| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Taste of Hartford - the city's popular biannual dining promotion - is back, running July 22 to Aug. 4. More than 30 restaurants will offer special fixed-price multi-course menus for $20.13.
Participating restaurants include Agave Grill, Black Bear...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jul 5, 2013
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill will open at the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk this fall, the company announced this week. The Colorado-based chain serves fresh fast-casual Mediterranean fare: kabobs, shwarma, falafel, hummus, salads and soups.
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Manchester's favorite throwback dairy bar, Shady Glen, is well-known for its dramatic "winged" burger with four slices of griddle-crisped cheese. But its chocolate chip ice cream just earned a nod in Food Network Magazine's "50 States, 50 Ice Cream...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Connecticut's burgers keep racking up the national accolades. The latest in the spotlight is Plan B Burger Bar, recently named one of Food & Wine's readers' picks for best burger. The magazine polled readers to share their favorites across the country....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
More lobster specials abound at The Mill on the River in South Windsor, which offers a Friday night lobster dinner deal for $25.95.
The meal includes salad, a 1.5-pound boiled lobster, baked potato, coleslaw and strawberry shortcake with seasonal...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Glastonbury's Bricco Trattoria offers a special three-course prix fixe menu this week for $28. The menu is available through Thursday, June 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Housemade ricotta, marinated fresh figs, local honey and...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It's been a good week for Connecticut on the burger front.
Two of the state's most noteworthy burgers made it to The Daily Meal's 40 Best Burgers in America list, announced Wednesday. Taking honors were the hyper-regional steamed cheeseburger at Ted's...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze Martini Competition returns for a third year on June 27 at Farmington Gardens in Farmington.
Bartenders from two dozen local restaurants and bars will compete, shaking up original recipes for attendees to taste and...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Chicago-based sandwich shop chain Potbelly plans to open at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford this summer, adding a new fast-casual dining option in Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:15 AM
It's just a little, grey building.
Nothing special, really.
But the Snack Shack at our favorite Little League field turned out to be my phone booth, transforming me into a different Mom.
It was my evening to volunteer. Ben helped me unlock the...