| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, features a "100 Preview" event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., to highlight new additions to its collection of 100 wines by the glass. The preview event includes wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres....
| Sep 18, 2013
ON20 has received plenty of accolades this summer, including a hat tip from OpenTable readers as one of the country's best scenic restaurants and a Connecticut Magazine Best New Chef honor for executive chef Jeffrey Lizotte.
Next year, the restaurant...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:03 PM
SHRINE Asian Kitchen at Foxwoods has gotten a Beantown-style makeover. Big Night Entertainment Group, owner of the property at the Mashantucket casino, has revamped the restaurant in the style of its Boston-based Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Dozens of Connecticut restaurants, schools, facilities, wineries and other vendors are participating in the state's annual Farm to Chef Week, kicking off Sunday and continuing through Sept. 21. Each venue will prepare special menus featuring farm-fresh...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown starts its new happy hour Wednesday through Friday, featuring $7 wines and martinis, $3 beers and $5 small plates.
Among the martini selections: house-infused cucumber (vodka base,) Drunken Concubine (lychee aromas,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Onyx Moonshine of East Hartford hosts a Moonshine Ball Great Gatsby-themed gala at Middletown's Wadsworth Mansion Sept. 27 at 8 p.m.
The event features a cocktail competition with several local restaurants, who will create their own special moonshine...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Savor the last unofficial weekend of summer with these Labor Day specials at area restaurants.
At Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, get two-for-one entrees Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 (of equal or lesser value.) Dish sweetens the deal with half-...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Eat your way through greater Hartford in September, with two versions of Taste of the Suburbs planned in the first half of the month.
The first event, taking place at "west of the river" suburban restaurants, features special $20.13 prix-fixe menus...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CraftBeer.com asked, and readers answered. Eastern Connecticut's Willimantic Brewing Company has made it to the website's search for "Great American Beer Bars," nominated as one of the top beer-centric establishments in the Northeast region.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar is offering complimentary wines with its nightly dinner specials through Sunday, Aug. 25.
Enjoy a glass with the purchase of any dinner special. Wine selections include DonnaChiara Fahlangina (a white wine, fruity and...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Vegan food truck Gmonkey Mobile, based in Durham, recently found its way to Greatist.com's "26 Healthiest Food Trucks in America" list. The site chose mobile eateries across the country based on "...healthy, innovative, sustainable, and gourmet approach...