| 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,"...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Food Republic recently affirmed what New Haveners have known for more than half a decade: that Caseus Fromagerie is one of the country's best cheese shops.
"New Haven native Jason Sobocinski’s epicurean empire encompasses an incredible cheese...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Cafemantic, 948 Main St., Willimantic, hosts a "Game of Rhones" dinner Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m., featuring six courses of fall game dishes and Michel Chapoutier wines.
Chef Jonathan Hudak will prepare the menu, which includes stuffed quail with pear,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Le Petit Cafe has earned top Zagat ratings for another year. The French bistro on the Branford Green was voted No. 1 for food in Connecticut by the restaurant guide, garnering 28 points out of a possible 30 for its cuisine.
"Each evening's four-course,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Litchfield Saltwater Grille officially changes hands this week, as Brett and Albert Clugston hand over the seven-year-old establishment to new owners Brook Noel and Andy Stowers.
The restaurant will reopen Dec. 11 at 4:30 p.m. with a new menu, including...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Calling it "Connecticut in a bottle," Onyx Moonshine announces the debut of its new seasonal spirit, infused with Honeycrisp apples from Wallingford's Blue Hills Orchard. The special release will be available in stores and restaurants during the month...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:03 PM
SHRINE Asian Kitchen at Foxwoods has gotten a Beantown-style makeover. Big Night Entertainment Group, owner of the property at the Mashantucket casino, has revamped the restaurant in the style of its Boston-based Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge.
| Sep 18, 2013
ON20 has received plenty of accolades this summer, including a hat tip from OpenTable readers as one of the country's best scenic restaurants and a Connecticut Magazine Best New Chef honor for executive chef Jeffrey Lizotte.
Next year, the restaurant...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, features a "100 Preview" event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., to highlight new additions to its collection of 100 wines by the glass. The preview event includes wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Sohors Tek-Tan, general manager of the Elephant Trail in Avon and Blue Elephant Trail in West Hartford, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer a year ago. To honor her memory, the restaurants will donate 25 percent of sales from her favorite menu items...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Connecticut's craft beer scene expands again, with the official opening of Broad Brook Brewing in East Windsor Thursday. The brewery and taproom at 2 North Road will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on its first day.
The first beers to be poured are the...