| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Let's say you're a really good home baker, so good that all your friends want what you're making and insist on paying you for those cakes or pies or cookies.
In a whole bunch of states, from Rhode Island to California, that wouldn't be a terrible...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Most of us know about Thai and Vietnamese food — but Cambodian? A new restaurant in Fairfield, Royal House Cambodia Cuisine, is introducing it to the county. Cambodian cuisine shares with its neighbors ingredients like basil, ginger and lemongrass,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:00 PM
At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
| 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 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 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...
| 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 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Besito, 46 South Main St., West Hartford, announces its new "Hora de Feliz," available weekdays at the bar.
The upscale Mexican restaurant offers $5 appetizers, $5 signature cocktails and $4 house beers Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Drinks...