| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Spice up your week with a three-course menu at Besito this week, in honor of National Chile Month. The $26.95 menu is available through Sunday, Nov. 17.
Pasilla chiles are featured in the starter course of chicken tortilla soup with avocado and queso...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas show is Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., at the Palace Theatre, 100 E. Main St., Waterbury. Tickets are $75 and $45. Information: 203-346-2000, http://www.palacetheaterct.org
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra performs Benjamin...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Vinted, 63 Memorial Road, West Hartford, hosts a pre-holiday mixology class on Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. The cocktail class features instruction on technique, proportions and presentation.
Guests will learn how to make several recipes from Vinted's drink menu:...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:45 AM
There's always room for more Vietnamese places that serve pho soup and banh mi sandwiches. And so Pho 68 on New Park Avenue is a welcome recent arrival to the West Hartford restaurant scene.
It wasn't long ago that news of a restaurant serving banh mi...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:58 PM
As part of a national "Coast to Coast Toast" national celebration, Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford hosts a Belgian beer dinner Nov. 14 with the portfolio of Vanberg & DeWulf. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
“Chicken & waffles," stoemp...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Besito in West Hartford celebrates "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1 and 2, with traditional touches to mark the holiday.
In addition to traditional ofrenda (altars) and holiday chocolates, Besito offers specials of tamale de cerdo (pork...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:00 PM
At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:35 AM
John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Drink whiskey for a good cause at Saturday’s WeHa Whiskey Festival in West Hartford, benefiting two local charities.
Proceeds from ticket sales to the inaugural event, held at the Town Hall Auditorium starting at 6 p.m., will go to The Town That...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts an "Uncorked" walk-around tasting Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The event is designed to showcase more than 30 wines, including several new additions from Spain and South America and old favorites.