| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Every year, I bake holiday biscotti and box it up as presents for our neighbors and the boys' teachers.
Truth be told: I'm a horrible cook and I'm not even sure the biscotti is a successful culinary endeavor. The bottoms are often burned (would the...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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 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 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...
| 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.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Millwright's adds lunch hours to its offerings as of July 24, serving versions of its dining room and tavern menus along with additional sandwiches and unique plates.
A preview of the fare includes corn chowder, prime beef tartare, farm green salad with...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Rizzuto's in West Hartford offers its own take on the Taste of Hartford, with a $20.13 prix-fixe menu through Saturday, July 28.
Menu choices include: Appetizer
Farm Salad (frisee greens, red grapefruit supremes, candied almonds, fresh chevre, crispy...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Hop fans, get ready: Connecticut craft beer bars are poised to celebrate National IPA Day Thursday with special, limited-edition brews and beer-infused dishes.
At Plan B Burger Bar, IPAs are available at all six locations, with a complete IPA tap...
| 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 ($11.95;) lobster quesadilla ($...