| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Southington's Sixpence Pie Company is among 20 restaurants and food vendors scheduled to appear on the upcoming season of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup."
The program is hosted by nationally-recognized restaurateurs Joe Bastianich and Tim Love (and...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Just a month after opening its doors in Washington, D.C., Plan B Burger Bar has ended up on Thrillist's list of "The 15 Best New Burgers Of 2014."
Thrillist's roundup honors the outpost in the nation's capital, which debuted Nov. 3. "If you're a CT-...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Bigger is better for Bear's Smokehouse, which opened its new Hartford location at 89 Arch Street Monday.
The new Bear's is a 2,300-square foot industrial-style space with 60 seats, including a balcony. The Kansas City-style barbecue joint, which got its...
| 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 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...