| 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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown starts its new happy hour Wednesday through Friday, featuring $7 wines and martinis, $3 beers and $5 small plates.
Among the martini selections: house-infused cucumber (vodka base,) Drunken Concubine (lychee aromas,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Savor the last unofficial weekend of summer with these Labor Day specials at area restaurants.
At Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, get two-for-one entrees Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 (of equal or lesser value.) Dish sweetens the deal with half-...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Eat your way through greater Hartford in September, with two versions of Taste of the Suburbs planned in the first half of the month.
The first event, taking place at "west of the river" suburban restaurants, features special $20.13 prix-fixe menus...