| Jan 19, 2013
It didn't move far — just one block up Eastern Avenue — but the new Ikaros is a world apart from the original, which the Kohilas brothers opened in 1969.
Sometimes bigger is better. The new Ikaros, which opened last summer, has things the...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:16 PM
When the Nazareth Diner closed last year for renovations, the restaurant added a full-service bar to its offerings and reopened its doors to reveal a transformed everyday dining spot.
The three-month renovation took into account every detail. New...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Natural Foods Cooking Instructor and Food Blogger Pamela Salzman joined us live with some delicious, easy to make holiday hors d’oeuvres. You can find more of her delicious recipes at pamelasalzman.com or on twitter @pamelasalzman.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
This year I'm taking inspiration for my holiday meal from the Maccabees and combining it with a lesser-known Hanukkah custom of eating dairy foods.
Although the Maccabees never left any recipes, as a part-time culinary sleuth, I'm sure that their...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
When we're all done stuffing ourselves today, many of us will be looking to get back on the healthy track. We can do it while making use of our tasty Thanksgiving leftovers. Here are some recipes from Sparkpeople.com, Shape Magazine and Cooking Light...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:07 AM
BENNY'S OF SIMSBURY
562 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury
860-651-3700 and http://www.bennysofsimsbury.com
I found Benny's on Facebook when a friend who lives in Savannah posted that her West Hartford dad took her there for a Sunday breakfast. The pictures...
| Nov 11, 2012
This is one of those fun-but-tricky columns to write, since I have to turn it in before the election's over, but you will be reading it afterwards.
(Assuming, that is, the election has been decided by this Sunday. We didn't have another election like...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:57 AM
“The recipe I’m including is from our recent restaurant week menu and will be on our normal menu in the spring and summer.”
Lamb burger with feta dill mayonnaise
• 1 pound ground lamb
| Apr 14, 2013
It's spring; time to plan the extravagant garden. I always go for some English fantasy with pleached hornbeam walls, mazes carved from boxwood and tall topiary sculpted into hound and hare, then neglected, Edward Gorey style. A gothic mystery in green....
| Apr 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Four Café in Eagle Rock feels a little like walking into a pal's kitchen. (OK, if your pal had a glass dessert case and a cash register right by the kitchen door.) The vibe is friendly and relaxed and the locavore food is worth lingering over.
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:25 AM
MIT car safety tech
It’s the tech that’s going to benefit drivers as they age. Everything from smart headlights to blind spot warning systems. Tech Reporter Rich Demuro runs down the tech that made the list. http://www.fox43.com/technology/...