| May 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Virgil's Real BBQ is now open at Mohegan Sun. This is the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.
The restaurant, with seating for 225 people, is on the upper level of...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The owners of 85 Main in Putnam and Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret have opened Dog Lane Café at 1 Dog Lane, Storrs. It's described as a "European/American cafe" with seasonal, local and fresh ingredients.
The menu features breakfast items, sandwiches,...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The second annual City Steam Winter Brew Fest will be held Feb. 28 at the Hartford brewery, bringing together more than 20 Connecticut beermakers and brew pubs for a celebration of local beer.
The 7 p.m. event features beer tastings and beer-inspired...
| 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...
| 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...