| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:29 AM
WETHERSFIELD — People will have the chance to sample fare from more than 20 local restaurants, as well beer, wine and spirits, at next month's Taste of Wethersfield.
Tickets for the April 12 event go on sale Tuesday. Proceeds from Taste of...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Bob Diaco held his first "UConn Football Coach's Show" on a snowy Tuesday night at the Wood-n-Tap restaurant in Vernon.
The energetic and entertaining UConn coach opened by joking that he and Mike Enright, associate director of athletics/communications,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Bob Diaco, introduced as the UConn football coach last week, returned to campus Monday and met with all nine assistants, deciding to retain one — Mike Foley, who just completed his eighth season at UConn.
"Through all the counsel and everyone that...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The popular biannual Taste of Hartford promotion returns for 2014 on Jan. 20, featuring multi-course prix-fixe menus (most priced at $20.14) at several city restaurants.
Participating restaurants, pictured in the gallery above, at this time include...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:33 AM
One of the primary go-to restaurants for hungry and thirsty Hartford-area residents since they opened in 2002, Wood-n-Tap offers exceptional American fare for pretty much anyone, from pizzas and burgers down to salads, seafood and vegetarian...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:54 AM
We'll be adding to this list as the unshowered days accumulate. Head over, cozy up, and relax for awhile. Before you go home and freeze.
(Of course, there are MANY other restaurants open. These are just the ones we've been able to confirm.)
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Attention freezing cold Hartford residents! The Advocate will be driving around the greater Hartford area today, giving out free coffee, hot chocolate and tea to anyone without power who needs a warm drink! We'll be in Vernon in the morning and will be...
| May 19, 2011
Connecticut has many reasons to celebrate National Hamburger Month – it's home to some of the most celebrated, iconic and unusual burgers in the country, including the restaurant recognized as the sandwich's inventor. Here are 10 noteworthy (and...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 6:05 AM
It looks like some of Connecticut's food service workers won't have to choose between staying home when they are sick and losing a day of pay. Last week the state Senate passed a bill requiring companies with over 50 employees to offer a week of paid sick...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Where to get it: Wood-n-Tap, 1274 Farmington Ave., Farmington, (860) 773-6736, Open daily at 11:30 a.m. Serving lunch, dinner and late-night menu 7 days a week. Call-ahead seating available.
Contents: blended Paullini Lemoncello, Three...