| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Grants, 977 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts an all-Connecticut beer dinner Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. Five courses will be paired with select beers from state breweries.
Passed hors d'oeuvres with Back East IPA, made with mosaic hops
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, features a "100 Preview" event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., to highlight new additions to its collection of 100 wines by the glass. The preview event includes wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Moe's Southwest Grill celebrates Free Queso Day today, Sept. 19, by giving away free 6-ounce cups of its cheese to customers all day. No purchase is necessary.
Moe's has locations throughout Connecticut, in Bristol, Enfield, Fairfield, Glastonbury,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:06 PM
La Petite France, 967 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts a farm-to-table "bring your own wine" dinner at the bakery/cafe Sept. 19. Two seatings are available, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The menu features ingredients sourced from Copper Hill Farm in West...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:42 AM
One of the most famous names in pizza will soon be on a new facade in Connecticut. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana expands again to include a location in West Hartford, with a planned mid-September grand opening.
The West Hartford pizzeria is at 1148 New...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Hartford Baking Co. has made its mark in West Hartford with scratch-made European-style breads, pastries and high-end coffee. To celebrate its third anniversary, the bakery will donate 100 percent of its proceeds on September 12 to Foodshare, an effort to...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Savor the last unofficial weekend of summer with these Labor Day specials at area restaurants.
At Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, get two-for-one entrees Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 (of equal or lesser value.) Dish sweetens the deal with half-...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Last winter, I wrote this story about Generation Y, a fairly new business on LaSalle Road in West Hartford, that provides fun, healthy, after-school activities for kids when mom and dad need a little help. Now, owner Erika Johns is starting-up a new...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar is offering complimentary wines with its nightly dinner specials through Sunday, Aug. 25.
Enjoy a glass with the purchase of any dinner special. Wine selections include DonnaChiara Fahlangina (a white wine, fruity and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Besito, 46 South Main St., West Hartford, announces its new "Hora de Feliz," available weekdays at the bar.
The upscale Mexican restaurant offers $5 appetizers, $5 signature cocktails and $4 house beers Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Drinks...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar, 111 Memorial Road, West Hartford, hosts a Tuscan wine dinner Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The alfresco event, held on the restaurant's patio, features four courses paired with complementing wines.
Liuzzi small batch...