| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:46 AM
These days, many of us don't live near our relatives and can't always rely on the wisdom of grandmothers, grandfathers, aunts and uncles for advice about raising our children. So, The MomSource, based in West Hartford, aims to help new and expectant...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:09 AM
This is an important topic. Sure, all our kids get bug bites....but, finding a tick embedded in his skin can be a pretty big deal. When is a bug bite just a bug bite? And when should we parents seek medical attention? Read over this press release from...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Maximum Beverage in West Hartford hosts two noteworthy events this week: a seminar with Kendall-Jackson winemaker Randy Ullom on Tuesday, March 12 (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.) and a Belvedere mixology session with bartenders from Grants on March 13.
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Bartaco introduces its "Taco Tuesday" promotion March 12. After 9 p.m., the restaurant's signature tacos - with fillings like grilled red snapper, fried Baja fish, duck, roasted pork, lamb barbacoa and Thai shrimp - are priced at just $1.50. (They're...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Once again, Joel Viehland of Washington's Community Table has been nominated in Food & Wine Magazine's "The People's Best New Chef" contest, in the New England category. Viehland, who's committed to sustainable cooking, was honored for his work with...
| 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,...
| 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...