| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Restaurants and vendors from the region gather at The Riverview in Simsbury Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. for the annual A Taste in Simsbury event, featuring some of the area's best food and drink.
Participants include Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar, Evergreens at...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:17 PM
In the past year, Hamilton’s Kitchen at the Alfond Inn has developed a reputation as an elegant place to dine in downtown Winter Park.
To ensure that people keep coming for their meals, the inn hired a new executive chef to keep the menu lively...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Alex Smith has revealed the name of and the executive chef for his Japanese restaurant at the Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel.
The new restaurant's name is Azumi, and the executive chef is Eiji Takase.
Smith said that master sake sommelier Tiffany...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A new Mexican restaurant from the creators of Melt and Blue Grillhouse will rise late this fall from the ashes of the defunct Pacifico at the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley.
The Upper Saucon eatery, called Torre, will feature a glowing, color-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A lot can happen in the first three years of a restaurant's life. Things can go haywire. Investors panic, managers quit and staff moves on.
But sometimes, not often enough, wisdom prevails. The restaurant considers what works, what doesn't. It reacts,...
| Aug 10, 2014
I rarely review a restaurant twice within a year of its opening. But I sometimes make an exception when a new chef takes the helm at a prominent location.
Hamilton's Kitchen opened in 2013 at Winter Park's Alfond Inn. In May the boutique hotel...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:15 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North
IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Griffith Park Golf Course, Harding and Wilson courses, in Los Angeles
THE LAYOUT: George C. Thomas, one of the greatest American...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
"Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:15 AM
If you're tracking chefs, here's what several Los Angeles toques are up to and/or which restaurants they've moved on to. In addition, several L.A. chefs will be appearing in a new Bravo reality series. And a few restaurants have recently closed, or are in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Winter Park's Alfond Inn names new chef. Marc Kusche officially dons his toque in mid-May, when he will begin to add his own signature items to the popular Hamilton's Kitchen restaurant and to hotel catering menus.
Kusche comes to The Alfond Inn...