| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:23 PM
The Connecticut Brewer’s Guild Brewfest takes place June 22 at Ski Sundown, 126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, at 4 p.m. More than 25 breweries and brew pubs will be represented. The event features live music and food for purchase.
| May 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Virgil's Real BBQ is now open at Mohegan Sun. This is the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.
The restaurant, with seating for 225 people, is on the upper level of...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Alforno Trattoria in Old Saybrook, a popular shoreline destination for brick-oven pizza and Tuscan-inspired fare, has introduced a new lunch menu.
Items include sandwiches on fresh-baked Roman flatbread (Caprese, chicken parmesan, porchetta;) composed...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:35 PM
If you watched this past Saturday's season finale of "SNL," one headline on the "Weekend Update" segment (with returning special guest Amy Poehler) may have caught your attention.
"A sushi chef in Connecticut is planning to use cicadas this summer in...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford brings back its "Small Plates, Big Pours" offering through June 30 in the bar. The plates include New Zealand petite lamb chops, Fleming's lobster tempura, colossal shrimp skewers, New Bedford scallops,...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Front Street Bistro presents a Thomas Hooker beer dinner and accompanying movie May 20.
The four-course dinner, paired with complementing Hooker brews, starts at 5:45, followed by a showing of "American Beer" at 7:45. The 2004 documentary follows five...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Spotlight Theatre and Front Street Bistro announces the start of "Brunch and a Movie" on Sundays, when a specially selected classic film will be shown at noon.
Brunch menu items include a bistro frittata, berry French toast, breakfast flatbread with...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The 2013 schedules have been released for two of the state's premier farm-to-table summer dinner series.
Dinners at the Farm marks seven years of its open-air dinners at three shoreline farms this season, kicking off the first event at Barberry Hill...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Share Our Strength hosts its New Haven Taste of the Nation event at the Omni Hotel at Yale May 22, welcoming more than 40 restaurants, caterers and vendors to the annual tasting benefit. Proceeds from the event will go to local charities dedicated to...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...