All posts tagged "restaurant"

  • Zest280 has reopened at 280 Park Rd. in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    West Hartford Eatery Reopens with ‘Another’ Twist

    Creating the opportunity for jobs: Zest 280’s secret ingredient and new mission. By Michelle Bonner A West Hartford restaurant has a new mission: providing second chances. In the sport of hockey, beating a good goaltender requires a relentless...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Ocho Café will open in the former Bertucci's location at 330 North Main St. in West Hartford's Bishops Corner. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Ocho Café To Open in West Hartford’s Bishops Corner

    Ocho Café, a Mexican restaurant featuring scratch-made tacos and an array of tequilas, will open in the former Bertucci’s location in West Hartford’s Bishops Corner. By Ronni Newton Bishops Corner will soon be home to a unique...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • Chick-fil-A will officially open in West Hartford on Feb. 9, 2017. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Chick-fil-A Prepares for West Hartford Opening

    Chick-fil-A West Hartford’s owner/operator said he’s excited for the February 2017 opening and looking forward to serving and supporting the West Hartford community. By Ronni Newton Chick-fil-A Owner/Operator Daryl Jackson said that his West Hartford restaurant has...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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    Vaughan’s Pies & Pints to Open in West Hartford

    Johnny Vaughan will re-open the former Backstage Pizza as Vaughan’s Pies & Pints. By Ronni Newton West Hartford resident and Hartford pub owner Johnny Vaughan has purchased Backstage Pizza, and plans to reopen the business next month...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • Chef Prasad Chirnomula stands in front of the sign inside his new Blue Back Square restaurant in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Chef Prasad Chirnomula Brings INDIA’s Distinctive Tastes to West Hartford

    INDIA Restaurant & Bar, celebrated Chef Prasad Chirnomula’s sixth restaurant, opens Dec. 16 in West Hartford’s Blue Back Square. By Ronni Newton A gleaming open kitchen with a butcher block counter and the enticing aroma of spices immediately...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • The copper-backed bar at Noble & Co. in West Hartford Center. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Noble & Co. Brings ‘Roaring 20s’ Style with Modern Twist to West Hartford Center

    The food, drink, and ambience at Noble & Co. are unlike any other restaurant in West Hartford. By Ronni Newton The exterior windows are partially-shuttered and the entrance to Noble & Co. gives no clue about what lies beyond...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • 'Grandma's' pizza is on the happy hour menu at Rizzuto's. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Rizzuto’s Adds Free Happy Hour Food, Recommits to West Hartford’s Blue Back Square

    Rizzuto’s has extended its West Hartford lease and expanded its Happy Hour offerings, including bring back the free appetizer bar. By Ronni Newton Bill Rizzuto is passionate about food, passionate about wine, and passionate about West Hartford’s Blue Back...

    • Posted November 21, 2016
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  • West Hartford Town Hall. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    West Hartford Town Council Approves Entertainment Ordinance

    The ordinance will require businesses that provide entertainment to obtain a license, and gives the town measures to enforce that license. By Ronni Newton The West Hartford Town Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night which will enhance its...

    • Posted October 25, 2016
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  • Grants Restaurant of West Hartford Welcomes Two new chefs (from left) Chef Sean Farrell and Jay Groten. Photo courtesy of Grants Restaurant.
    Two New Chefs To Lead Team at Grant’s Restaurant in West Hartford

    Chef Billy Grant has added chefs Sean Farrell and Jay Groten to his culinary team at Grants Restaurant in West Hartford. By Ronni Newton Diners at Grants Restaurant can expect to find more seasonal variations on the...

    • Posted August 4, 2016
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  • Clean-up is underway at Bar Louie in Blue Back Square after a broken pipe caused a flood Tuesday. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Bar Louie in West Hartford Cleans Up after Flood, Plans to Re-Open Friday

    Bar Louie in West Hartford’s Blue Back Square was flooded Tuesday and had to close for several days. By Ronni Newton Clean-up at West Hartford’s Bar Louie is continuing after a cap at the end of a...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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