| 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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 7:08 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 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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The chef changes in Harbor East are piling up.
On Wednesday, Julian Marucci officially took over executive duties at Pazo. He will remain the executive chef at Cinghiale. Both restaurants are in the Foreman Wolf restaurant group.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Pabu is shutting down this weekend, but a new Japanese restaurant will be taking its place, according to operators. The small-plate format will be gone, replaced by a more traditional fine-dining concept.
"Our number one priority is taking care of our...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Lamill, the coffee shop at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, which was to close on Saturday and reopen on Monday with a new name, will instead stay closed for months.
The space will reopen later this summer as a full-service bar and restaurant,...