| Feb 14, 2015
| 11:39 AM
I wanted to bake something sweet for my kiddoes today, but I know that I usually end up eating more cookies or whatever than they do, despite their ridiculously speedy metabolisms. (I'm currently using an almost-public shaming method of losing 5 lbs....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:04 AM
A quirky neighborhood burger joint is about to pick up some serious food-industry bragging rights.
GoldBurgers of Newington is headed to the James Beard House in March to take part in the culinary foundation's Beard Burger 'Bun' Anza, joining a lineup...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Who's open and serving on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day? These Connecticut restaurants welcome you to the holiday table, or, alternately, will do the cooking for you to serve at home.
Is your restaurant serving during the holidays? Email us with...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The cuisine of sun-kissed European coastlines is once again coming out of the kitchen at 2074 Park Street. Majorca has opened in the former O'Porto space in Hartford, serving a mix of tapas and entrees with Spanish, Mediterranean, North African and...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:56 AM
It was about 7 o'clock in the morning. I had a batch of holiday biscotti, intended as a gift for teachers and neighbors, baking in the oven while wrapping paper adorned the kitchen table. I was making a mental checklist of how I would orchestrate the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Taste of the Nation Hartford returns Oct. 2 at Marquee Events and Catering. Dozens of Greater Hartford restaurants, distributors and vendors gather for a tasting event to benefit Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to...
| 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...