| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Max's Oyster Bar hosts its 4th annual Bourbon Bash Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. The event features cuisine by executive chef Scott Miller and cocktails by beverage director Brian Mitchell.
Reception: Spiked egg with Kentucky ham; smoked oyster...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Not sure which bubbly to serve for New Year's Eve? Maximum Beverage in West Hartford's Bishops Corner hosts champagne tastings Dec. 27 through Dec. 31.
Tastings run from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and noon...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Hartford brings back its "Small Plates, Big Pours" offering through June 30 in the bar. The plates include New Zealand petite lamb chops, Fleming's lobster tempura, colossal shrimp skewers, New Bedford scallops,...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:20 AM
The Mandell Jewish Community Center in West Hartford is planning to modernize it's well-known Jonathan's Dream Playground and is asking for "brainstorming help" from the community during a public forum scheduled for Thursday, May 23rd at 6:00pm.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Hello! My name is Hanna. I live in Farmington and go to school in West Hartford at a great school called Renbrook. I am twelve years old and in seventh grade. For this year, my father lives in Washington, D.C. and works for Senator Rockefeller when he was...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The Nutmeg State takes on the Ocean State at Jonathan Edwards Winery May 5, battling in a culinary competition to benefit Connecticut Farmland Trust and the Rhode Island Chefs' Collaborative.
Participating Connecticut restaurants include 85 Main in...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Following a similar event at The Mill at 2T on March 18, top Connecticut chefs will again convene for a fundraising dinner to benefit Share Our Strength. The next event is planned at Grants in West Hartford on April 1 at 6 p.m.
Each participating chef...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:01 AM
You’ve been asked to be in your friend’s wedding—you say yes, of course, but then the question becomes: Can you say yes to the bridesmaid dress?
There are plenty of boutiques dedicated to helping the bride find the perfect dress, but...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a "Foods of Galicia" dinner April 17 at 7 p.m., featuring dishes from the region in the northwest corner of Spain.
Caldo gallego: Kale and bean soup with cow's milk cheese...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Take the dread out of Tax Day with these local restaurant deals. The promotions are valid Monday, April 15 unless otherwise noted.
Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, offers half-priced bottles of wine Friday through Monday, along with buy-one-...