| May 30, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Alforno Trattoria in Old Saybrook, a popular shoreline destination for brick-oven pizza and Tuscan-inspired fare, has introduced a new lunch menu.
Items include sandwiches on fresh-baked Roman flatbread (Caprese, chicken parmesan, porchetta;) composed...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford brings back its "Small Plates, Big Pours" offering through June 30 in the bar. The plates include New Zealand petite lamb chops, Fleming's lobster tempura, colossal shrimp skewers, New Bedford scallops,...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Front Street Bistro presents a Thomas Hooker beer dinner and accompanying movie May 20.
The four-course dinner, paired with complementing Hooker brews, starts at 5:45, followed by a showing of "American Beer" at 7:45. The 2004 documentary follows five...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Spotlight Theatre and Front Street Bistro announces the start of "Brunch and a Movie" on Sundays, when a specially selected classic film will be shown at noon.
Brunch menu items include a bistro frittata, berry French toast, breakfast flatbread with...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Share Our Strength hosts its New Haven Taste of the Nation event at the Omni Hotel at Yale May 22, welcoming more than 40 restaurants, caterers and vendors to the annual tasting benefit. Proceeds from the event will go to local charities dedicated to...
| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
| 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 11, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a "Foods of Galicia" dinner April 17 at 7 p.m., featuring dishes from the region in the northwest corner of Spain.
Caldo gallego: Kale and bean soup with cow's milk cheese...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Glastonbury's Rooftop 120, known for its third-floor perch overlooking Hebron Avenue, introduces an alfresco Sunday brunch on April 28.
The four-season rooftop bar and lounge plans a menu of starters (yogurt and fruit parfrait, oatmeal brulee, smoked...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:01 AM
More than 20 restaurants are participating in Branford's Restaurant Week, featuring the cuisine of the shoreline town.
Special prix-menus, discounts and deals are available throughout the week at these locations: