| 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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:15 AM
It's just a little, grey building.
Nothing special, really.
But the Snack Shack at our favorite Little League field turned out to be my phone booth, transforming me into a different Mom.
It was my evening to volunteer. Ben helped me unlock the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Taco Bell announced the official release of its new Cool Ranch Dorito tacos, coming to stores March 7. Following in the footsteps of its successful Doritos Locos Tacos, the Cool Ranch version features a shell made from the zesty-spicy Frito Lay tortilla...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Watch out, beer and wine - bourbon is proving itself a worthy partner to pizza at the new Krust in Middletown.
The newest kid on the block in the city's North End, a cozy space tucked in next door to NoRA Cupcake Company, is serving wood-fired pies,...
| 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 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Plan B Burger Bar in Milford plans a chocoholic-friendly menu during the week of Valentine's Day, Feb. 11 through 17.
The specials include appetizers and salads, pasta, desserts and drinks: chocolate black bean soup, chocolate flatbread, chocolate...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Mohegan Sun's all-new Wine Wednesdays promotion kicks off Feb. 6, with tastings, dinners and champagne jazz nights each week.
Todd English's Tuscany will host a "Tastings & Tapas" event at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month. For $20, taste...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 AM
Oyster Club, 13 Water Street, Mystic, hosts a “Bubbles, Bourbon and BBQ” dinner Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The menu features barbecue-influenced cuisine by executive chef James Wayman, a native of North Carolina.
Courses and pairings:
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Almost 30 restaurants in Niantic and East Lyme have signed on for the town's first Restaurant Week, offering discounts, specials and freebies Jan. 21 through Jan. 27.
Among the participants:
Best of Everything Country Gourmet
The Black Sheep
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Dunkin' Donuts takes a cue from the state fair with its newest breakfast offering, the Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich. Weighing in at a reported 360 calories, the sandwich combines a split glazed doughnut, a fried egg and applewood-smoked bacon for what...
| 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...