| 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 14, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Food Republic recently affirmed what New Haveners have known for more than half a decade: that Caseus Fromagerie is one of the country's best cheese shops.
"New Haven native Jason Sobocinski’s epicurean empire encompasses an incredible cheese...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Good sushi isn't that hard to come by in New Haven. We're fortunate as food lovers to have so many actually good restaurants to choose from whenever we get a craving for anything under the sun, and sushi is no exception. However, finding a great sushi...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I'm always asking people what restaurants they've been to lately. I don't flock to the new places because opening a new restaurant is an enormous undertaking and it takes a restaurant a while to settle in. Here are two places that have been open long...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Jacques Pepin and his wife, Gloria are the special guests at Alforno Trattoria's Nose to Tail pork dinner Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. featuring Kurobuta pig raised in Vermont.
"This menu highlights Jacques' belief in frugality, wasting no part of the animal,"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Chef Julie Carrion
The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library & The Kitchen at Billings Forge
Julie, could you begin by introducing yourself, and introducing The Kitchen for someone who hasn’t been there before?
Sure, I am the Chef Director of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:45 AM
There's always room for more Vietnamese places that serve pho soup and banh mi sandwiches. And so Pho 68 on New Park Avenue is a welcome recent arrival to the West Hartford restaurant scene.
It wasn't long ago that news of a restaurant serving banh mi...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Most of us know about Thai and Vietnamese food — but Cambodian? A new restaurant in Fairfield, Royal House Cambodia Cuisine, is introducing it to the county. Cambodian cuisine shares with its neighbors ingredients like basil, ginger and lemongrass,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:58 PM
As part of a national "Coast to Coast Toast" national celebration, Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford hosts a Belgian beer dinner Nov. 14 with the portfolio of Vanberg & DeWulf. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
“Chicken & waffles," stoemp...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:00 PM
At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
| 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...