| 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....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Enjoy the traditional Italian "feast of the seven fishes" meal on Dec. 24 at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, 26 Commons Drive, Litchfield, where the menu features seven seafood courses for $70. Plates include Blue Point oysters, sauteed mussels in saffron...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Plan B Burger Bar's recent expansion has caught the eye of Inc. Magazine once again. The publication has honored the company's hiring efforts with an inaugural Hire Power award, which salutes American job creators.
The better-burger chain, with six...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:15 AM
Q: We'll be traveling to the Miami area by plane to see relatives for Thanksgiving. My daughters are both cat crazy, so we bought some really potent catnip at a local cat show and would like to take it to them. We've been storing it in the freezer. What...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
After you cast your vote Tuesday, treat yourself to an Election Day special at one of these Connecticut restaurants:
Max Restaurant Group offers half-priced bottles of wine at all of its Connecticut locations. maxrestaurantgroup.com.
| Jul 3, 2012
My six-year-old son told his first lie to me recently. (The first lie that I know of, I should say.) I heard a crash in the living room and when I entered, I saw a broken candle holder on the floor. He was clutching his "Star Wars" plane and looked...
| Apr 27, 2013
A glass of tap water, a cold shower and hosing down the car will cost every Metropolitan District Commission customer more this year. The reality of fee increases, following a vote of the MDC's member towns last November to fund the second phase of the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Following a similar event at The Mill at 2T on March 18, top Connecticut chefs will again convene for a fundraising dinner to benefit Share Our Strength. The next event is planned at Grants in West Hartford on April 1 at 6 p.m.
Each participating chef...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Six of Connecticut's star chefs come together for a Share Our Strength fundraiser on March 18 at The Mill at 2T, Tariffville. The tasting event features six courses - each chef creating one apiece - with wine pairings.
Participating chefs include...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Naples triathletes Aubrey Aldy and Joe Bonness turned the 20th annual Great Floridian Triathlon into their personal match race Saturday at Clermont's Waterfront Park. Bonness, 55, a four-time winner of the race,Â was in the lead untilÂ Aldy, 30, pass...