>>San Diego-based chain Hash House A Go Go is slated to open in Mohegan Sun's Casino of the Earth in mid-December, according to casino representatives. The restaurant describes its menu as "twisted farm food," with a menu of traditional diner fare with "offbeat, over-the-top presentations."
Breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner will be offered, with plates like sage fried chicken and waffles, pork tenderloin Benedict, egg dishes, pancakes in several varieties and flavors, one-pound stuffed burgers, a griddled meatloaf sandwich, risotto-stuffed roasted butternut squash and chicken pot pie. Information: hashhouseagogo.com.
>>The former Reuben's Deli in West Hartford center is now Thirty 5 Bar & Grille, taking its name from its address at 35 Lasalle Road. The new spot has full-service breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, along with a full liquor license and more than a dozen draft beers.
Weekly specials include a Sunday "endless mimosa brunch" for two, priced at $35 with a choice of entrees and sides. Wines are half-price on Sunday evenings. On Mondays after 5 p.m., enjoy a $35 prix-fixe dinner for two. Happy hour features $3 Connecticut draft beers, half-priced well drinks and half-priced house wines.
Thirty 5 Bar & Grille is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to midnight. Information: 860-233-3354.
>>Peppercorn's Grill, 357 Main St., Hartford, hosts its 21st annual Veuve Clicquot dinner Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The five-course meal, featuring lobster carpaccio, buffalo ricotta ravioli, pan-seared lemon sole, herb-roasted loin of veal, bricked organic baby chicken and white chocolate bread pudding, is paired with Veuve Clicquot vintages. Cost is $105, plus tax and gratuity. Information: 860-547-1714 and peppercornsgrill.com
>>Trumbull Kitchen, 150 Trumbull St., Hartford, hosts a Brooklyn Brewery beer and small plates tasting Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m. Five beers are paired with five hors d'ouevres by executive chef Chris Torla. Cost is $25, plus tax and gratuity. Information: 860-493-7412 and trumbullkitchen.com.
>>Jonathan Edwards Winery, 74 Chester Maine Road, North Stonington, hosts "Flight Nights" at the winery throughout January and February. Sample cellared vintages paired with gourmet bites from local restaurants.
The events will be held Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20 at 7 p.m., with special guest chefs from Daniel Packer Inne of Mystic, Gracie's of Providence, Viking Hotel of Newport and CW's Chops n' Catch of Manchester. Cost is $50 per event, or $175 for all four. Information: 860-535-0202 and jedwardswinery.com.