| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Farm-to-Shaker Bartender Challenge returns to the Coventry Regional Farmers' Market for a second year August 11, bringing together some of the state's best mixologists to concoct drinks from locally-grown ingredients.
The afternoon event, held in...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Hop fans, get ready: Connecticut craft beer bars are poised to celebrate National IPA Day Thursday with special, limited-edition brews and beer-infused dishes.
At Plan B Burger Bar, IPAs are available at all six locations, with a complete IPA tap...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Connecticut may soon welcome its first Dave & Buster's location, according to a report in Manchester Patch.
Manchester Patch reported Tuesday that the Shoppes at Buckland Hills and its parent company, General Growth Properties, have submitted an...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Taste of Hartford - the city's popular biannual dining promotion - is back, running July 22 to Aug. 4. More than 30 restaurants will offer special fixed-price multi-course menus for $20.13.
Participating restaurants include Agave Grill, Black Bear...
| 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....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Bonefish Grill, a casual seafood-focused chain with more than 150 locations throughout the United States, will open its first Connecticut restaurant March 25 in the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, South Windsor.
Bonefish Grill is known for market-...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Tickets are on sale for Hartford's Taste of the Nation event, taking place April 11 at Marquee Events and Catering. More than 40 local restaurants and food vendors join wine, beer and spirits sponsors at the annual fundraiser for Share Our Strength, a...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Mill Restaurant Group says "thanks" to its customer base with special $25 prix-fixe menus March 4-10 at its five locations. Each restaurant offers its own distinct three-course meal, with choice of appetizer, entree and dessert.
Menu selections include:...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a dinner with Stone Brewing Company March 6, pairing the California brewery's craft beers with the cuisine of executive chef Scott Miller.
The event features special guest Jeff Nelson,...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Eat, drink and party this Tuesday for Mardi Gras, with special celebrations and Cajun-inspired menus at these restaurants:
Peppercorns Grill, 357 Main Street, Hartford, hosts its annual Venetian Carnevale Tuesday, marking the Italian tradition with...
| 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...