| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main St., Hartford, hosts a Black Hog Brewing dinner Oct. 15. Five courses - each with pork - are paired with complementing beers from the Oxford brewery.
Reception: Pig's head terrine on rye flatbread, "Devils on...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The kitchens of Max Restaurant Group will see some upcoming changes, as three chefs have been promoted into new roles within the company.
Scott Miller, executive chef of Max's Oyster Bar, will become the general manager of Max Catering, a newly-...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Chick-fil-A will open in Brookfield next week, marking the first location of the Atlanta-based chicken restaurant chain in the Nutmeg State.
The restaurant at 156 Federal Road opens to the public Oct. 9 at 6:30 a.m., but welcomes fans to get in early...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford previews its new "Flemings 100" wine list Sept. 26 with a special tasting event.
The new wines - joining a list of 100 by the glass - are sorted into several categories: "Bubbly and Festive," "Light and...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Dish Bar & Grill in Hartford is the latest to introduce Sunday brunch, debuting this weekend from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Among the entrees ($10 to $20): sweet tea chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, a "breakfast" burger with sausage, fried egg and a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Neil Fuentes, the "Singing Chef," is known just as well around southern Connecticut for his musical prowess as he is for his culinary abilities. Here are some fast facts about the talented chef now helming the kitchen at Jojoto in Branford.
- He was...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After the successful 2014 Taste of Hartford in July and August, restaurants in surrounding towns get in on the action with the Taste of the Suburbs promotion. Nearly 30 eateries offer special three-course prix-fixe menus for $20.14 from Sept. 8 to 21....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Big E's newest batter-dipped creation requires no campfire, but it wouldn't hurt to have a wet wipe handy.
Deep-fried s'mores on a stick, as created by vendor Anthony Martone of the Coffee Break, provides the ideal sweet-melty-gooey combination of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Connecticut's first Dave and Buster's is scheduled to open Monday in Manchester, at the Buckland Hills Mall. The combination restaurant, bar and arcade will be open seven days a week, offering 140 interactive games and high-definition TVs for sporting...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Connecticut's annual Farm-to-Chef week returns again Monday, with special menus at 85 state restaurants, farms, wineries, institutions, healthcare facilities and schools available Sept. 14 to Sept. 20.
Participating venues must offer a minimum of four...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Bigger is better for Bear's Smokehouse, which opened its new Hartford location at 89 Arch Street Monday.
The new Bear's is a 2,300-square foot industrial-style space with 60 seats, including a balcony. The Kansas City-style barbecue joint, which got its...