| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Thirty restaurants have signed up to participate in the upcoming New Haven Restaurant Week, which returns for its fall edition Nov. 3 through 8.
Each of the restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus for lunch ($18,) dinner ($32) or both.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Drink whiskey for a good cause at Saturday’s WeHa Whiskey Fest in West Hartford, benefiting two local charities.
Proceeds from ticket sales to the inaugural event, held at the Town Hall Auditorium starting at 6 p.m., will go to The Town That...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
G-Zen in Branford has emerged as the victor in The Nature Conservancy's 2013 Nature's Plate Award for the state of Connecticut, as chosen by voters.
The contest honors sustainable, organic or farm-to-table restaurants in the country. LeFarm in...