| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:01 AM
The Half Door in Hartford hosts its 9th Annual Beer & Game Dinner Nov. 12, pairing six courses of exotic wild game with craft beers. The event starts at 6:30 p.m.
Amuse Bouche: Wild Scottish hare "stew" on melba toast paired with Baladin al-...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Following its recent renovation, Barcelona Wine Bar in West Hartford introduces a brand-new lunch menu this week.
Among the new choices: bocadillos (Spanish sandwiches) with fillings like Serrano ham and Manchego cheese; speck and spicy caponata; roasted...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Suzette and Arturo Franco-Camacho have reinvented themselves again.
In the past year and a half or so, the married restaurateurs have opened, expanded and closed a total of four spaces in Branford’s center. Their latest venture, Waterhouse, brings...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Shake Shack is set to open its second Connecticut restaurant in New Haven Thursday, at 986 Chapel Street. The Elm City store, centrally located near the New Haven Green and Yale's Old Campus, joins the Westport location at 1849 Boston Post Road.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
If you count macaroni and cheese, spaghetti and meatballs or pad Thai among your ultimate comfort foods, you're in luck. Connecticut is about to welcome its first Noodles & Company, a fast-casual chain opening Oct. 3 in West Hartford's Bishops Corner....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:32 AM
My Thursday Night Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
Saute 3 cloves of minced garlic in a big pot.
Remove from heat and clean up dog vomit. Forget that you’re cooking and fold two loads of laundry, look at Facebook, and then remember that you’...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:39 AM
We're all gearing up for school (YIKES) and all the craziness that goes along with it: sports, carpools and autumn outings. It's so hard to keep dinnertime straight and provide good meals for the family. So, here is an easy recipe courtesy of Food...
| 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 22, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Coming together as a community, South Windsor residents donated handmade cards to the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Hannah Reichle, a graduate of South Windsor High School organized the event at the Community Center. She set up...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Bartaco introduces its "Taco Tuesday" promotion March 12. After 9 p.m., the restaurant's signature tacos - with fillings like grilled red snapper, fried Baja fish, duck, roasted pork, lamb barbacoa and Thai shrimp - are priced at just $1.50. (They're...
| 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,...