| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Neil Fuentes, the "Singing Chef," is known just as well around southern Connecticut for his musical prowess as he is for his culinary abilities. Here are some fast facts about the talented chef now helming the kitchen at Jojoto in Branford.
- He was...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After the successful 2014 Taste of Hartford in July and August, restaurants in surrounding towns get in on the action with the Taste of the Suburbs promotion. Nearly 30 eateries offer special three-course prix-fixe menus for $20.14 from Sept. 8 to 21....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than a dozen restaurants and vendors at Mohegan Sun will participate in the casino's fall Restaurant Week promotion, with a variety of specials, discounts and fixed-price meals available Sept. 14 through Sept. 19.
Multi-course prix-fixe menus are...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Parents and children have been flocking to Randy's Wooster Street Pizza for years, thanks to its whimsical kids' menu, game room and collection of Hot Wheels toy cars. Now the restaurant has been honored for its atmosphere and food, recently nominated...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:02 AM
To enjoy Harry's Bishops Corner's specialty seafood pizza, you'll need a Grant. As in, Ulysses S.
The 12-inch pie is loaded with lobster and scallops: the meat from 2 smaller lobster tails and 5 ounces of sea scallops, to be exact. Owner Kevin Plaut said...
| Aug 12, 2014
Tyler Anderson can't divulge the outcome of his recent appearance on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay." But he will say he's "very happy" with the way he cooked.
Flay's most recent competition show is sort of a cross between the network's...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Connecticut's first Dave and Buster's is scheduled to open Monday in Manchester, at the Buckland Hills Mall. The combination restaurant, bar and arcade will be open seven days a week, offering 140 interactive games and high-definition TVs for sporting...