| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
World of Beer (WOB,) a chain of craft beer-focused taverns with locations in 20 states, will open its second Connecticut franchise in January, according to a news release. The state's first WOB opened in Stamford earlier this year.
The 4,000 square-foot...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Just a month after opening its doors in Washington, D.C., Plan B Burger Bar has ended up on Thrillist's list of "The 15 Best New Burgers Of 2014."
Thrillist's roundup honors the outpost in the nation's capital, which debuted Nov. 3. "If you're a CT-...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Whether you're sick of turkey, catching up with faraway friends or avoiding relatives, several Hartford-area restaurants are extending happy hour and offering dinner specials this holiday week.
Fleming's Restaurant & Wine Bar in West Hartford extends its...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:38 AM
It's been 81 years since Prohibition was repealed on Dec. 5, 1933. To celebrate the ratification of the 21st Amendment, several restaurants and bars will offer drink specials Friday.
In Glastonbury, Rooftop 120's "Happy Hour Takeover" from 5 to 7 p.m....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:07 PM
New Haven's biannual Restaurant Week promotion returns Nov. 2, with fixed-price lunch and dinner menus at nearly three dozen eateries. Among the participants: 116 Crown, Adriana's Restaurant and Wine Bar, Barcelona Wine Bar, Basta Trattoria, Bentara,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:41 AM
If you've been to a rock show in Connecticut in the past few years, you've probably been in the same room as Chris Mariotti, who runs the popular blog Lonesome Noise with friend and fellow music-head (and former Tribune employee) Chip McCabe.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar introduces an extended version of its "5-6-7" happy hour, with $9 food and drink specials from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly.
Plates include bar a la carte items like housemade burrata, filet mignon flatbread, lobster...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Big E's newest batter-dipped creation requires no campfire, but it wouldn't hurt to have a wet wipe handy.
Deep-fried s'mores on a stick, as created by vendor Anthony Martone of the Coffee Break, provides the ideal sweet-melty-gooey combination of...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Taste of the Nation Hartford returns Oct. 2 at Marquee Events and Catering. Dozens of Greater Hartford restaurants, distributors and vendors gather for a tasting event to benefit Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The newest restaurant concept to come to Mohegan Sun encourages diners to play with their food. Sticks & Stones will open in the Casino of the Sky in late 2014, representatives announced Monday.
Fondue-style options feature meats, vegetables and seafood,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford previews its new "Flemings 100" wine list Sept. 26 with a special tasting event.
The new wines - joining a list of 100 by the glass - are sorted into several categories: "Bubbly and Festive," "Light and...