| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Briq, the newest spot to take over the unique multi-floor space at 266 College Street in New Haven, celebrates its official grand opening April 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday's event features an open bar with specialty cocktails and tapas by chef Mike Hazen....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Chances are good that someone in your family has to keep a close watch on what he or she eats if he or she wants to continue fitting into his or her pants. I live in a house with four skinny guys who eat Pop Tarts as if they’re going out...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:59 AM
New York-based Virgil's Real BBQ will open at Mohegan Sun this spring, the casino announced today in a press release. This will be the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in 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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Bartaco introduces its "Taco Tuesday" promotion March 12. After 9 p.m., the restaurant's signature tacos - with fillings like grilled red snapper, fried Baja fish, duck, roasted pork, lamb barbacoa and Thai shrimp - are priced at just $1.50. (They're...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It's been a good week for Connecticut on the burger front.
Two of the state's most noteworthy burgers made it to The Daily Meal's 40 Best Burgers in America list, announced Wednesday. Taking honors were the hyper-regional steamed cheeseburger at Ted's...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Chicago-based sandwich shop chain Potbelly plans to open at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford this summer, adding a new fast-casual dining option in Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads,...
| 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 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Bonefish Grill, a casual seafood-focused chain with more than 150 locations throughout the United States, will open its first Connecticut restaurant March 25 in the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, South Windsor.
Bonefish Grill is known for market-...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Dunkin' Donuts takes a cue from the state fair with its newest breakfast offering, the Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich. Weighing in at a reported 360 calories, the sandwich combines a split glazed doughnut, a fried egg and applewood-smoked bacon for what...