| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Hartford hosts a Veuve Clicquot dinner Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m., presenting five courses paired with the premium French champagnes.
Hors d'oeuvres: artichoke bruschetta, sea salt popcorn and oysters on the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:28 PM
You may know Aarón Sánchez from the Food Network ("Chopped," "Best Thing I Ever Ate," "Next Iron Chef") and now he's joining the Connecticut restaurant scene. The celebrity chef is bringing his Latin cuisine to Stamford with the 250-seat Paloma, opening...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Sister restaurants Baci Grill in Cromwell and Tuscany Grill in Middletown are celebrating the start of summer with special lobster menus, available through August.
At Baci, appetizers include lobster bisque ($9) and lobster, corn and red pepper...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:10 AM
BALLO Italian Restaurant and Social Club at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, celebrates the arrival of summer with several specials.
On "Diva Fridays," every Friday evening, the restaurant is offering $5 BALLO Limonatas, Ruffino...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Maggie McFly's announced plans to expand to Manchester's Shoppes at Buckland Hills Thursday, according to a news release. The Connecticut restaurant chain will open its fifth location there in the fall of 2014.
The restaurant will open at 266 Buckland...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Following the spring opening of Ted's Montana Grill, Hartford's Front Street will soon see another new restaurant. Nixs Hartford, a seafood-focused eatery with craft cocktails, is set to open by month's end, according to a news release.
Named for Nix's...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Several Connecticut restaurants boast some of the world's best wine lists, according to Wine Spectator. The magazine has bestowed its 2014 Restaurant Awards upon more than two dozen eateries across the state, taking into account the size and quality of...
| May 11, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Right on time for National Hamburger Month: The Capital Grille has doubled its burger offerings on its lunch menu, adding three new options for daytime dining.
The new burgers include a Kona coffee-crusted Wagyu burger with shallot mayonnaise ($17,) a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A new bistro-style lunch is available at Hartford's ON20, designed to offer a "quicker and more affordable" lunch experience at the city restaurant.
On the menu: soups and salads ($6 to $9) including shrimp bisque with coconut milk and kaffir lime, kale...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Oak Haven Table & Bar
932 State St.
2) ROÌA Restaurant & Cafe
3) SeaGrass Grill