Mohegan Sun BBQ Fest

In Food Recipes By Alexandra Pecci / July 2012

Fire up the grill! Burgers and ribs, pulled pork and chicken were at the center of the finger-lickin’ festivities at Mohegan Sun’s first Sun BBQ Fest, held this past June 1-3. The weekend’s rain did little to dampen the enthusiastic crowd, who lined up to sample award-winning fare from vendors like Amarillo-based Texas Thunder BBQ and South Carolina’s Charleston’s Big Boned BBQ.

Josh’s Famous Fish Sandwich

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / June 2012

This fish sandwich was inspired by a trip Josh Lanahan and Michelle Lozuaway took to Maui. It can be made with any fresh, locally caught white fish; hake is their favorite. The fish can also be served atop greens or rice.

Lobster Carbonara

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / May 2012

Lobster, bacon, and peas in a cream sauce over pasta – what could be better?

Bahn Mi from The Kitchen

In Food Recipes / April 2012

Bahn Mi is a traditional Vietnamese sandwich with several components, all of which can be prepared in advance.

Braised Short Rib Taco with Korean Barbecue Sauce, Kim Chi, and Apples

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / March 2012

 This tasty taco is made with ultra slow cooked short ribs, with homemade kimchi and apple slaw on a flour tortilla. To save time, if desired, use store-bought kim chi. Each component can be prepared in advance.

Pasta with Kale and Pancetta

In Food Recipes / February 2012

A great way to use kale a superfood and hardy winter green. Plus, put enough crispy pancetta on top and you’ve got a chance at winning over kale-doubters.


In Food Recipes / February 2012

This French stew makes the most of local seafood, a good representation of the type of food served at The Wellington Room. Note that the lobster stock makes enough for at least two batches of bouillabaisse.