| 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 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 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 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 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Sohors Tek-Tan, general manager of the Elephant Trail in Avon and Blue Elephant Trail in West Hartford, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer a year ago. To honor her memory, the restaurants will donate 25 percent of sales from her favorite menu items...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Connecticut's craft beer scene expands again, with the official opening of Broad Brook Brewing in East Windsor Thursday. The brewery and taproom at 2 North Road will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on its first day.
The first beers to be poured are the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Well, thank god for cell phones. Mine proved essential when I went to Tabaq Masala, a Pakistani restaurant with pan-Asian touches in Meriden recently. I had called first, sure, and the smartphone helped out in navigating to the spot on the Berlin...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
I'm not a vegetarian, but I imagine it must be stressful ordering off the menu at an unfamiliar restaurant and not being sure if there are secret animal products lurking in a seemingly vegetarian dish. Those with dietary restrictions can order off the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...