| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Suzette and Arturo Franco-Camacho have revamped their Main Street space in Branford again, converting Tacuba Tacobar and Waterhouse Oyster Bar into the combined Seawich Sandwich Shop and Beach + Barn Bar and Bistro.
Seawich opened in the fall, serving...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Two Connecticut chefs have landed on the list of semifinalists for the 2014 James Beard Foundation awards in the Best Chef: Northeast category.
Tyler Anderson of Millwright's in Simsbury and Joel Viehland of Community Table in Washington have made the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Mario Batali is looking to expand his restaurant group to the Elm City. The celebrity chef is planning to open a Tarry Lodge eatery in New Haven, according to Yale University's office of New Haven and State Affairs.
The building at 278 Park St. is owned...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Mill at 2T in Simsbury's Tariffville section is closing through April 1 for renovations.
"We are keeping the physical space size and shape the same. We are giving the floor, decor, and tables and chairs a complete makeover," co-owner and executive...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...