| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:59 AM
New York-based Virgil's Real BBQ will open at Mohegan Sun this spring, the casino announced today in a press release. This will be the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Coming together as a community, South Windsor residents donated handmade cards to the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Hannah Reichle, a graduate of South Windsor High School organized the event at the Community Center. She set up...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Forbidden City Bistro presents a Spanish wine dinner with "an Asian touch" March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Gran Gesta Brut Reserva; D.O. Cava, (Barcelona)
Dominio de Heredia, D.O.C. Rioja – Alavesa
Tortilla de patata...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Bonefish Grill, a casual seafood-focused chain with more than 150 locations throughout the United States, will open its first Connecticut restaurant March 25 in the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, South Windsor.
Bonefish Grill is known for market-...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Shoreline restaurants are ramping up for summer, and dozens of them have signed on for Onyx Moonshine's largest cocktail crawl to date. Restaurants and bars from Stonington to Stamford are offering specialty drinks made with the Connecticut-crafted...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Dunkin' Donuts takes a cue from the state fair with its newest breakfast offering, the Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich. Weighing in at a reported 360 calories, the sandwich combines a split glazed doughnut, a fried egg and applewood-smoked bacon for what...