| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Potbelly, a national sandwich shop chain based in Chicago, has opened its first Connecticut location at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford's Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads, soups...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The cuisine of southeastern Connecticut is celebrated during Wednesday's 8th annual New London Fall Food Stroll, taking place along the city's historic waterfront district. The event starts at 5:30 p.m.
Visitors will stroll through more than 40...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:39 PM
The most comprehensive restaurant week in the state is back Oct. 14. Nearly 100 eateries will participate in Connecticut Restaurant Association's Connecticut Restaurant Week running through Oct. 20, offering fixed-price multi-course lunches and/or...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Qdoba Mexican Grill is slated to open in West Hartford's Bishops Corner Monday at 345 N. Main St., adding fast-casual Mexican fare to the area's dining options.
The first 50 customers in line on the grand opening day will receive a Rewards Card...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Sohors Tek-Tan, general manager of the Elephant Trail in Avon and Blue Elephant Trail in West Hartford, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer a year ago. To honor her memory, the restaurants will donate 25 percent of sales from her favorite menu items...
| Sep 18, 2013
ON20 has received plenty of accolades this summer, including a hat tip from OpenTable readers as one of the country's best scenic restaurants and a Connecticut Magazine Best New Chef honor for executive chef Jeffrey Lizotte.
Next year, the restaurant...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:03 PM
SHRINE Asian Kitchen at Foxwoods has gotten a Beantown-style makeover. Big Night Entertainment Group, owner of the property at the Mashantucket casino, has revamped the restaurant in the style of its Boston-based Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Dozens of Connecticut restaurants, schools, facilities, wineries and other vendors are participating in the state's annual Farm to Chef Week, kicking off Sunday and continuing through Sept. 21. Each venue will prepare special menus featuring farm-fresh...