| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:40 AM
MM's Gyros & Spuds
24 Temple st., Hartford
860-796-5589 and http://www.mmgyrosspudsinhartford.com
Like most cuisines, Middle Eastern food is great when it's done well and disappointing when botched. Luckily, this low-profile café, hidden away on a...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Shapiro's Cafe was a little erratic when it opened. Its hours of operation seemed whimsical, and the staff sometimes acted surprised when customers walked in.
But the midtown spot has settled into a groove, and now Shapiro's feel like a permanent part of...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:07 AM
1) Mamoun's Falafel Restaurant
You want falafel? Anyone in town will tell you where to go: Mamoun's. They're open 365 days a year, until 3 a.m. Yes, even on Christmas, and I know this because I tested this last year and had my first ever Yuletide...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Try a bite of chicken sausage. Or Cajun-spiced chicken salad. Or tabbouleh. Or Turkish coffee. All while checking out live music, theater and original art.
If this sounds like marvelous food for body and soul, well, that's the idea.
It's all part of...
| May 25, 2012
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Zumba Party 2) Fleet Week Activities 3) Falafel Eating Contest
Zumba Party with Diana McCray Tuesday, June 5, 7:00-8:30pm
Zumba combines Latin and International music as a...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
121 Allyn St., Hartford, (860) 278-0202, aladdinhalal.com
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668 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, (860) 233-8168, tangierswh.com
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| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
This list is not all-inclusive
Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:29 AM
House of Kabob Mediterranean Cuisine
1525 Stanley St., New Britain
860-223-1200 and http://www.connecticuthouseofkabob.com
There are many restaurants near college campuses that become favorites because they offer well-made, large and low-priced...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:47 AM
In the beginning, God created Jewish dietary laws, and it's within this context that the merits of a kosher restaurant ought to be discussed. Such a resource exists because its clientele has a more-compelling reason than mere caprice for patronizing it....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Aladdin Halal Restaurant and Pizzeria
544 Deming Road, Berlin, (860) 829-8284, aladdinhalal.com
In this age of mega-marketing, cross-platform leveraging and multimedia blitzes, most businesses find a million ways to shove their products down our...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:44 PM
Veggie Patch has issued a recall for its 9-ounce trays of refrigerated, fully cooked falafel because of possible listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The products being recalled have a UPC code of “6-10129-06619-3” with a use-by date of...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:46 AM
The food offerings at the 41st annual lighting of Mount Vernon's Washington Monument on Thursday will be more diverse than ever, according to Michael Evitts of the Downtown Partnership, one of the event's organizers.
Clustered in a holiday village in the...