| Jul 21, 2013
Dear Readers: I'm marking my 10-year anniversary of writing the "Ask Amy" column by rerunning some of my favorite Q-and-A's from the early days of the column. Today's letters deal with tension between friends. I return next week.
Dear Amy: My girlfriend...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Having traveled in Vietnam, my husband and I are devotees of the wonderful food from that part of the world.
Short of a trip across the ocean, Orange County residents are in a perfect place to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine. We have the privilege and...
| Jun 27, 2013
Off I-91 in Enfield, past the Chipotles and Olive Gardens of the infamously chain-cluttered Hazard Avenue just two miles down the road, you will find a stone patio with blue umbellas calling your name for a relaxing outdoor lunch at LuLu's.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:34 PM
If you want to sell lots of chicken wings, you have to listen to your customers.
That's what people at Aberdeen restaurants say.
Lonnie Frost, owner of the Circus Sports Bar and Grill, said you have to give customers what they like, “not...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Americans are going to chow down on 1.23 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl weekend this year. But there will be fewer wings available and they’ll cost more, according to an annual report.
The NFL championship game, this year between the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Plan B's Chicken Wings
Plan B, which has restaurants in Glastonbury, Simsbury and West Hartford, shared this fairly simple recipe with us a few year's ago.
>> 36 chicken wing pieces
>> 1 tablespoon kosher salt
>> 1 cup cornstarch
| Jan 10, 2013
Chef Andrew Brochu was hired at Graham Elliot restaurant last January with an explicit directive: Take the keys to the kitchen, and elevate the restaurant from one Michelin star to two.
In November, when the Chicago Michelin Guide came out, Graham Elliot...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Every party has one. A smoker out on the balcony; the sweaty guest glued to the dance floor; the party animal who never fails to bring the shot glasses. Here's a list of eight party foods with some real personality. Be sure to check out the recipes to...
| Jan 30, 2013
The big question for some of us on Super Bowl Sunday isn't who will win or which pricey TV commercial scores big with viewers. We want to know what there is to eat — and there better not be any fumbles.
Here are three food strategies to help you...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:19 AM
"Liver and onions — the poor man's gourmet delight."
— Stevens Bunker, retired Baltimore sea dog
The taste sensation of beef liver is like licking a piece of smooth, shiny metal. To the bite, the texture is akin to corduroy — wide...
| Apr 4, 2013
The last time I stepped inside an Amy Morton restaurant, it was March 1990, when Morton, daughter of legendary restaurateur Arnie Morton, had a pleasantly quirky Old Town restaurant called Mirador. It was a cute place, decorated with framed mirrors and...