With delicious food, Woodfellas is making its mark

A friend who is a terrific chef and foodie mentioned that he’d gotten food delivered this summer and it was very, very good.

Dock 11: A new and worthy restaurant

When a chef can elevate a basic tuna melt into a noteworthy meal, good things are afoot in the kitchen.

Summaries of recent restaurant reviews

Alforno Trattoria 1654 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook (860) 399-4166, Twenty-five years in business is no easy feat in the volatile restaurant business; doubly impressive is when an eatery celebrates that anniversary with its culinary integrity intact. It's...

Alforno Trattoria still fresh and flavorful after 25 years

After 25 years in the business, Alforno Trattoria in Old Saybrook ought to know its way around a pizza. To say that it most certainly does in an understatement, because the fantastic pies and other Italian fare coming out of the kitchen are worth celebrating every year.

Day writers reflect on recent food experiences

Our takes on New London Coffee Shop and Pequot Inn.

New London Coffee Shop offers excellent deli and Central American food

This David Dorfman guy is a handy dude to have in our community. Not only has he done a superb job as head of the Connecticut College Dance Department, but he also leads his own David Dorfman Dance company and, in 2017, choreographed the Tony-winning musical "Indecent" on...

The Pequot Inn on Fishers Island is a summer staple

Let’s be honest, it’s never been about the food at The Pequot.

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The homeless boy who got his very own castle

Every time Thomas Waller glanced out at the New York Stock Exchange from the windows of his Wall Street law office, he must have been reminded just how lucky he was.

Burrs, brambles and other annoying plants

Some plants develop pronged seeds in late summer and fall that stick to humans and other animals.



Upcoming concerts, shows and appearances

New Kids On The Block — July 3 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 19; $59-$99

Old Dominion — Feb. 8 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 19; $39.50-$69.50

Laurie Berkner Solo Holiday Show — Dec. 15 at Garde; tickets on sale now; $25-$75

Bill Clinton & Hillary Rodham Clinton — April 26 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $75-$750

Kristin Chenoweth — Oct. 20 at Jorgensen Center, Storrs; tickets on sale now; $35-$55 seats left

The Avett Brothers — Oct. 23 at Jorgensen Center, Storrs; tickets on sale now; $55 seats left