| 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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Parents and children have been flocking to Randy's Wooster Street Pizza for years, thanks to its whimsical kids' menu, game room and collection of Hot Wheels toy cars. Now the restaurant has been honored for its atmosphere and food, recently nominated...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Anderson, Miller, Jones, Greenberg, Cavagnaro, Morton, Grant, Lizotte: These names, instantly recognizable to fans of the greater Hartford dining scene, converged upon one kitchen Tuesday to deliver a one-of-a-kind dining experience for charity.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...