| 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...
| 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....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Bristol's Barley Vine launches a brand-new Sunday brunch April 7. The gastropub will serve seasonal breakfast items, entrees and sides, with a fresh selection of cocktails to match.
Options include full traditional breakfasts ($7) with choice of eggs,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Following a similar event at The Mill at 2T on March 18, top Connecticut chefs will again convene for a fundraising dinner to benefit Share Our Strength. The next event is planned at Grants in West Hartford on April 1 at 6 p.m.
Each participating chef...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:59 AM
New York-based Virgil's Real BBQ will open at Mohegan Sun this spring, the casino announced today in a press release. This will be the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Forbidden City Bistro presents a Spanish wine dinner with "an Asian touch" March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Gran Gesta Brut Reserva; D.O. Cava, (Barcelona)
Dominio de Heredia, D.O.C. Rioja – Alavesa
Tortilla de patata...
| 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.
| May 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Virgil's Real BBQ is now open at Mohegan Sun. This is the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.
The restaurant, with seating for 225 people, is on the upper level of...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Alforno Trattoria in Old Saybrook, a popular shoreline destination for brick-oven pizza and Tuscan-inspired fare, has introduced a new lunch menu.
Items include sandwiches on fresh-baked Roman flatbread (Caprese, chicken parmesan, porchetta;) composed...