Monthly Archive for October, 2009

: October, 2009

Jacques Pepin at Stew’s

JACQUES PEPIN: AT STEW LEONARD’S, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 5-7 P.M. 10/30/2009 Jacques Pépin is the man. Long before Top Chef and the Food Network, there was Pépin on PBS. I’ve long admired his style and
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The Get: Oxo 11-inch balloon whisk

ABOVE: 11-inch stainless steel Oxo balloon whisk. $6.99 at Marshall’s. 10/28/2009 I rarely get this excited about something like a balloon whisk – OK, actually I am a total kitchen gadget geek –but
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Coalhouse: An initial impression

COALHOUSE: 85 HIGH RIDGE ROAD, STAMFORD ABOVE: A 12″ pie with bacon at Coalhouse. A NOTE FROM THE LBC: In light of the Advocate’s review of Coalhouse which is up today, I am bumping this post up. I
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COALHOUSE IS OPEN

COALHOUSE  PIZZA: 85 HIGH RIDGE ROAD 10/26/2009 For those of you waiting for the new Coalhouse Pizza in Bull’s Head to open: it is. The oven is fired up and they are serving pies as we speak during
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TABOULI GRILL

ABOVE: The lamb kabob platter at Tabouli Grill Mediterranean Cuisine 10/15/2009 We headed over to the Tabouli Grill, one of the new restaurants in Bull’s Head after the mayoral debate today. Tabouli
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HABANA ON HOPE

10/15/2009 HABANA: 245 HOPE STREET, STAMFORD ABOVE: Self explanatory. Quattro Regali moves to 401 Shippan. Habana, formerly of SoNo moves in. Owner Lushe Gjuraj, whose family also owns Parkway Diner,
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ON TV: LE FARM ON TODAY, TOMORROW

10/14/2009 Bill Taibe, of the spankin’ new Le Farm restaurant in Westport, sent me a note today saying he’s heading to NY tomorrow for a segment on the Today show. WHATS COOKING: Pork belly. Yay. –CP
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A QUICK NOTE ON L&G

L&G ITALIAN DELI: 425 WEST MAIN STREET 10/12/2009 I learned a couple of things about Julio from L&G Italian Deli during the bocce season. ONE: You get close to the palino and he WILL knock
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NEXT WEEK ON THE DART: LA MARQUETA

LA MARQUETA: 54 MYRTLE AVE. AND SOMEWHERE OVER ON WEST MAIN 10/12/2009 Reporter John Nickerson threw the dart today for our weekly neighborhood feature that runs in each Monday’s Advocate. The premise
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R.I.P. BEN ALI, FOUNDER OF BEN’S CHILI BOWL

ABOVE: BEN’S CHILI BOWL, U STREET, WASHINGTON D.C. 10/8/2009 FROM THE AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Ali, the founder of Ben’s Chili Bowl diner, a landmark in Washington’s black business and entertainment
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