Yearly Archive for 2008

: 2008

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
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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
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FOOD NETWORK’S GUY FIERI FILMS AT VALENCIA

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 10/10/2008 According to the folks over at Valencia Luncheria, the Food Network’s Guy Fieri and crew filmed a segment for next season’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives at the
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IN VINO VERITAS (AND FAMILY)

10/09/08 Check out Jeff Morganteen’s story on the Rizzis (and their extended family), who gave us a glimpse of their home wine making operation. Last month the Rizzis won first place for red wines the
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WHOLE HOG: BKYLN PIG ROAST 10/10

Whoa, Nelson! Check this out: The Big Brooklyn Pig Roast, featuring: “…a 200-pound heritage hog, roasted over a pit and served, with Kelly’s help, alongside a variety of salsas, corn two ways, fresh
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BITTMAN’S NO-KNEAD BREAD: AN UPDATE

UPDATE: 10/11/2008 I tried this out. The bread ain’t pretty but it is kind of awesome. I have to do some more research; there is an absurd amount of information about this recipe on the internet, most
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BACON AND MASHED POTATO PIZZA: AN EPIPHANY

Chris Preovolos/The Advocate Bacon and mashed potato pizza at Bar in New Haven. 10/6/2008 BAR: 254 CROWN ST., NEW HAVEN “They make a mashed potato pizza?” I asked. It didn’t seem plausible. As I was
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THE LBC ENDORSES: STUMPTOWN YIRG

10/6/2008 Venerable Portland, Ore. coffee company Stumptown Coffee Roasters has expanded eastward with a new roasting operation in Brooklyn. The ‘third-wave’ roaster is supplying 9th St. Espresso
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EAST VILLAGE/LES: NICKY’S VIETNAMESE SANDWICHES

Photo/Chris Preovolos 10/4/2008 NICKY’S VIETNAMESE SANDWICHES: 150 EAST 2ND ST, NEW YORK While sitting at a tiny wrought-iron table at Nicky’s Vietnamese Sandwiches in New York City yesterday I
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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
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