| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Farm-to-Shaker Bartender Challenge returns to the Coventry Regional Farmers' Market for a second year August 11, bringing together some of the state's best mixologists to concoct drinks from locally-grown ingredients.
The afternoon event, held in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Connecticut may soon welcome its first Dave & Buster's location, according to a report in Manchester Patch.
Manchester Patch reported Tuesday that the Shoppes at Buckland Hills and its parent company, General Growth Properties, have submitted an...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Bricco Trattoria in Glastonbury hosts a California wine dinner July 31 at 6 p.m.
Local strawberry bellinis (Rose's Berry Farm
Local watermelon and buffalo milk mozzarella (marinated cherry tomatoes, basil, chilis and sea salt.)
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Taste of Hartford - the city's popular biannual dining promotion - is back, running July 22 to Aug. 4. More than 30 restaurants will offer special fixed-price multi-course menus for $20.13.
Participating restaurants include Agave Grill, Black Bear...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Connecticut's burgers keep racking up the national accolades. The latest in the spotlight is Plan B Burger Bar, recently named one of Food & Wine's readers' picks for best burger. The magazine polled readers to share their favorites across the country....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Glastonbury's Bricco Trattoria offers a special three-course prix fixe menu this week for $28. The menu is available through Thursday, June 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Housemade ricotta, marinated fresh figs, local honey and...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze Martini Competition returns for a third year on June 27 at Farmington Gardens in Farmington.
Bartenders from two dozen local restaurants and bars will compete, shaking up original recipes for attendees to taste and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Shoreline restaurants are ramping up for summer, and dozens of them have signed on for Onyx Moonshine's largest cocktail crawl to date. Restaurants and bars from Stonington to Stamford are offering specialty drinks made with the Connecticut-crafted...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:23 PM
The Connecticut Brewer’s Guild Brewfest takes place June 22 at Ski Sundown, 126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, at 4 p.m. More than 25 breweries and brew pubs will be represented. The event features live music and food for purchase.