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  • Restaurants Donate To Residents Displaced By Hartford Fire On Thanksgiving Eve

    Restaurants Donate To Residents Displaced By Hartford Fire On Thanksgiving Eve
    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...
  • Thanksgiving Week Happy Hours And Deals

    Thanksgiving Week Happy Hours And Deals
    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...
  • Max Restaurant Group Hosts Champagne Classic

    Max Restaurant Group Hosts Champagne Classic
    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...
  • O'Rourke's Diner One Of Playboy's "Best In America"

    O'Rourke's Diner One Of Playboy's "Best In America"
    Don't worry, this list is safe for work. 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...
  • Thai Restaurants Raising Funds For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

    Thai Restaurants Raising Funds For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    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...
  • Pancheros Mexican Grill To Open In Manchester; $1 Burritos Nov. 18

    Pancheros Mexican Grill To Open In Manchester; $1 Burritos Nov. 18
    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...
  • Maggie McFly's Opens In Manchester

    Maggie McFly's Opens In Manchester
    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...
  • New Haven Restaurant Week Through Nov. 7

    New Haven Restaurant Week Through Nov. 7
    New Haven's biannual Restaurant Week promotion returns Nov. 2, with fixed-price lunch and dinner menus at nearly three dozen eateries. Among the participants: 116 Crown, Adriana's Restaurant and Wine Bar, Barcelona Wine Bar, Basta Trattoria, Bentara,...
  • O'Porto In Hartford: Has Top Park Street Restaurant Closed?

    O'Porto In Hartford: Has Top Park Street Restaurant Closed?
    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...
  • Connecticut Restaurant And Beer Week Features Special Menus

    Connecticut Restaurant And Beer Week Features Special Menus
    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...
  • Chef Changes Announced At Max Restaurant Group

    Chef Changes Announced At Max Restaurant Group
    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-...