| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
1217 Queen St., Southington, (860) 410-1147, elpulpoandtapasbar.com
It's not what you expect to find sandwiched between an out-of-business pizza shop and a tire place. We tend to look for fine Spanish cuisine and elegant tapas in funky...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:15 AM
1392 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich, (203) 698-9033
The homemade flatbread, warm, tender and charred by the grill, is the first indication there's good stuff going on in Bistro Latino's kitchen. The space formerly occupied by...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Fiore's IV Italian Restaurant
17 Whiting St., Plainville
860-747-1700 and http://www.fioresplainville.com
Fiore's IV calls itself "a taste of Italy in downtown Plainville," and that's right on the money. A Groupon deal made us want to visit, and...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Zebra mussels have finally made their way down the Susquehanna River to the Chesapeake Bay, though it's unclear what if any harm the invasive aquatic species might do there.
This month, state biologists found 20 of the non-native shellfish attached to...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:03 AM
PETOSKEY — A few years ago Peggy and Phil Millard were kayaking on Round Lake and saw a pair of loons trying to drive a third away from the lake.
"They were charging at it and being aggressive toward it," said Peggy, who lives on the Petoskey-...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
George's, the restaurant at the Wyndham Peabody Court Hotel in Mount Vernon, is a sleeper. It hasn't completely shrugged off its hotel-amenity feeling, but it's getting there.
George's is making an effort to reach out. There's a good sampling on the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
5 Bridge Square, Westport, (203) 557-9000, rainbowthaict.com
When someone told me that there was a good Thai restaurant in Westport, I didn't believe it. But it's true. Tucked into Peter's Bridge Corner, not looking like much from the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Splashes, at the Surf & Sand Resort, recently had a new chef. His name is Michael Reyes, and his credentials include stints at Gotham Bar and Grill and the French Laundry. We were excited to try his cuisine at this beautiful Laguna restaurant.
On a warm...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
A lot of words have been used to describe L2O — minimalist, compelling, any superlative you care to name — but until recently, playful was not among them.
But the ascendancy of chef Matthew Kirkley at this highly regarded restaurant —...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Annapolitans are loyal, and the city has an impressive list of long-running restaurants. Once a place clicks, it tends to stay. That's not too surprising for a political town. Call it the incumbency effect.
In 1986, Jean-Louis Evennou opened the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:43 PM
AP Correspondent John Flesher is embedded with members of the Great Lakes Exploration Group, which is searching for remains of the Griffin in northern Lake Michigan. He is filing periodic updates on the search progress.
FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) —...