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  • Labor Day Weekend Dining Specials in Connecticut

    Labor Day Weekend Dining Specials in Connecticut
    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...
  • A Taste in Simsbury Features Local Food and Drink Aug. 28

    A Taste in Simsbury Features Local Food and Drink Aug. 28
    Restaurants and vendors from the region gather at The Riverview in Simsbury Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. for the annual A Taste in Simsbury event, featuring some of the area's best food and drink. Participants include Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar, Evergreens at...
  • Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Named 'Top 10 Family Restaurant'

    Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Named 'Top 10 Family Restaurant'
    Parents and children have been flocking to Randy's Wooster Street Pizza for years, thanks to its whimsical kids' menu, game room and collection of Hot Wheels toy cars. Now the restaurant has been honored for its atmosphere and food, recently nominated...
  • Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'

    Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'
    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...
  • Nuptials Among The Vines, Connecticut Winery Weddings

    Nuptials Among The Vines, Connecticut Winery Weddings
    Few venues offer more rustic, natural beauty than vineyards. With rolling green lawns and knotty vines heavy with fruit, they offer gorgeous backdrops for photos and unique spaces for you to customize your ideal event. If you're a food and wine lover, it'...
  • 'Eight Chefs' Dinner at Millwright's Raises $8,000 For No Kid Hungry

    'Eight Chefs' Dinner at Millwright's Raises $8,000 For No Kid Hungry
    Anderson, Miller, Jones, Greenberg, Cavagnaro, Morton, Grant, Lizotte: These names, instantly recognizable to fans of the greater Hartford dining scene, converged upon one kitchen Tuesday to deliver a one-of-a-kind dining experience for charity. The 8...
  • Restaurants Extend Taste of Hartford Menus

    Restaurants Extend Taste of Hartford Menus
    You've got another week to enjoy Taste of Hartford menus at three city restaurants, which have decided to extend the deal through Aug. 10. At Costa del Sol, the $25 three-course menu includes choice of starter and entrees of grilled salmon with orange...
  • Bear's Smokehouse Opens In Downtown Hartford

    Bear's Smokehouse Opens In Downtown Hartford
    Bigger is better for Bear's Smokehouse, which opened its new Hartford location at 89 Arch Street Monday.  The new Bear's is a 2,300-square foot industrial-style space with 60 seats, including a balcony. The Kansas City-style barbecue joint, which got its...
  • Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Explores Boston Expansion

    Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Explores Boston Expansion
    Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is reportedly expanding north to the Bay State. The New Haven original is looking to open in Brookline, Mass. next year, in the space currently occupied by The Fireplace restaurant. The Fireplace issued a press release...
  • Veuve Clicquot Dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse Aug. 8

    Veuve Clicquot Dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse Aug. 8
    Fleming's Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Hartford hosts a Veuve Clicquot dinner Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m., presenting five courses paired with the premium French champagnes. The menu: Hors d'oeuvres: artichoke bruschetta, sea salt popcorn and oysters on the...
  • Chef Aarón Sánchez Opens Paloma in Stamford

    Chef Aarón Sánchez Opens Paloma in Stamford
    You may know Aarón Sánchez from the Food Network ("Chopped," "Best Thing I Ever Ate," "Next Iron Chef") and now he's joining the Connecticut restaurant scene. The celebrity chef is bringing his Latin cuisine to Stamford with the 250-seat Paloma, opening...