| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Following a similar event at The Mill at 2T on March 18, top Connecticut chefs will again convene for a fundraising dinner to benefit Share Our Strength. The next event is planned at Grants in West Hartford on April 1 at 6 p.m.
Each participating chef...
| 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,...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Mill Restaurant Group says "thanks" to its customer base with special $25 prix-fixe menus March 4-10 at its five locations. Each restaurant offers its own distinct three-course meal, with choice of appetizer, entree and dessert.
Menu selections include:...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Six of Connecticut's star chefs come together for a Share Our Strength fundraiser on March 18 at The Mill at 2T, Tariffville. The tasting event features six courses - each chef creating one apiece - with wine pairings.
Participating chefs include...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
This year's list of James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef semifinalists is in, and two Connecticut chefs are in the running for one of the food and beverage world's highest honors. Bun Lai of Miya's Sushi in New Haven and Bill Taibe of...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Grants Restaurant in West Hartford hosts a special five-course beer dinner Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.
Beet cured salmon with baby beets, creme fraiche, cara cara oranges and rye toast croutons (with Peroni Nastro Azzuro)
Sheep's milk ricotta and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Litchfield Saltwater Grille welcomes Half Full Brewery for a beer social and dinner March 6 at 6:30 p.m. The event features raw bar selections, pub-style appetizers, entree and dessert paired with tastings of the Stamford brewery's beers.
| 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...