| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means that reservations will be even harder to come by than usual. Restaurants are encouraging diners to celebrate the occasion on Friday or Sunday, and some are extending their special menus and...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:40 AM
A 28-seat French BYOB restaurant is set to open on Chestnut Avenue in Hampden.The restaurant, Aromes, could open as soon as Feb. 7, according to its chef and owner, Steve Monnier.
Aromes will operate with a fixed-price menu, Monnier said. Diners will...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Though the capital city has been my home for nearly 14 years, I had never been to the La Plaza El Mercado on Park Street, a claim always met with astonishment from other Hartfordites: "A food guy like you has never been to El Mercado?"
Until now, it was...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:21 AM
4100 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-500-4141, BarItaliaFl.com
A Canadian nightlife entrepreneur has rekindled the long-forlorn space of Bobby Rubino's Place for Ribs.
"Originally, our focus was Las Olas. After experiencing the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:29 AM
In celebration of its first anniversary, SideDoor (100 E. Ontario St., 312-787-6768) is offering a $1 menu on Feb. 18, from 11:30 a.m. through 11 p.m.
Dollar items include avocado mash in a lime vinaigrette served with pita chips, IPA beer pretzels with...
| Jan 25, 2015
Chef Eddie Chen's Yuki Hana Japanese Fusion restaurant in Oviedo offers innovative sushi and eclectic presentations of Asian fare. It's also one of a handful of local eateries that offers omakase, a traditional full-service meal of chef's choice items....
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:34 PM
America is in love with avocados.
The country's appetite for the creamy versatile fruit (yes, avocados are fruit) has grown just about every year for the past 15 years, according to data from the Hass Avocado Board, invading kitchens and menus across...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:46 AM
Shaw's Crab House Chicago (21 E. Hubbard St., 312-527-2722) is turning 30 and will be bringing in some friends to celebrate.
On Feb. 22, the seafood chain will feature an oyster-and-cocktail pairing event with mixologists from other Chicago restaurants....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Parson's wants you to have some hot chicken with your cold ice skates.
Humboldt Park restaurant and bar Parson's Chicken & Fish announced Wednesday that an ice skating rink that has been in the works for weeks will open Dec. 12 to the public, according...
| Jan 23, 2015
Next week in Calendar we reveal the winners of the 17th annual Foodie Awards, which honors the best in Central Florida dining. This week I am a bit overwhelmed with guilt that there just can't be a category for everyone who deserves one.
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:44 AM
Corsair (Turnberry Isle Miami resort, 786-279-6800, 19999 W. Country Club Drive, Aventura, CorsairMiami.com)
El chef Scott Conant de Scarpetta famoso en el Fontainebleau Miami Beach ha abierto su segundo local en Florida, en el antiguo Cascata Grill,...