| May 9, 2012
Hungry for a challenge? Of course you are. This is America, after all, where everything is bigger and better -- until it isn't. Restaurants have long offered food challenges, from impossibly enormous steaks to milkshakes big enough to drown in. You know...
| Jun 9, 2012
You know summer's nearly here when your cocktail looks like a snow cone. Or a lassi. Or an ice cream float. Or a fruity soda pop that comes in a glass bottle, complete with bubbles and twist-off cap.
A wave of new cocktails that hew toward the playful...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:40 PM
They wake up, and then they sing.
Team O'Neill — as Kentucky Derby winner Doug O'Neill and his group of assistants and grooms are called — rises early, like all horsemen. In Baltimore, where the crew is preparing I'll Have Another to run in...
| May 19, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Mike Amodei has a son now. James is slightly autistic. At age 15, he’s a few years older than Doug O’Neill was when Amodei met him 30 years ago.
O’Neill was a “cocky little shooter” on the sixth-grade basketball team...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Calling all chocoholic's! Our Triple ChocolateMilk Shakes are in a class of their own. So rich, so decadent and made with a surprise ingredient, this is one sensational sipper!
- 1 cup malted milk balls
- 6 large scoops (about...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Summer arrives at 7:09 p.m on Wednesday. Hilariously, 98 degree weather is due to arrive at the exact same time.
June 20 is National Vanilla Milkshake Day. It just is. How about an Abbey Burger Bistro shake made with Gifford's vanilla ice cream, Berger...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:58 PM
26, of Sharpsburg, is a self-taught cook, though she did have some role models.
"I learned just by going into the kitchen and through trial and error. I've just always had a love of baking," she said. "I will say my grandfather is a very...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:44 AM
Girl Scout Cookie Milkshake
2 cups of ice cream (any flavor)
1 cup of milk
4-8 cookies of any Girl Scout variety
Blend ice cream and milk until smooth and then add in cookies and blend until smooth. You can place in freezer or can drink immediately....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Now through Sunday, everyone who orders the special Ravens-inspired blueberry shake at BGR will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win the BGR nine-pound burger before Sunday's AFC conference final title game against the Patriots.
| Jan 25, 2012
Bryan Anderson is not ordinary, he’s extraordinary. I had the chance to meet him when he first came home from the Army and through the years has become my friend. Here’s a guy that I am amazed by everytime I talk to him and who’s...
| Feb 2, 2012
Jake's Wayback Burgers
450 S. Main St. West Hartford
(Also Jake's restaurants in East Windsor, Hamden, Meriden, Mystic, Orange, Rocky Hill, Startford and Torrington )
Patty palaces continue to arise in West...