| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Connecticut's first Dave and Buster's is scheduled to open Monday in Manchester, at the Buckland Hills Mall. The combination restaurant, bar and arcade will be open seven days a week, offering 140 interactive games and high-definition TVs for sporting...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford previews its new "Flemings 100" wine list Sept. 26 with a special tasting event.
The new wines - joining a list of 100 by the glass - are sorted into several categories: "Bubbly and Festive," "Light and...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Connecticut's annual Farm-to-Chef week returns again Monday, with special menus at 85 state restaurants, farms, wineries, institutions, healthcare facilities and schools available Sept. 14 to Sept. 20.
Participating venues must offer a minimum of four...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Dish Bar & Grill in Hartford is the latest to introduce Sunday brunch, debuting this weekend from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Among the entrees ($10 to $20): sweet tea chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, a "breakfast" burger with sausage, fried egg and a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After the successful 2014 Taste of Hartford in July and August, restaurants in surrounding towns get in on the action with the Taste of the Suburbs promotion. Nearly 30 eateries offer special three-course prix-fixe menus for $20.14 from Sept. 8 to 21....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Neil Fuentes, the "Singing Chef," is known just as well around southern Connecticut for his musical prowess as he is for his culinary abilities. Here are some fast facts about the talented chef now helming the kitchen at Jojoto in Branford.
- He was...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A new event in downtown Bristol hopes to showcase the area's best food and drink in a "piazza-like experience" on Sept. 13. The Flavor'd Food Fest features food tastings from more than a dozen restaurants and vendors, a beer and wine tent, a farmers'...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Chef Billy Grant and sous chefs from Restaurant Bricco, Bricco Trattoria and Grants host a farm-to-table dinner at Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.
The menu includes passed hors d'oeuvres, panzanella salad, local breads, potato...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:56 AM
The unofficial end to summer brings several dining specials to Connecticut restaurants. Indulge in lobster, prime rib and even corn dogs during the long Labor Day weekend.
Max Restaurant Group offers plenty of lobster specials at its restaurants in...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Hartford's newest restaurant invites its guests to "Play Nice." Nixs, which officially opened on Front Street Aug. 16, is poised to make a name for itself with innovative craft cocktails, local beer and small plates with an intense focus on seafood.
| Aug 12, 2014
Tyler Anderson can't divulge the outcome of his recent appearance on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay." But he will say he's "very happy" with the way he cooked.
Flay's most recent competition show is sort of a cross between the network's...