| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Manchester's favorite throwback dairy bar, Shady Glen, is well-known for its dramatic "winged" burger with four slices of griddle-crisped cheese. But its chocolate chip ice cream just earned a nod in Food Network Magazine's "50 States, 50 Ice Cream...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Connecticut's burgers keep racking up the national accolades. The latest in the spotlight is Plan B Burger Bar, recently named one of Food & Wine's readers' picks for best burger. The magazine polled readers to share their favorites across the country....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It's been a good week for Connecticut on the burger front.
Two of the state's most noteworthy burgers made it to The Daily Meal's 40 Best Burgers in America list, announced Wednesday. Taking honors were the hyper-regional steamed cheeseburger at Ted's...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:15 AM
It's just a little, grey building.
Nothing special, really.
But the Snack Shack at our favorite Little League field turned out to be my phone booth, transforming me into a different Mom.
It was my evening to volunteer. Ben helped me unlock the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Chances are good that someone in your family has to keep a close watch on what he or she eats if he or she wants to continue fitting into his or her pants. I live in a house with four skinny guys who eat Pop Tarts as if they’re going out...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:47 AM
By Linda Giuca
Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again,” could double as the theme for summer vacationers taking to the road for some R&R. Whether that road trip is a quick daycation or the beginning of a lengthier break...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Consider splurging on seasonal sweets for a good cause this weekend. Several Hartford and West Hartford restaurants will offer dessert specials made with locally-grown apples, with proceeds going to Growing Great Schools, a parent advocacy group committed...
| 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.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
TD Homer's in Southington brings back its popular Free Gourmet Burger promotion Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Choose from TD's lineup, including the Coach's Burger (lettuce, tomato, Bermuda onion); the Big BBQ, the San Francisco Sour Dough...