| 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-...
| 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It's been 81 years since Prohibition was repealed on Dec. 5, 1933.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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Maggie McFly's announced plans to expand to Manchester's Shoppes at Buckland Hills Thursday, according to a news release. The Connecticut restaurant chain will open its fifth location there in the fall of 2014.
The restaurant will open at 266 Buckland...
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After the successful 2014 Taste of Hartford in July and August, restaurants in surrounding towns get in on the action with the Taste of the Suburbs promotion. Nearly 30 eateries offer special three-course prix-fixe menus for $20.14 from Sept. 8 to 21....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Hartford's newest restaurant invites its guests to "Play Nice." Nixs, which officially opened on Front Street Aug. 16, is poised to make a name for itself with innovative craft cocktails, local beer and small plates with an intense focus on seafood.
| 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...