| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Mario Batali is looking to expand his restaurant group to the Elm City. The celebrity chef is planning to open a Tarry Lodge eatery in New Haven, according to Yale University's office of New Haven and State Affairs.
The building at 278 Park St. is owned...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Mill at 2T in Simsbury's Tariffville section is closing through April 1 for renovations.
"We are keeping the physical space size and shape the same. We are giving the floor, decor, and tables and chairs a complete makeover," co-owner and executive...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Describing itself as a place for "modern, rustic comfort food," Brownstone Cafe plans its grand opening in West Hartford Thursday, March 20.
The Oakwood Avenue restaurant is owned by Vin and Jen Keola, who've owned and operated Pintore Catering in...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Jason Sobocinski's love for cheese is well-documented. But he loves barbecue, too. And thanks to a lucky equipment find, he's brought another one of his food passions to life in the New Haven area, introducing Smoke Box BBQ on Whitney Avenue in Hamden...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Krust Woodfired Pizza & Bourbon Bar
686 Main St.
Great pizza, fantastic bourbons!
2) Sliders Sports Bar and Grill
3) a'VERT Brasserie
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Ted's Montana Grill has a date for its debut on Front Street in Hartford. The casual family restaurant chain, co-founded by media mogul Ted Turner and restaurateur George McKerrow Jr., will open officially on May 12.
The Hartford location will be...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Well, thank god for cell phones. Mine proved essential when I went to Tabaq Masala, a Pakistani restaurant with pan-Asian touches in Meriden recently. I had called first, sure, and the smartphone helped out in navigating to the spot on the Berlin...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
I'm not a vegetarian, but I imagine it must be stressful ordering off the menu at an unfamiliar restaurant and not being sure if there are secret animal products lurking in a seemingly vegetarian dish. Those with dietary restrictions can order off the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:34 AM
What booze is the best value?
Here, our wines are by the bottle. Nothing is over $30. If you go down the road, the same bottles are over $30. Everything is available by the glass as well. We probably go through more wine than anything else.