| 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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Bartaco's West Hartford location hosts a "Tequila 101" class March 6 at 7 p.m., featuring tequila and cocktails tastings paired with small bites and tacos. The class will be led by Barcelona and Bartaco's wine and spirits director, Gretchen Thomas.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Grants Restaurant in West Hartford hosts a special five-course beer dinner Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.
Beet cured salmon with baby beets, creme fraiche, cara cara oranges and rye toast croutons (with Peroni Nastro Azzuro)
Sheep's milk ricotta and...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a dinner with Stone Brewing Company March 6, pairing the California brewery's craft beers with the cuisine of executive chef Scott Miller.
The event features special guest Jeff Nelson,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Chicago-based sandwich shop chain Potbelly plans to open at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford this summer, adding a new fast-casual dining option in Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Maximum Beverage will host a stout and porter beer seminar Wednesday, Feb. 13, with two sessions: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The seminar will feature the beers of Samuel Smith Old Brewery in the United Kingdom.
Reservations are required....
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 South Main Street, West Hartford, recently introduced a "Taste the Season" menu, with two courses for $40.95.
Lemon ricotta crostini with Bosc pear is served as a first course, followed by an iron-seared...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:10 AM
For the Sun WineFest's 10th year, famed cookbook author and James Beard award winner Dorie Greenspan pulled together a cookie recipe representing three facets of her life: a vanilla French sablé base with cherries, cranberries and raisins cooked in mulled...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:12 AM
One of my dearest friends was involved in planning this past weekend's Children's Charity Ball at the Hartford Golf Club to benefit The Bridge Family Center in West Hartford. She invited my husband and me to be guests at her table.
Well, what is...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 6:06 PM
The Corner Pug in West Hartford teams with Back East Brewery of Bloomfield for a special beer dinner, Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Asian-style Boston bibb lettuce cup with chicken (Back East Ale)
Baby arugula with pecorino romano,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar presents a special Sunday-night prime rib dinner through Feb. 10 for $29.95.
The three-course prix-fixe starts with a choice of wedge, Caesar or Fleming's salad; prime rib with a trio of sauces (au jus, creamy...