Yearly Archive for 2008

: 2008

READ THIS: BEER, QUE IN THIS WEEK’S NEW YORKER

11/19/2008 I recently decided I have no time to keep up with my magazine subscriptions. My nightly media consumption habits have devolved into endlessly watching reruns of The Simpsons and really
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AN LBC ADMISSION: WHO AM I TRYING TO KID?

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate If you saw some knucklehead taking a photo of a Whopper with cheese while using his knee to steer a Subaru through a lane merge on Route 9 today, it was probably me. I
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HOULIHAN’S: OPENING THURSDAY

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 11/17/08 According to management, the new Houlihan’s restaurant on Broad St. (next to Target) will open Thursday. The Kansas City chain’s nearest franchise is in Danbury
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NICHOLAS ROBERTS FINE FOODS: MODERN LUNCHTIME CLASSICS

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate Beef brisket sandwich with horseradish sauce and French fries, a favorite of chef Robert Troilo at Nicholas Roberts Fine Foods in Norwalk. 11/14/2008 NICHOLAS ROBERTS FINE
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EOS: A LINK AND MY OWN LAME EXCUSES

10/14/2008 I really have no excuse for having not visited Stamford’s new Greek restaurant, EOS Greek Cuisine. Multiple, extremely enthusiastic recommendations have gone unheeded. My own inspection of
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TELEVISION: MICHELE’S PIES ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA

The chocolate pecan bourbon pie is not necessarily a thing of beauty…but the taste more than makes up for aesthetics. MICHELE’S PIES: 666 MAIN AVE., NORWALK In search of America’s best pie, a crew
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TELEVISION: RAMSAY DOES SABATIELLO’S

11/10/08 WHAT: Sabatiello’s Italian Grille will be featured on the Fox Network’s Kitchen Nightmares with chef Gordon Ramsay and his highly intimidating/borderline-inappropriate “consulting”
Categories: food, news

PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE TURDUCKEN

11/10/09 I’ve been perusing the Epicurious Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide for ideas for this year’s meal. Of course, I am not actually cooking (oh, the horror), but I’ve been informed I should probably
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LAKESIDE DOUGHNUTS: THE BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

My dinner table always looks better with a trio of warm Lakeside Diner doughnuts adorning it…though they don’t last long around here. 11/09/2008 LAKESIDE DINER: 1050 LONG RIDGE ROAD Breakfast has
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CONFIRMED: FAIRWAY COMING THE SOUTH END

11/07/2008 A 80,000 square-foot Fairway supermarket is tentatively slated to be built on the old Yale & Towne factory site in the South End, as reported early today by the Advocate’s Elizabeth
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