| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:48 AM
You know you're in for a calorie-ridden meal when you sit down with a hamburger, fries and a shake. But the Monster Meal at restaurant chain Red Robbin adds unlimited fries and a monster-sized shake to make it a true gut-buster with at least 3,540...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:01 AM
What happens when you marry French toast with crème brulee and a side of bacon or ham?
You get named to this year’s Xtreme Eating Awards, an annual public shaming of the restaurant industry’s biggest caloric offenders.
Held by the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Gregory Krikorian's Dec. 18 op-ed piece about Walmart supported occupying empty buildings and staffing them with low-paid, part-time employees to boost employment statistics. His and other letters imply that what is most important is for Burbank...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Healthy freebie: Veggie Grill restaurant chain aficionados who download and use the company's new Android and iPhone app will receive a free winter menu item if they install the app before Jan. 5. Look on the "Love" tab of the app for this special offer....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:07 PM
“It’s fine if you’re quiet,” says Renee Gauthier to a sparse crowd at the Lincoln Lodge on Friday night, “I have a therapist.” The enemy to Chicago standup comedy, it seems (aside from annoying hecklers), is good...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Whether you're a seasoned chef serving gourmet meals or a struggling chef throwing away burnt eggs and toast, 29 Cooks in Upper Milford Township is here to help.
The catering and culinary center, which opened April 22, is for all skill levels —...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Miguel Cruz has joined Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant located at 125 Church St. in Orlando, as chef and kitchen manager. Cruz will manage the back of the house staff, oversee new menu development as well as purchasing for the 20,000 square foot downtown...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:26 AM
WEST HARTFORD — When Stan Finch was at Harvard Business School in 2011 and 2012, everyone wanted to launch the next Airbnb.
Finch, now 31, also thought about launching a firm that connects customers with people offering short-term rentals, even...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Q: We love the carrot cake from J. Alexander's. Do you think you could get the recipe for me? I really would appreciate it. — Jerry Darlene Mitchell, Boynton Beach
A: This request came just after running another recipe from J. Alexander's...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:05 PM
It's nice to see that Laurel is getting a new movie theater. Long over due. Does Laurel really need another Outback and Panera Bread? If they really want to have restaurants how about the Cheesecake Factory or UNO.
Why another grocery store when there is...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:57 PM
"Where's home for you?"
Twelve years ago, answering that simple question suddenly became more difficult as I packed my childhood into a series of boxes and said goodbye to the house I grew up in on Stoneham Drive in West Hartford. For some people,...