| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Restaurants can restore us. Some days we need to be rewarded, comforted, and treated with good food and company. Lunch with a friend, a nice lunch, in a beautiful place. The answer the other day was Artisan.
Artisan, in the Delamar Hotel in Southport,...
| 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...
| 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 28, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Dec. 5, 2013 marks the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, and local restaurants are marking the occasion with themed parties and cocktails.
Beginning at 5 p.m., Max Burger in Longmeadow taps special casks of Jack's Abby Ginger Hoponius Union...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Tullycross Tavern, an Irish-themed pub and microbrewery in Manchester, closed its doors Wednesday, according to posts on the restaurant's website and Facebook page.
"Today, TullyCross Tavern & Microbrewery has decided to go dark and close its doors,"...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of drunks pouring into the streets at 2 a.m. closing times.
When you add in guns, this late-night clubbing cocktail...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:58 PM
As part of a national "Coast to Coast Toast" national celebration, Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford hosts a Belgian beer dinner Nov. 14 with the portfolio of Vanberg & DeWulf. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
“Chicken & waffles," stoemp...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts an "Uncorked" walk-around tasting Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The event is designed to showcase more than 30 wines, including several new additions from Spain and South America and old favorites.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:38 AM
If you haven't gotten your fill of pumpkin everything yet this season, Cambridge House Brew Pub in Granby plans a weekend of beers, food and cocktails honoring the fall flavor.
Starting Friday, Oct. 18, the brewpub's chefs present a squash-centric...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The cuisine of southeastern Connecticut is celebrated during Wednesday's 8th annual New London Fall Food Stroll, taking place along the city's historic waterfront district. The event starts at 5:30 p.m.
Visitors will stroll through more than 40...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Taqueria Tavern in West Hartford hosts Onyx Moonshine's second annual Hot Wing Eating Contest Saturday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. Contestants will compete in competitions to determine who can eat the hottest wing and the most amount of wings, respectively. ...