Save up to 90% on a Hartford Courant subscription. Click here to sign up now!

A La Carte

A La Carte Connecticut Restaurant News
Chocolate Expo Returns To Connecticut Science Center

Chocoholics, make your way to the Connecticut Science Center. The Chocolate Expo returns to Hartford Dec. 6 from 11 a.m.

Read more
Powder Hollow Brewery Hosts Dinners With Clark Farms At Bushy Hill Orchard

Powder Hollow Brewery, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary in Enfield, presents two nights of farm-to-table beer dinners with Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Each night features a four-course meal prepared by the farm's chefs, paired with Powder Hollow brews.

Read more
AIDS CT Celebrating Health, Women At Fundraiser With Nutritionist Dee McCaffrey

It will be all about ladies in the kitchen on Tuesday, Dec. 1, when AIDS CT holds a new fundraiser, "WE CAN Cook, A Culinary Celebration," at the Pond House Café in West Hartford.

Read more
Unionville's Cure Adds Weekend Brunch

New brunch alert: Cure in Unionville is now serving the midday meal Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., starting Nov. 21.

Read more
The Willows Hosts Homecoming Hop Fest

The Willows at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Drive, Bristol, hosts its Homecoming Hop Fest beer festival Nov. 28 from noon to 4 p.m., with beer and food tastings.

Representatives from more than 20 participating Northeast breweries will be pouring samples of their beers; the DoubleTree will also offer samples of its cookie martini, along with complimentary snacks.

Read more
East Meets West Bloody Mary Throwdown At Waypoint Spirits

Who builds a better Bloody Mary: Connecticut or California? An upcoming event pits East against West in the form of tomato-and-vodka cocktails.

Waypoint Spirits plays host to the Dec. 6 brunch, which features Bloody Marys made with its Labrador Noon vodka and RIPE bar juice. The West Coast entry will be made with Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits' Fugu vodka and mixer.

Read more