| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:13 AM
To celebrate Year of the Snake, Char Koon in South Glastonbury and Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown offer special menus Feb. 7 through 17.
At Forbidden City, dishes include seafood dumpling with seafood reduction ($12,) chow kuei (pan-fried rice cake...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Eat, drink and party this Tuesday for Mardi Gras, with special celebrations and Cajun-inspired menus at these restaurants:
Peppercorns Grill, 357 Main Street, Hartford, hosts its annual Venetian Carnevale Tuesday, marking the Italian tradition with...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 South Main Street, West Hartford, recently introduced a "Taste the Season" menu, with two courses for $40.95.
Lemon ricotta crostini with Bosc pear is served as a first course, followed by an iron-seared...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:10 AM
For the Sun WineFest's 10th year, famed cookbook author and James Beard award winner Dorie Greenspan pulled together a cookie recipe representing three facets of her life: a vanilla French sablé base with cherries, cranberries and raisins cooked in mulled...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Taste of Hartford might be finished, but the deals continue at Dish Bar & Grill in downtown Hartford. The restaurant offers half-priced entrees and half-priced bottles of wine Thursday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 10.
Reservations are required;...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Litchfield County's celebrated Community Table, a sustainable restaurant with an intense focus on locally-sourced cuisine, will receive an award for its environmentally-friendly practices from People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE,) a Connecticut-based...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Taste of Hartford's winter restaurant promotion kicks off Jan. 21 and runs through Feb. 3, with $20.13 prix-fixe menus at several city eateries.
Participating restaurants include Agave Grill, bin228, Black Bear Saloon, Black-Eyed Sally's, Carbone's,...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Virgil's Real BBQ is now open at Mohegan Sun. This is the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.
The restaurant, with seating for 225 people, is on the upper level of...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Alforno Trattoria in Old Saybrook, a popular shoreline destination for brick-oven pizza and Tuscan-inspired fare, has introduced a new lunch menu.
Items include sandwiches on fresh-baked Roman flatbread (Caprese, chicken parmesan, porchetta;) composed...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The owners of 85 Main in Putnam and Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret have opened Dog Lane Café at 1 Dog Lane, Storrs. It's described as a "European/American cafe" with seasonal, local and fresh ingredients.
The menu features breakfast items, sandwiches,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar presents a special Sunday-night prime rib dinner through Feb. 10 for $29.95.
The three-course prix-fixe starts with a choice of wedge, Caesar or Fleming's salad; prime rib with a trio of sauces (au jus, creamy...