| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Potbelly, a national sandwich shop chain based in Chicago, has opened its first Connecticut location at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford's Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads, soups...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:44 AM
>>J. Timothy's, 143 New Britain Ave., in Plainville, recently ranked No. 2 on the Daily Meal's list of America's 25 Best Buffalo Wings, earning the honor for its double-sauced and fried wings. Information: 860-747-6813 and jtimothys.com....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The popular Tastes n'Toasts series continues through August in West Hartford's Blue Back Square.
Designated restaurants offer food and drink specials each Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with donations going to chosen charities.