| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts an "Uncorked" walk-around tasting Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The event is designed to showcase more than 30 wines, including several new additions from Spain and South America and old favorites.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Max Restaurant Group is offering coupons at its locations serving brunch, good for 25 percent off two entrees for the Sunday morning meal.
Coupons are available at Max a Mia in Avon, Max Amore and Max Fish in Glastonbury, Max's Tavern in Springfield and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Ashlawn Farm Coffee celebrates the grand opening of its Saybrook Junction location Nov. 26, with free coffee Tuesday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The Old Saybrook shop at 455 Boston Post Road is Ashlawn Farm's second location, with fresh-roasted...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Dec. 5, 2013 marks the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, and local restaurants are marking the occasion with themed parties and cocktails.
Beginning at 5 p.m., Max Burger in Longmeadow taps special casks of Jack's Abby Ginger Hoponius Union...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The Connecticut Restaurant Association held its annual Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner Tuesday at Mohegan Sun, honoring the state's restaurants, mixologists, caterers, chefs and vendors. Here are this year's winners:
Casual Restaurant of the Year: J....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Taqueria Tavern in West Hartford hosts Onyx Moonshine's second annual Hot Wing Eating Contest Saturday at 6 p.m. Contestants will compete in competitions to determine who can eat the hottest wing and the most amount of wings, respectively.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Thirty restaurants have signed up to participate in the upcoming New Haven Restaurant Week, which returns for its fall edition Nov. 3 through 8.
Each of the restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus for lunch ($18,) dinner ($32) or both.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Bricco Trattoria in Glastonbury gets ahead of the busy holiday season, starting its Sunday brunch Nov. 3 and extending it through New Year's Day.
The menu, served each Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., features gourmet specialties like challah French...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:58 PM
As part of a national "Coast to Coast Toast" national celebration, Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford hosts a Belgian beer dinner Nov. 14 with the portfolio of Vanberg & DeWulf. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
“Chicken & waffles," stoemp...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Tullycross Tavern, an Irish-themed pub and microbrewery in Manchester, closed its doors Wednesday, according to posts on the restaurant's website and Facebook page.
"Today, TullyCross Tavern & Microbrewery has decided to go dark and close its doors,"...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Jacques Pepin and his wife, Gloria are the special guests at Alforno Trattoria's Nose to Tail pork dinner Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. featuring Kurobuta pig raised in Vermont.
"This menu highlights Jacques' belief in frugality, wasting no part of the animal,"...