| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:58 AM
We all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living". This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:09 PM
More Sunday brunch options emerge in greater Hartford: Rizzuto's in West Hartford's Blue Back Square introduces its new offerings, served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The extensive menu features more than a dozen brunch cocktails (Bloody Marys and...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Fleming's, 44 South Main St., West Hartford, hosts a “High and Low” cognac and wine dinner March 7 at 6:30 p.m. The four-course dinner features pairings of Courvoisier and French wine. First Course: Ahi poke, scallions, soy sauce, sesame...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Barcelona Wine Bar in West Hartford hosts a "Mixing with Sherry" cocktail classroom event Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.
Attendees will learn how to make craft cocktails with the fortified Spanish wine, including the Jerez Fresca, Indian Orange Trade and Smoked...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Blue Plate Kitchen has officially opened at 345 N. Main St. in West Hartford's Bishops Corner. The restaurant, by the owners of City Steam in Hartford, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner: a mix of "modern comfort food," along with cocktails, local beer...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Celebrate Christmas early, the Italian way. Special "feast of the seven fishes" prix-fixe menus are available Dec. 17-19 at Billy Grant's Restaurant Bricco in West Hartford and Bricco Trattoria in Glastonbury. Each is priced at $46.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Celebrate the holiday season with a little (more) indulgence.
Four of Max Restaurant Group's locations - Max Downtown in Hartford, Max Fish in Glastonbury, Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford and Max's Tavern in Springfield- offer a "champagne and...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:04 AM
A new eatery specializing in comfort fare is coming to West Hartford's Park Road in January.
Hearty Kitchen will serve dishes like Southern fried chicken, country stews, soups, fresh juice and " a very very long list of traditional comfort food passed...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
La Petite France in West Hartford celebrates "Galette de Rois" or "King Cake" this month, with a sampling of the dessert during the weekend of Jan. 11 and 12.
In French tradition, the galette contains a small trinket baked into it, and the person who...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Here is our list of Latin American restaurants where you can find yuca dishes. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. Read our dining feature on yuca here.
Antojitos Donde Julio, Hartford. 860-724-3379, antojitosdondejulioct.com.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:14 PM
McLadden's hopes to bring the luck of the Irish to Simsbury, as it plans its fourth location in the former Iron Frog Tavern space. The restaurant group announced its expansion plans last week.
"Simsbury provides us with an exciting opportunity to take...