Monthly Archive for September, 2008

: September, 2008

THIS JUST IN: OLD RASPUTIN AT MONSTER B’S

I have to say I’m impressed that Monster B’s Bar & Grille has Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout (on tap) from North Coast Brewing in Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, Calif. “A sweet, very yeasty

MATTHEW’S BAKERY

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate Above: A pair of alfajores from Matthews’ Bakery. Below: Beef empanadas. 9/30/2008 MATTHEW’S BAKERY: 71 WEST BROAD ST., STAMFORD Pepe Huyhua, the owner of Matthew’s

WORTH A LISTEN: SCHARFFENBERGER ON NPR

9/28/2008 Following the death of Robert Steinberg, co-founder of Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker, All Things Considered interviewed John Scharffenberger about Steinberg and their entry into the

THE LBC ENDORSES: CORNBREAD & TURBODOG

Photo/Chris Preovolos 9/27/2008 If I wasn’t so lazy I would have whipped up some crawfish étouffée solely for the purposes of having something Louisiana-themed to wash down with a bottle Turbodog. The

BSF: HOT-BUTTERED GOODNESS

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 9/24/2008 BURGER SHAKES AND FRIES: 302 DELAVAN AVE, GREENWICH Kory Wollins is all business. It’s just that his business happens to be hamburgers. As the owner of Burgers,

COFFEE FIX

Lousy iPhone photo/Chris Preovolos 9/23/2008 I was down at Café Grumpy (the Chelsea location) this weekend with a friend and was delighted to see they were pulling Ritual’s Finca el Guayabo, Huila, a

FOR THE LOVE OF Q

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate I didn’t have any barbecue sitting around here for a photo so this will have to do. But rest assured, this is the GOOD STUFF. If anybody can tell me where to get this

PAT’S HUBBA HUBBA: THEY’RE BACK

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 9/17/2008 PAT’S HUBBAB HUBBA: 820 COVE ROAD, STAMFORD Pat’s Hubba Hubba is back. The popular hamburger stand in the Cove reopened Friday after a fire closed the restaurant

“I THINK I FANCY A PIMM’S”

9/15/2008 In the waning days of summer, time is running out for one last pitcher of Pimm’s. The traditional British cocktail is made with a gin-based concoction called Pimm’s No. 1 Cup. Wikipedia has

HAIR OF THE PIG THAT BIT ME

Someone, anyone, tell me how to make this: bacon-infused Bloody Mary. Please tell me this isn’t a cruel joke like the “Whiskey Burger” cocktail outlined in Esquire earlier this year that broke my