| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Two upcoming Max Restaurant Group events featuring fine bubbly will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
The second annual Champagne Gala Dec. 5 at the CityPlace Atrium features tastings of high-end brands like Roederer, Billecart Salmon...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Whether you're sick of turkey, catching up with faraway friends or avoiding relatives, several Hartford-area restaurants are extending happy hour and offering dinner specials this holiday week.
Fleming's Restaurant & Wine Bar in West Hartford extends its...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:14 AM
As 10 people found themselves homeless after a fire at 80 Prospect Ave in Hartford Wednesday evening, deputy police chief Brian J. Foley took to Twitter to help rescue their holiday.
"HELP PLEASE. Bad Fire. 10 residents without a home tonight and on...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:49 AM
More fast-casual quick-service Mexican food comes to Manchester Nov. 11, with the opening of Pancheros Mexican Grill at 350 Buckland Street. And to celebrate the opening, the new restaurant offers $1 burritos Nov. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m.
This is the second...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The Blue Elephant Trail, 7 S. Main St., West Hartford, and The Elephant Trail, 85 E. Main St., Avon, will be raising funds for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Nov. 16 to 23.
The fundraiser is in honor of general manager Sohors Tek, who died of the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:20 AM
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Playboy's recent "Best in America" roundup of the 101 best breakfasts in America includes an entry from Connecticut. The venerable O'Rourke's Diner in Middletown made the cut in the Northeast category, along with...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Bigger is better for Bear's Smokehouse, which opened its new Hartford location at 89 Arch Street Monday.
The new Bear's is a 2,300-square foot industrial-style space with 60 seats, including a balcony. The Kansas City-style barbecue joint, which got its...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Maggie McFly's has opened its newest location in Manchester, at 194 Buckland Hills Drive.
The fifth (and largest) restaurant in the Connecticut chain features 40 draft beers, a variety of wines on tap and an expanded menu of craft cocktails (many served...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Has Park Street lost a celebrated Portuguese restaurant, once described by a Courant reviewer as "the best thing to happen to Hartford dining in a long, long time"?
O'Porto, which opened in 2005 at 2074 Park Street and earned fans for its paehla and...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The annual Connecticut Restaurant Week, hosted by the Connecticut Restaurant Association, will have a new component when it kicks off Oct. 13. In conjunction with the Connecticut Beer Wholesalers Association and CT Beer Trail, diners will also see...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The kitchens of Max Restaurant Group will see some upcoming changes, as three chefs have been promoted into new roles within the company.
Scott Miller, executive chef of Max's Oyster Bar, will become the general manager of Max Catering, a newly-...