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Dining and Drinking

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  • Connecticut Restaurants Honored With Wine Spectator Awards

    Connecticut Restaurants Honored With Wine Spectator Awards
    Several Connecticut restaurants boast some of the world's best wine lists, according to Wine Spectator. The magazine has bestowed its 2014 Restaurant Awards upon more than two dozen eateries across the state, taking into account the size and quality of...
  • Nuptials Among The Vines, Connecticut Winery Weddings

    Nuptials Among The Vines, Connecticut Winery Weddings
    Few venues offer more rustic, natural beauty than vineyards. With rolling green lawns and knotty vines heavy with fruit, they offer gorgeous backdrops for photos and unique spaces for you to customize your ideal event. If you're a food and wine lover, it'...
  • Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online

    Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online
    This past weekend's Connecticut Food Truck Festival was slated as the first of its size – a lineup of 50 trucks serving everything from lattes to lobster rolls. But by the close of the two-day event at the North Haven fairgrounds Sunday, many...
  • Lobster Specials at Baci Grill, Tuscany Grill

    Lobster Specials at Baci Grill, Tuscany Grill
    Sister restaurants Baci Grill in Cromwell and Tuscany Grill in Middletown are celebrating the start of summer with special lobster menus, available through August. At Baci, appetizers include lobster bisque ($9) and lobster, corn and red pepper...
  • Food Label Confusion

    Food Label Confusion
    Great, more label reading, just what I wanted! My dad was a big believer in the clean plate club.  When I was little, my mom would make us a balanced meal, generally consisting of some meat, a veggie and a carb.  My siblings and I were expected to eat...
  • Summer Specials at Ballo, Mohegan Sun

    Summer Specials at Ballo, Mohegan Sun
    BALLO Italian Restaurant and Social Club at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, celebrates the arrival of summer with several specials. On "Diva Fridays," every Friday evening, the restaurant is offering $5 BALLO Limonatas, Ruffino...
  • Maggie McFly's To Open at Shoppes At Buckland Hills in Manchester

    Maggie McFly's To Open at Shoppes At Buckland Hills in Manchester
    Maggie McFly's announced plans to expand to Manchester's Shoppes at Buckland Hills Thursday, according to a news release. The Connecticut restaurant chain will open its fifth location there in the fall of 2014. The restaurant will open at 266 Buckland...
  • Nixs Hartford Set To Open On Front Street In July

    Nixs Hartford Set To Open On Front Street In July
    Following the spring opening of Ted's Montana Grill, Hartford's Front Street will soon see another new restaurant. Nixs Hartford, a seafood-focused eatery with craft cocktails, is set to open by month's end, according to a news release. Named for Nix's...
  • Bistro Lunch Menu at ON20 in Hartford

    Bistro Lunch Menu at ON20 in Hartford
    A new bistro-style lunch is available at Hartford's ON20, designed to offer a "quicker and more affordable" lunch experience at the city restaurant. On the menu: soups and salads ($6 to $9) including shrimp bisque with coconut milk and kaffir lime, kale...
  • The Capital Grille Adds New Burgers To Menu

    The Capital Grille Adds New Burgers To Menu
    Right on time for National Hamburger Month: The Capital Grille has doubled its burger offerings on its lunch menu, adding three new options for daytime dining. The new burgers include a Kona coffee-crusted Wagyu burger with shallot mayonnaise ($17,) a...
  • 'Community Plates' Expands Into Hartford

    'Community Plates' Expands Into Hartford
    Hey, Moms....anyone looking for a part-time job for an organization committed to helping the community? Community Plates, the subject of this Mommy Minute from December, is expanding into Hartford and is looking for a Site Director to organize food runs...