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  • Anderson, Viehland Nominated For James Beard Foundation Awards

    Anderson, Viehland Nominated For James Beard Foundation Awards
    Two Connecticut chefs have landed on the list of semifinalists for the 2014 James Beard Foundation awards in the Best Chef: Northeast category. Tyler Anderson of Millwright's in Simsbury and Joel Viehland of Community Table in Washington have made the...
  • New Sunday Brunch at Rizzuto's in West Hartford

    New Sunday Brunch at Rizzuto's in West Hartford
    More Sunday brunch options emerge in greater Hartford: Rizzuto's in West Hartford's Blue Back Square introduces its new offerings, served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The extensive menu features more than a dozen brunch cocktails (Bloody Marys and...
  • New Deluxe Brunch at Pond House Grille in Glastonbury

    New Deluxe Brunch at Pond House Grille in Glastonbury
    Pond House Grille in Glastonbury introduces its new Deluxe Brunch on Sundays, featuring buffet selections, an a la carte entree item and one brunch drink for $18.95. The buffet includes breakfast favorites like scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries,...
  • Bartender Zack Torcello Talks Homemade Infusions

    Bartender Zack Torcello Talks Homemade Infusions
    What booze is the best value? Here, our wines are by the bottle. Nothing is over $30. If you go down the road, the same bottles are over $30. Everything is available by the glass as well. We probably go through more wine than anything else. How did...
  • Blue Plate Kitchen Opens In West Hartford

    Blue Plate Kitchen Opens In West Hartford
    Blue Plate Kitchen has officially opened at 345 N. Main St. in West Hartford's Bishops Corner. The restaurant, by the owners of City Steam in Hartford, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner: a mix of "modern comfort food," along with cocktails, local beer...
  • Beach and Barn Bar & Bistro Opens In Branford

    Beach and Barn Bar & Bistro Opens In Branford
    Suzette and Arturo Franco-Camacho have revamped their Main Street space in Branford again, converting Tacuba Tacobar and Waterhouse Oyster Bar into the combined Seawich Sandwich Shop and Beach + Barn Bar and Bistro. Seawich opened in the fall, serving...
  • Connecticut Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Joins 'Chopped' As Judge

    Connecticut Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Joins 'Chopped'  As Judge
    World pizza champion and Connecticut pizzeria owner Bruno DiFabio has been named a judge on Food Network's "Chopped," joining Amanda Freitag and Alex Guarnaschelli on the panel. DiFabio, whose restaurants ReNapoli in Old Greenwich and Pinocchio's in New...
  • Pho 68: Complex, Comforting Vietnamese

     Pho 68: Complex, Comforting Vietnamese
    There's always room for more Vietnamese places that serve pho soup and banh mi sandwiches. And so Pho 68 on New Park Avenue is a welcome recent arrival to the West Hartford restaurant scene. It wasn't long ago that news of a restaurant serving banh mi...
  • McLadden's Expands To Simsbury

    McLadden's Expands To Simsbury
    McLadden's hopes to bring the luck of the Irish to Simsbury, as it plans its fourth location in the former Iron Frog Tavern space. The restaurant group announced its expansion plans last week. "Simsbury provides us with an exciting opportunity to take...
  • Connecticut Restaurants That Serve Yuca

    Connecticut Restaurants That Serve Yuca
    Here is our list of Latin American restaurants where you can find yuca dishes. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. Read our dining feature on yuca here. Antojitos Donde Julio, Hartford. 860-724-3379, antojitosdondejulioct.com. Antonio'...
  • Supper Night Specials at Millwright's Tavern

    Supper Night Specials at Millwright's Tavern
    Millwright's Tavern in Simsbury has added a few hearty supper specials to its casual tavern fare, ideal for the cold temperatures. Tuesday's spaghetti and meatballs plate ($14) comes with garlic focaccia bread; a Southern fried chicken dinner with...