| 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...
| 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 14, 2011
| 9:57 AM
From wedges of gourmet grilled cheese to an assortment of fresh donut holes, serving a late-night nosh is both a great way to fuel continued revelry and provide that "wow" factor that guests will really remember and appreciate after hours of drinking....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 5:45 PM
It’s been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” and recognized by “Every Day with Rachael Ray” magazine. But now the two-foot hot dog that put Doogie’s on the map is no longer.
The legendary hot dog is a...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:51 AM
| May 23, 2012
| 7:47 AM
By Linda Giuca
Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again,” could double as the theme for summer vacationers taking to the road for some R&R. Whether that road trip is a quick daycation or the beginning of a lengthier break...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 12:34 PM
David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 11:09 AM
About A La Carte
Connecticut is the birthplace of the hamburger. It's home to more than two dozen wineries, nationally renowned pizza, steamed cheeseburgers, two-foot-long hot dogs, shucked-from-the-shoreline oysters and rich, farm-fresh ice cream....
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials.
FOR THE GUYS...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 12:14 PM
When it comes to styles of dinner service, buffets get a bum rap.
The prevailing stereotype is that they’re somehow less classy than plated dinners, family style and stations.
But not only are buffets more practical, convivial and affordable...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Have you ever dreamed you were a bowl of pasta? And then your girlfriend sat down with a fork?
Yes or no, you’ve got to check out a new short YouTube video (portions of this video contain nudity) by the Venezuelan group Sogni Culinari (roughly:...