| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:59 AM
New York-based Virgil's Real BBQ will open at Mohegan Sun this spring, the casino announced today in a press release. This will be the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Forbidden City Bistro presents a Spanish wine dinner with "an Asian touch" March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Gran Gesta Brut Reserva; D.O. Cava, (Barcelona)
Dominio de Heredia, D.O.C. Rioja – Alavesa
Tortilla de patata...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Once again, Joel Viehland of Washington's Community Table has been nominated in Food & Wine Magazine's "The People's Best New Chef" contest, in the New England category. Viehland, who's committed to sustainable cooking, was honored for his work with...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Glastonbury's Bricco Trattoria offers a special three-course prix fixe menu this week for $28. The menu is available through Thursday, June 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Housemade ricotta, marinated fresh figs, local honey and...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Front Street Bistro presents a Thomas Hooker beer dinner and accompanying movie May 20.
The four-course dinner, paired with complementing Hooker brews, starts at 5:45, followed by a showing of "American Beer" at 7:45. The 2004 documentary follows five...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Spotlight Theatre and Front Street Bistro announces the start of "Brunch and a Movie" on Sundays, when a specially selected classic film will be shown at noon.
Brunch menu items include a bistro frittata, berry French toast, breakfast flatbread with...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Share Our Strength hosts its New Haven Taste of the Nation event at the Omni Hotel at Yale May 22, welcoming more than 40 restaurants, caterers and vendors to the annual tasting benefit. Proceeds from the event will go to local charities dedicated to...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...