Monthly Archive for October, 2008

: October, 2008

P.FEST ’08: MINE EYES HAVE SEEN…WAY TOO MANY PUMPKINS

Pumpkins, Alyson’s Orchard, Walpole, New Hampshire. 10/31/2008 So, it’s Halloween and I planned a post about going to Keene, N.H. for Pumpkin Fest 2008 last weekend. The thing is, notwithstanding
Categories: food

LAYLA’S FALAFEL: COMING SOON?

Shawafel plate (half falafel, half shawarma), $14.99. Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 10/30/2008 LAYLA’S FALAFEL: 926 HIGH RIDGE ROAD As owner Dino Sakakini tells it, he owned a Subway sandwich franchise
Categories: food, news

CUPCAKES: THE FINAL WORD

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 10/29/2008 At the risk of beating a dead horse: this will be my final cupcake update. Yes, Crumbs Bake Shop in the High Ridge Center shopping center had a soft opening
Categories: food, news

FREE. CUPCAKES. THURSDAY.

10/28/2008 I finally have official word on the opening of Crumbs Bake Shop in High Ridge Center. HERE IS WHAT I KNOW: 1,000 FREE cupcakes to be given away beginning at 8 a.m. this Thursday (10/30).
Categories: news

JOE IN GCT: BRINGING COFFEE SNOBBERY TO THE MASSES

Cappuccino. 41st-ish and Park. Photo/Chris Preovolos 10/25/2008 JOE, THE ART OF COFFEE: GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL, GRAYBAR PASSAGE If you can bear to drink your cappuccino out of a paper cup – I nearly
Categories: coffee, news

CHILI CON CARNE: A STAMFORD SCOVILLE-SCALE SHOWDOWN

10/22/2008 So, I’m a little behind news curve here… but according to this newspaper, there is a CHILI COOK-OFF this Saturday at the Unitarian and Universalist Society in Stamford. Read Christina
Categories: news

I AM THE FATE’S LIEUTENANT: AN OBSESSIVE QUEST

(NOAA via AP/File) IN SEARCH OF GOOD CAFETERIA FOOD 10/20/2008 A couple of years ago my po’ boy-radar drew me towards a woman eating such a sandwich in the plaza at the 400 Atlantic building in
Categories: food, news

STREET [FOOD] JUSTICE

UPDATE: The brothers from Calexico took top honors in this year’s Vendy Awards. I need to head down to SoHo ASAP for a taco. Hopefully next week…and I take back what I said about San Diego.
Categories: news

COLONY GRILL: YOU WANT HOT OIL ON THAT?

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 10/16/2008 COLONY GRILL: 172 MYRTLE AVE., STAMFORD With couple of fresh sausage and hot-oil pies delivered to our table, an old college friend of mine (let’s call him
Categories: food

LAZY TUESDAY: BUTTERMILK PANCAKES, ET CETERA

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate This photo does not do justice to the inspiring food journalism mentioned below, but intellectual property laws being what they are, I had to come up with an original
Categories: food, news