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  • Alforno Trattoria Hosts 'Nose to Tail' Pork Dinner

     Alforno Trattoria Hosts 'Nose to Tail'  Pork Dinner
    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,"...
  • Sampling a Pair of New Fairfield County Restaurants

    Sampling a Pair of New Fairfield County Restaurants
    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...
  • Flavor Profile: Sushi Mizu In New Haven

    Flavor Profile: Sushi Mizu In  New Haven
    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...
  • Caseus in New Haven Named One of '10 Best Cheese Shops In America'

    Caseus in New Haven Named One of '10 Best Cheese Shops In America'
    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...
  • Autumn Game and Wine Dinner at Willimantic's Cafemantic

    Autumn Game and Wine Dinner at Willimantic's Cafemantic
    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,...
  • Litchfield Saltwater Grille Changes Hands

    Litchfield Saltwater Grille Changes Hands
    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...
  • Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian

    Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian
    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...
  • Connecticut's Beer Industry Supports Furloughed Employees

    Connecticut's Beer Industry Supports Furloughed Employees
    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...
  • Rizzuto's in West Hartford Hosts Tuscan Wine Dinner Aug. 16

    Rizzuto's in West Hartford Hosts Tuscan Wine Dinner Aug. 16
    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. The menu: Liuzzi small batch...
  • August Lobster Feast at Forbidden City Bistro

    August Lobster Feast at Forbidden City Bistro
    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...
  • Lobster Festival at Coyote Blue Starts Aug. 9

    Lobster Festival at Coyote Blue Starts Aug. 9
    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 ($11.95;) lobster quesadilla ($...