| May 19, 2013
| 4:35 PM
If you watched this past Saturday's season finale of "SNL," one headline on the "Weekend Update" segment (with returning special guest Amy Poehler) may have caught your attention.
"A sushi chef in Connecticut is planning to use cicadas this summer in...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The 2013 schedules have been released for two of the state's premier farm-to-table summer dinner series.
Dinners at the Farm marks seven years of its open-air dinners at three shoreline farms this season, kicking off the first event at Barberry Hill...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 AM
Oyster Club, 13 Water Street, Mystic, hosts a “Bubbles, Bourbon and BBQ” dinner Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The menu features barbecue-influenced cuisine by executive chef James Wayman, a native of North Carolina.
Courses and pairings:
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Almost 30 restaurants in Niantic and East Lyme have signed on for the town's first Restaurant Week, offering discounts, specials and freebies Jan. 21 through Jan. 27.
Among the participants:
Best of Everything Country Gourmet
The Black Sheep
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar presents a special Sunday-night prime rib dinner through Feb. 10 for $29.95.
The three-course prix-fixe starts with a choice of wedge, Caesar or Fleming's salad; prime rib with a trio of sauces (au jus, creamy...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Thirteen of Mohegan Sun's restaurants and food vendors offer special prix-menu menus, discounts and deals for the casino's Restaurant Week Jan. 6-11.
Promotions include a $29.95 four-course dinner at BALLO Italian Restaurant & Social Club; a choice of...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
If you count macaroni and cheese, spaghetti and meatballs or pad Thai among your ultimate comfort foods, you're in luck. Connecticut is about to welcome its first Noodles & Company, a fast-casual chain opening Oct. 3 in West Hartford's Bishops Corner....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:32 AM
My Thursday Night Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
Saute 3 cloves of minced garlic in a big pot.
Remove from heat and clean up dog vomit. Forget that you’re cooking and fold two loads of laundry, look at Facebook, and then remember that you’...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown marks its seventh anniversary this weekend, featuring special dishes to celebrate the occasion on Dec. 14 and 15.
Featured plates include "new age sashimi" - tuna sashimi with truffle oil and fava bean puree;...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Lenny and Joe's Fish Tale, a shoreline seafood favorite, has opened its third - and largest - restaurant at Long Wharf in New Haven, marking the occasion with a grand opening celebration Wednesday.
The casual seafood eatery took over the waterfront...