| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
As the United States' top gymnasts head to Hartford this week for the P&G Championships, the city's restaurants are preparing for the crowds to follow.
Six Hartford eateries are creating special menu items as part of the Capital City's Taste of the...
| 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 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-...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Bonefish Grill opens to the public Monday, Aug. 19 at 2903 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, becoming the second location of the "polished casual" seafood restaurant chain in Connecticut.
Bonefish's menu is naturally heavy on selections from the sea, with...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Mohegan Sun hosts its annual Restaurant Week Sept. 8-13, with special prix-fixe menus and meal deals at several of its restaurants.
Among the options: a $29.95 three-course dinner at BALLO Italian Restaurant & Social Club; a 20 percent discount on...
| 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...
| 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 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.