| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
If your holiday plans take you out of the kitchen, these local restaurants are serving Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners:
Cavey's, 45 East Center St., Manchester, hosts a Christmas Eve celebration with a traditional “Feast of the Seven...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Litchfield Saltwater Grille officially changes hands this week, as Brett and Albert Clugston hand over the seven-year-old establishment to new owners Brook Noel and Andy Stowers.
The restaurant will reopen Dec. 11 at 4:30 p.m. with a new menu, including...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Chef Gino Riccio recently opened Boca, a small plates Mediterranean bar and restaurant in downtown Stamford, where the colorful food contrasts with the contemporary white lounge of a room meant to evoke Greece through a Miami Beach lens. The seasoned...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Le Petit Cafe has earned top Zagat ratings for another year. The French bistro on the Branford Green was voted No. 1 for food in Connecticut by the restaurant guide, garnering 28 points out of a possible 30 for its cuisine.
"Each evening's four-course,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Dec. 5, 2013 marks the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, and local restaurants are marking the occasion with themed parties and cocktails.
Beginning at 5 p.m., Max Burger in Longmeadow taps special casks of Jack's Abby Ginger Hoponius Union...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Restaurants can restore us. Some days we need to be rewarded, comforted, and treated with good food and company. Lunch with a friend, a nice lunch, in a beautiful place. The answer the other day was Artisan.
Artisan, in the Delamar Hotel in Southport,...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Max Restaurant Group is offering coupons at its locations serving brunch, good for 25 percent off two entrees for the Sunday morning meal.
Coupons are available at Max a Mia in Avon, Max Amore and Max Fish in Glastonbury, Max's Tavern in Springfield and...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Bricco Trattoria in Glastonbury gets ahead of the busy holiday season, starting its Sunday brunch Nov. 3 and extending it through New Year's Day.
The menu, served each Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., features gourmet specialties like challah French...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
I'm not a vegetarian, but I imagine it must be stressful ordering off the menu at an unfamiliar restaurant and not being sure if there are secret animal products lurking in a seemingly vegetarian dish. Those with dietary restrictions can order off the...