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  • Best New Bar

    Best New Bar
    1) Krust Woodfired Pizza & Bourbon Bar 686 Main St. Middletown (860) 358-9816 krustpizzabar.com   Voters Said: Great pizza, fantastic bourbons!   2) Sliders Sports Bar and Grill   3) a'VERT Brasserie  
  • Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 14-19

    Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 14-19
    More than a dozen restaurants and vendors at Mohegan Sun will participate in the casino's fall Restaurant Week promotion, with a variety of specials, discounts and fixed-price meals available Sept. 14 through Sept. 19. Multi-course prix-fixe menus are...
  • Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'

    Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'
    Tyler Anderson can't divulge the outcome of his recent appearance on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay." But he will say he's "very happy" with the way he cooked. Flay's most recent competition show is sort of a cross between the network's...
  • 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...
  • Nixs Hartford Joins Front Street Restaurant Boom

    Nixs Hartford Joins Front Street Restaurant Boom
    Hartford's newest restaurant invites its guests to "Play Nice." Nixs, which officially opened on Front Street Aug. 16, is poised to make a name for itself with innovative craft cocktails, local beer and small plates with an intense focus on seafood. The...
  • Bourdain, Ripert Play Devil and Angel in Hartford Appearance

    Bourdain, Ripert Play Devil and Angel in Hartford Appearance
    The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
  • Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield
    Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
  • Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong

    Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong
    John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
  • Flavor Profile: Dorothy And Leroy's In Windsor

    Flavor Profile: Dorothy And Leroy's In Windsor
    At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
  • Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian

    Boca: A Mingling Of Greek And Italian
    Chef Gino Riccio recently opened Boca, a small plates Mediterranean bar and restaurant in downtown Stamford, where the colorful food contrasts with the contemporary white lounge of a room meant to evoke Greece through a Miami Beach lens. The seasoned...
  • 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...