| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Taqueria Tavern in West Hartford hosts Onyx Moonshine's second annual Hot Wing Eating Contest Saturday at 6 p.m. Contestants will compete in competitions to determine who can eat the hottest wing and the most amount of wings, respectively.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Connecticut's breweries and brew pubs are reaching out to members of the Connecticut Army and Connecticut National Guard, along with other federal employees, who have been furloughed during the recent government shutdown.
Several businesses will offer...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Connecticut's craft beer scene expands again, with the official opening of Broad Brook Brewing in East Windsor Thursday. The brewery and taproom at 2 North Road will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on its first day.
The first beers to be poured are the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, features a "100 Preview" event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., to highlight new additions to its collection of 100 wines by the glass. The preview event includes wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:03 PM
SHRINE Asian Kitchen at Foxwoods has gotten a Beantown-style makeover. Big Night Entertainment Group, owner of the property at the Mashantucket casino, has revamped the restaurant in the style of its Boston-based Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown starts its new happy hour Wednesday through Friday, featuring $7 wines and martinis, $3 beers and $5 small plates.
Among the martini selections: house-infused cucumber (vodka base,) Drunken Concubine (lychee aromas,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Onyx Moonshine of East Hartford hosts a Moonshine Ball Great Gatsby-themed gala at Middletown's Wadsworth Mansion Sept. 27 at 8 p.m.
The event features a cocktail competition with several local restaurants, who will create their own special moonshine...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CraftBeer.com asked, and readers answered. Eastern Connecticut's Willimantic Brewing Company has made it to the website's search for "Great American Beer Bars," nominated as one of the top beer-centric establishments in the Northeast region.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar is offering complimentary wines with its nightly dinner specials through Sunday, Aug. 25.
Enjoy a glass with the purchase of any dinner special. Wine selections include DonnaChiara Fahlangina (a white wine, fruity and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
As the United States' top gymnasts head to Hartford this week for the P&G Championships, the city's restaurants are preparing for the crowds to follow.
Six Hartford eateries are creating special menu items as part of the Capital City's Taste of the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar, 111 Memorial Road, West Hartford, hosts a Tuscan wine dinner Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The alfresco event, held on the restaurant's patio, features four courses paired with complementing wines.
Liuzzi small batch...