| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
299 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 557-8049, rivebistro.com
Chef Eric Sierra says he's a classic French chef. In the way of classic French chefs, he doesn't focus on creativity. The menu at Rive Bistro, the four-month-old restaurant...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Herbert Allison Jr.
Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program
Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:05 PM
July 10, 7:30 p.m., $6-$11, Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660, avontheatre.org; July 5-10, $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
Are bartenders like rock...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York.
In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Rizzuto's gets into the summer spirit with its three-course Lobster Bake menu, available every Tuesday through the season.
The $29 menu includes a choice of New England clam chowder with Old Bay polenta croutons or baby spinach salad; Maine lobster with...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It was a classic car weekend. On Friday, I went to the second annual Dragone Classic Motorcars auction in Westport. It was a special one for me, because a couple of weeks before I'd actually driven one of the cars on offer, a supercharged Continental...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day.
The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Dana Steingold, who received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her performance as Little Red Ridinghood in Westport Country Playhouse’s “Into the Woods,” will be in the cast for the theater's Script in Hand play reading of the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Like everyone else the world over these days, I love sushi. Today, children happily munch on maki rolls, but my first opportunity to try it wasn't until I was 18, working in New York City. Since then, sushi has become a global phenomenon. You can find...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
This year's list of James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef semifinalists is in, and two Connecticut chefs are in the running for one of the food and beverage world's highest honors. Bun Lai of Miya's Sushi in New Haven and Bill Taibe of...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:50 PM
We who work alone from home have two problems. We crave to be with other people, and we want an official end to the work day. Solution? Happy Hour. The deals are as welcome as the company.
Tinto Tapas Bar & Restaurant in Norwalk is the former Meigas,...