| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Drink whiskey for a good cause at Saturday’s WeHa Whiskey Festival 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Bonefish Grill opens to the public Monday, Aug. 19 at 2903 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, becoming the second location of the "polished casual" seafood restaurant chain in Connecticut.
Bonefish's menu is naturally heavy on selections from the sea, with...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Mohegan Sun hosts its annual Restaurant Week Sept. 8-13, with special prix-fixe menus and meal deals at several of its restaurants.
Among the options: a $29.95 three-course dinner at BALLO Italian Restaurant & Social Club; a 20 percent discount on...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Vegan food truck Gmonkey Mobile, based in Durham, recently found its way to Greatist.com's "26 Healthiest Food Trucks in America" list. The site chose mobile eateries across the country based on "...healthy, innovative, sustainable, and gourmet approach...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Taste of Hartford - the city's popular biannual dining promotion - is back, running July 22 to Aug. 4. More than 30 restaurants will offer special fixed-price multi-course menus for $20.13.
Participating restaurants include Agave Grill, Black Bear...