| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:03 PM
One thing to know about our book club
Our book club's name is "Reading Between the WINES." WINES is an acronym for "Women Interested in Nonfiction ExcluSively." All of our selections are nonfiction, which provides very lively discussions.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
found at: The Black Rose Tavern (Newington)
Do you serve a lot of CT craft beers? Which ones?
Yes, on draught we have Naughty Nurse, Blonde on Blonde, Thomas Hooker Irish Red, Cambridge Big Hoppy Double IPA, Ten Penny Ale, Two Roads...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by Food & Wine brought out dozens of culinary stars and thousands of foodies and wine aficionados to Miami Beach Feb. 21-24. People from Boca Raton to Barcelona were in attendance. Food Network...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Banksy's Cafe has closed in Lake Falls Village. Owners Robb Banks and Will Brown will be focusing on their catering operations, which they had been running out of the same location.
The cafe, which opened in 2009, served made-to-order sandwiches and...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
95B Whiting St., Plainville, (860).255-4252, relicbeer.com
The Connecticut beer scene just got a little bigger. Maybe by a couple hundred square-feet or so. That's because Relic Brewing, the "nano-brewery" in Plainville, recently...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:44 PM
At a time when many restaurants are closing their doors, Benny’s Pub in Hagerstown is brewing up new business.
On Tuesday, owner Bill Skomski Sr. hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open Antietam Brewery inside the Benny’s Pub...
| Mar 9, 2013
There was a time when I would have considered a trip to a baseball park without a visit to the hot-dog stand as something close to sacrilege.
That was before the crab-cake sandwiches entered the picture.
At Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, spring...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau uncorked another tasty treat this week.
For the third year, the bureau is hosting Laguna Beach a la Carte, a festival of food and wine that promotes Laguna's reputation as a foodie destination with world-...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Townley Gallery is hosting a "Townley Wines" event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the gallery.
A new pinot noir is in, according to an e-mail from the gallery. "Come celebrate with us and try the Townley artist signature label pinot, 2011 Pinot Noir, La...
| Feb 20, 2013
People ask me questions about wine all the time — at wine tastings and classes that I conduct, on the street and in emails and phone calls. I answer them, of course, but wish today to share some of those questions and answers with you.