The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Celebrate National Pie Championship Day

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The 2015 American Pie Council’s National Pie Championships are this Saturday, April 11, in Orlando, Florida. But if you can’t make it all the way to Florida, click through the slideshow below to see where you can get some award-worthy pies right here in southwestern Connecticut. According to the APC,  “amateur pie makers, professional bakers/chefs […] [Read More]
Categories: desserts

Darien Taste of the Town 2015

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Darien’s annual food event, Taste of the Town, is back this week. The event runs from Thursday, February 19 to Thursday, February 26. Head to Darien all week for deals lunch lunch specials at $12.15 or $20.15 and dinner specials at $18.15 or $30.15. Click though the slideshow above to see some of the local […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Celebrate National Pizza Day

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If you’re feeling down about all this snow, here’s something to cheer you up–it’s National Pizza Day (according to some anyway). Here are some of our favorite spots to try out today if you can make it out of your driveway (or if the delivery guy can). Vote for the best southwestern Connecticut pizza place, […] [Read More]
Categories: General, pizza

Colony Grill offering free pizza on Veterans Day to vets, active duty members

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From a press release: Fairfield: Colony Grill is once again offering free pizza on Veterans Day to any active, inactive, or retired United States Armed Services member. The offer is valid at all Colony Grill locations from 11:30 a.m until closing on Tuesday, November 11. Colony Grill has locations at 1520 Post Road in Fairfield, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Martha Stewart coming to Norwalk

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Martha Stewart is taking a break from making headlines about her reported feud with Gwyneth Paltrow to come visit Fairfield County. On Saturday, October 25, the domestic queen and former Westport resident will be signing copies of her new book at Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk. One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, […] [Read More]

It’s National Coffee Day! Grab your free coffee here

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Today’s made-up holiday is National Coffee Day. To celebrate, these major coffee chains are offering discounted or free java: Dunkin Donuts:  Try something new – and free – at Dunkin Donuts today: Happy #NationalCoffeeDay! Celebrate with a FREE medium New Hot Dark Roast coffee! pic.twitter.com/2zrCu4uVN3 — Dunkin’ Donuts (@DunkinDonuts) September 29, 2014 McDonald’s:  McDonald’s got a head […] [Read More]
Categories: General
harbor brew fest

Live: 2014 Harbor Brew Fest

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Join us on social media for the 2014 Harbor Brew Fest in Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard! We’ll be there, and we want to see your photos and hear all about the great beer and food trucks you’re sampling. Use #HarborBrewFest or tweet at us. [Read More]
Categories: Beer
Paloma Lunch Menu 9.5[1]

Celebrity chef’s local restaurant now serving lunch

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There’s a new lunch spot in Stamford. Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez’s new restaurant, Paloma, began serving lunch daily on September 8, 2014. The Latin-inspired grill opened at 15 Harbor Point Rd. in July. Chef and partner, Aarón Sánchez is the co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, as well as the star of FOX Life’s cooking […] [Read More]
Categories: General