| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Almost 30 restaurants in Niantic and East Lyme have signed on for the town's first Restaurant Week, offering discounts, specials and freebies Jan. 21 through Jan. 27.
Among the participants:
Best of Everything Country Gourmet
The Black Sheep
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Litchfield County's celebrated Community Table, a sustainable restaurant with an intense focus on locally-sourced cuisine, will receive an award for its environmentally-friendly practices from People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE,) a Connecticut-based...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Taste of Hartford's winter restaurant promotion kicks off Jan. 21 and runs through Feb. 3, with $20.13 prix-fixe menus at several city eateries.
Participating restaurants include Agave Grill, bin228, Black Bear Saloon, Black-Eyed Sally's, Carbone's,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Shoreline restaurants are ramping up for summer, and dozens of them have signed on for Onyx Moonshine's largest cocktail crawl to date. Restaurants and bars from Stonington to Stamford are offering specialty drinks made with the Connecticut-crafted...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Dunkin' Donuts takes a cue from the state fair with its newest breakfast offering, the Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich. Weighing in at a reported 360 calories, the sandwich combines a split glazed doughnut, a fried egg and applewood-smoked bacon for what...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The owners of 85 Main in Putnam and Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret have opened Dog Lane Café at 1 Dog Lane, Storrs. It's described as a "European/American cafe" with seasonal, local and fresh ingredients.
The menu features breakfast items, sandwiches,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar presents a special Sunday-night prime rib dinner through Feb. 10 for $29.95.
The three-course prix-fixe starts with a choice of wedge, Caesar or Fleming's salad; prime rib with a trio of sauces (au jus, creamy...