| 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...
| Apr 16, 2015
The blond man was always well-dressed and well-groomed, and he'd sit before a laptop in the corner of the coffee shop. But something, Bill Bracken remembered, was out of place. The man always had a glass of water, never a cup of coffee.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 12:43 PM
VIVO in the Hartford Marriott sets a high bar with seasonal Northern Italian and Northern Californian cuisine in a stunning setting.
VIVO Seasonal Trattoria at Hartford Marriott, Hartford
1st Runner-up: Seasons Restaurant at...
| Feb 27, 2015
Central Florida is once again in the national culinary spotlight. Five local chefs are contenders in the annual James Beard Foundation awards.
Among the 20 semifinalists in the Best Chef South category are Kathleen Blake of The Rusty Spoon, Orlando;...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Few national cuisines make use of the lowly potato the way Irish cooks do. The true Irish St. Patrick's Day reveler would never sully their beer with emerald green food coloring. But you can count on the faithful to make sure potatoes in one form or...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:20 AM
Marc Kusche was driving to work recently when inspiration struck him. He’s still not sure how the idea just sort of popped into his head, but there it was: five, and then another five, and then another.
“One day I drove to Winter Park to work,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:00 PM
John Rife, developer of East End Market, Orlando
Lee & Rick's Oyster Bar, Orlando
Spanish Sugar Mill and Griddle House, DeLeon Springs
Eddie Nickell and Nicholas Olivieri, Funky Monkey Restaurant Group, Orlando
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means that reservations will be even harder to come by than usual. Restaurants are encouraging diners to celebrate the occasion on Friday or Sunday, and some are extending their special menus and...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:58 AM
The neighborhood around University of Central Florida is becoming one ofthe region's hottest spots fornew fast casual dining.
Gainesville's Bento Group is opening a Bento Cafe off Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard in spring. It's just a few...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Trattoria Neapolis, an Italian restaurant and bar on South Lake Avenue, has announced that it will close after 2 1/2 years. The last day of service is set for Feb. 1.
"We are proud of our restaurant's food, drink, service and ambiance," the restaurant'...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Patina, Patina Restaurant Group's flagship restaurant in the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, has announced both a new chef and a new menu format.
Joachim Splichal, founder of Patina Restaurant Group, has named Paul Lee executive...