| 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 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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Connecticut's annual Farm-to-Chef week returns again Monday, with special menus at 85 state restaurants, farms, wineries, institutions, healthcare facilities and schools available Sept. 14 to Sept. 20.
Participating venues must offer a minimum of four...
| 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 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 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 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...