| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Plan B Burger Bar's recent expansion has caught the eye of Inc. Magazine once again. The publication has honored the company's hiring efforts with an inaugural Hire Power award, which salutes American job creators.
The better-burger chain, with six...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:12 PM
If you're traveling this weekend and getting your card stamped for the Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail, stop by Haight-Brown Vineyard and check out its new cafe offerings.
Haight-Brown will serve light fare from noon to 5 p.m., with salads,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Eight restaurants in Branford Center will take part in Saturday's "Soup Stroll" from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., with proceeds benefiting Branford Cares at Branford High School.
Walk through the center, tasting soups from each location and enjoying the music of...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The former Reuben's Deli in West Hartford center is now Thirty 5 Bar & Grille, taking its name from its address at 35 Lasalle Road.
The new spot has a full-service menu, along with a full liquor license and more than a dozen draft beers. Breakfast is...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Updated: Guy Fieri responded angrily to the review on the Today Show Thursday morning. "I just thought it was ridiculous," Fieri said. "That to me, went so overboard...it really seemed like there was another agenda."
By now, you may have seen the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:32 PM
What's brunch without eggs and bacon? That's what vegan restaurateurs Mark Shadle and Ami Beach Shadle want you to discover, with the soon-to-launch "Buddha Brunch @ Soulful Saturdays" at G-Zen.
Starting Dec. 1, the Branford eatery will serve an all-...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:18 PM
I’m really not a fan of amusement parks, places that encourage families to spend money recklessly or port-o-potties. Or overpriced, greasy foods. Or germs.
Because of this, I’ve avoided, until this week, bringing my kids to the Big E The...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Market Grille has opened in Manchester, on Buckland Hills Drive in the former Hops building. The restaurant is the fifth eatery for the Mill Restaurant Group, and its second new opening of 2012, after the debut of Republic in Bloomfield this summer....
| Jan 24, 2011
| 12:14 PM
When it comes to styles of dinner service, buffets get a bum rap.
The prevailing stereotype is that they’re somehow less classy than plated dinners, family style and stations.
But not only are buffets more practical, convivial and affordable...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 12:34 PM
David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 11:09 AM
About A La Carte
Connecticut is the birthplace of the hamburger. It's home to more than two dozen wineries, nationally renowned pizza, steamed cheeseburgers, two-foot-long hot dogs, shucked-from-the-shoreline oysters and rich, farm-fresh ice cream....