| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:50 AM
The Nature Conservancy has announced five Connecticut finalists for the second annual Nature's Plate Contest, which honors sustainable, organic or farm-to-table restaurants in the country.
In the running: G-Zen in Branford, LeFarm in Westport,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:56 PM
This week, one of NoRA Cupcake Company's brightly-colored treats has a special significance. A portion of sales from the purple "Forget Me Not" cupcake will benefit the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
The chocolate cupcake is filled with...
| 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,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
G-Zen in Branford has emerged as the victor in The Nature Conservancy's 2013 Nature's Plate Award for the state of Connecticut, as chosen by voters.
The contest honors sustainable, organic or farm-to-table restaurants in the country. LeFarm in...
| 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 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 27, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Classical music and craft beer may seem like an unconventional pairing, but Back East Brewery and Hartford Symphony Orchestra are making it happen. The Bloomfield brewers have created a seasonal "Bachtoberfest" for the fall, and proceeds from sales will...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:33 AM
In the first segment, Stan talks with Christopher Keating, capitol bureau chief at the Hartford Courant, about the race for mayor in New Haven.
Up next, parent advocate Gwen Samuel and Achieve Hartford! Executive Director Paul Holzer talk about the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:33 AM
In the first two segments, Brandon Frame, founder of the Black Man Can website and author of "Define Yourself, Redefine the World," and college student Wynton Borders, talk about tips to redefine the image of black males.
Finally, Christopher Keating,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Celebrate the French national holiday this Sunday, July 14, with authentic food and revelry.
At La Petite France, 967 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, the French bakery marks the occasion with food, a wine tasting, music and an exhibition and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Manchester's favorite throwback dairy bar, Shady Glen, is well-known for its dramatic "winged" burger with four slices of griddle-crisped cheese. But its chocolate chip ice cream just earned a nod in Food Network Magazine's "50 States, 50 Ice Cream...