| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Two upcoming Max Restaurant Group events featuring fine bubbly will benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
The second annual Champagne Gala Dec. 5 at the CityPlace Atrium features tastings of high-end brands like Roederer, Billecart Salmon...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The Blue Elephant Trail, 7 S. Main St., West Hartford, and The Elephant Trail, 85 E. Main St., Avon, will be raising funds for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Nov. 16 to 23.
The fundraiser is in honor of general manager Sohors Tek, who died of the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:49 AM
More fast-casual quick-service Mexican food comes to Manchester Nov. 11, with the opening of Pancheros Mexican Grill at 350 Buckland Street. And to celebrate the opening, the new restaurant offers $1 burritos Nov. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m.
This is the second...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Maggie McFly's has opened its newest location in Manchester, at 194 Buckland Hills Drive.
The fifth (and largest) restaurant in the Connecticut chain features 40 draft beers, a variety of wines on tap and an expanded menu of craft cocktails (many served...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:07 PM
New Haven's biannual Restaurant Week promotion returns Nov. 2, with fixed-price lunch and dinner menus at nearly three dozen eateries. Among the participants: 116 Crown, Adriana's Restaurant and Wine Bar, Barcelona Wine Bar, Basta Trattoria, Bentara,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The annual Connecticut Restaurant Week, hosted by the Connecticut Restaurant Association, will have a new component when it kicks off Oct. 13. In conjunction with the Connecticut Beer Wholesalers Association and CT Beer Trail, diners will also see...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main St., Hartford, hosts a Black Hog Brewing dinner Oct. 15. Five courses - each with pork - are paired with complementing beers from the Oxford brewery.
Reception: Pig's head terrine on rye flatbread, "Devils on...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The kitchens of Max Restaurant Group will see some upcoming changes, as three chefs have been promoted into new roles within the company.
Scott Miller, executive chef of Max's Oyster Bar, will become the general manager of Max Catering, a newly-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Connecticut's first Dave and Buster's is scheduled to open Monday in Manchester, at the Buckland Hills Mall. The combination restaurant, bar and arcade will be open seven days a week, offering 140 interactive games and high-definition TVs for sporting...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Connecticut's annual Farm-to-Chef week returns again Monday, with special menus at 85 state restaurants, farms, wineries, institutions, healthcare facilities and schools available Sept. 14 to Sept. 20.
Participating venues must offer a minimum of four...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford previews its new "Flemings 100" wine list Sept. 26 with a special tasting event.
The new wines - joining a list of 100 by the glass - are sorted into several categories: "Bubbly and Festive," "Light and...