up to fight childhood hunger Aug. 12, coming together to prepare a special wine dinner at...

Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers

Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers

Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed....

Le Penguin: Where The Mascot (And Chef) Sing

Experienced restaurateurs know that a restaurant is theater. Le Penguin, the Greenwich bistro with a twist, sets us in Provence, with...

Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive

At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a...

Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez Opens Paloma In Stamford

Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez Opens Paloma In Stamford

By the end of 2014, Aarón Sánchez will have opened four new restaurants in seven months' time.

All Aboard For Dining And Scenery Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train

Some restaurants boast beautiful views of Long Island Sound. Other dining rooms overlook well-manicured gardens or bustling downtown...

All Fired Up: Traveling Roadside Barbecue

At 28 feet long and weighing five tons, the black steel mobile barbecue pit stops traffic. Belching a bit of smoke, the rig and its...

Bear's Smokehouse Opens In Downtown Hartford

Bear's Smokehouse Opens In Downtown Hartford

Bigger is better for Bear's Smokehouse, which opened its new location at 89 Arch Street Monday.

Ecco Rooftop: Simple Ingredients, Creative Plates

What's an American gastropub? A place that serves bacon jam.

A Taste Of The Caribbean: Patties, Steel Pans And Parades

A Taste Of The Caribbean: Patties, Steel Pans And Parades

Vibrant music, food and culture take center stage as the ninth annual Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival takes over Hartford's...

On20 Offers New Affordable Bistro Lunch Menu

At On20, it doesn't matter if you order a simple burger and fries, or a full tasting menu with wine pairings, you're still treated to the...

Craft 260: Big On Its Beer, Portions

Craft 260: Big On Its Beer, Portions

Craft 260 beer bar and bistro serves contemporary American comfort food and international craft brews. It opened last February in a...

Saigon Kitchen: Standout Chinese From The Pros

Saigon Kitchen: Standout Chinese From The Pros

Why on earth would a Chinese restaurant be named after a city in Vietnam? Upon asking, the short story is that it's a long story. The not-...

Kabobs Come To Elmwood

Kabobs Come To Elmwood

West Hartford's Elmwood neigborhood has another fresh new restaurant face with the addition of Elmwood Kabob & Bar on New Britain...

Pontos Taverna: Humble, Family-Style Greek

Pontos Taverna: Humble, Family-Style Greek

There must be something in our souls that loves a humble little place, a place you don't have to get dressed up for. Pontos, a Greek...

Angelico's Lake House: Nightly Specials All Summer

Angelico's Lake House: Nightly Specials All Summer

A stones throw from our home in East Hampton is restaurant that offers a diverse menu of dishes that you can enjoy while checking out the...

Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park

Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park

Ted's Restaurant has been serving its famous steamed burgers for more than 50 years. But its new Steam Machine is putting a new spin on an...

Cottage Cafe Adds A Healthy Layer To Its Menu

Cottage Cafe Adds A Healthy Layer To Its Menu

It was just about a year ago that famed chef Patty Queen was diagnosed with breast cancer, underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy.



Arezzo: Westport's Best Outdoor Dining

Arezzo: Westport's Best Outdoor Dining

Arezzo's tunnel-arcade entrance doesn't give a hint. This Italian restaurant and bar has the best outdoor dining in Westport. Overlooking...

Happy Hour At A'Vert Feels Like A Vacation

Happy Hour At A'Vert Feels Like A Vacation

Happy hour at A'Vert in West Hartford offers a weekday bar menu, available 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and just until 6 on the...

Jake's Diggity Dogs: So Many Choices, It's Not For The Indecisive

Jake's Diggity Dogs: So Many Choices, It's Not For The Indecisive

It was later in a somewhat eventful evening in New Haven when a friend and I strolled down Crown Street looking for food. Despite all the...

A.C. Petersen Celebrates 100 Years

A.C. Petersen Celebrates 100 Years

Restaurants come and go, but when it comes to family eating, you can't beat a classic like A.C. Petersen Farms in West Hartford.

Grass Roots: Where Ice Cream Is An Adventure

Grass Roots: Where Ice Cream Is An Adventure

If you are the indecisive type, you may want to prepare before heading to Grass Roots Ice Cream.

National Tequila Day Is July 24: Where To Drink in Connecticut

National Tequila Day Is July 24: Where To Drink in Connecticut

Need an excuse to celebrate? National Tequila Day is Thursday, July 24 (not to be confused with National Margarita Day on Feb. 22, but who's...

Three Sheets: A 'Gastrodive' With 'Stupid Good' Food

Three Sheets: A 'Gastrodive' With 'Stupid Good' Food

The building at 372 Elm St. in New Haven holds decades of history as a watering hole for townies and Yalies alike, from its days as the...

Rowayton Seafood: A Fresh, Classic New England Breeze

Rowayton Seafood: A Fresh, Classic New England Breeze

How New Englandy can you get? Rowayton is a village on the Five Mile River, and The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood is perched over a small...



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