| 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 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 12, 2013
| 6:27 PM
50 West, 50 West Main Street, Plainville, partners with its neighbor in town, Relic Brewing, for an Oct. 2 beer dinner. Three seatings are available, at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. The menu includes six courses, paired with five Relic beers.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Dozens of Connecticut restaurants, schools, facilities, wineries and other vendors are participating in the state's annual Farm to Chef Week, kicking off Sunday and continuing through Sept. 21. Each venue will prepare special menus featuring farm-fresh...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:42 AM
One of the most famous names in pizza will soon be on a new facade in Connecticut. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana expands again to include a location in West Hartford, with a planned mid-September grand opening.
The West Hartford pizzeria is at 1148 New...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown starts its new happy hour Wednesday through Friday, featuring $7 wines and martinis, $3 beers and $5 small plates.
Among the martini selections: house-infused cucumber (vodka base,) Drunken Concubine (lychee aromas,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Onyx Moonshine of East Hartford hosts a Moonshine Ball Great Gatsby-themed gala at Middletown's Wadsworth Mansion Sept. 27 at 8 p.m.
The event features a cocktail competition with several local restaurants, who will create their own special moonshine...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Savor the last unofficial weekend of summer with these Labor Day specials at area restaurants.
At Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, get two-for-one entrees Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 (of equal or lesser value.) Dish sweetens the deal with half-...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The newest confection at Get Baked isn't warm right from the oven, like the rest of the scratch bakery's goods - it's cold and refreshing. The Windsor shop is now serving custom-blended ice cream alongside its breads, pastries and sweets.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Eat your way through greater Hartford in September, with two versions of Taste of the Suburbs planned in the first half of the month.
The first event, taking place at "west of the river" suburban restaurants, features special $20.13 prix-fixe menus...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CraftBeer.com asked, and readers answered. Eastern Connecticut's Willimantic Brewing Company has made it to the website's search for "Great American Beer Bars," nominated as one of the top beer-centric establishments in the Northeast region.