| 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 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I'm always asking people what restaurants they've been to lately. I don't flock to the new places because opening a new restaurant is an enormous undertaking and it takes a restaurant a while to settle in. Here are two places that have been open long...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Good sushi isn't that hard to come by in New Haven. We're fortunate as food lovers to have so many actually good restaurants to choose from whenever we get a craving for anything under the sun, and sushi is no exception. However, finding a great sushi...
| 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 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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Chef Gino Riccio recently opened Boca, a small plates Mediterranean bar and restaurant in downtown Stamford, where the colorful food contrasts with the contemporary white lounge of a room meant to evoke Greece through a Miami Beach lens. The seasoned...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Connecticut's breweries and brew pubs are reaching out to members of the Connecticut Army and Connecticut National Guard, along with other federal employees, who have been furloughed during the recent government shutdown.
Several businesses will offer...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar, 111 Memorial Road, West Hartford, hosts a Tuscan wine dinner Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The alfresco event, held on the restaurant's patio, features four courses paired with complementing wines.
Liuzzi small batch...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown puts a new spin on summer lobster specials, with its $29.95 lobster meal running Aug. 5 through 18.
Choose one of 10 sauces and preparations, including wok-seared lobster with caramelized ginger, scallions and shallot...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Coyote Blue, 1960 Saybrook Road, Middletown, kicks off its Lobster Festival Friday with several specials.
The summery menu includes lobster bisque ($5.95 and $7.95); a lobster salad taco ($10.95,) lobster-stuffed avocado ($11.95;) lobster quesadilla ($...