Monthly Archive for November, 2009

: November, 2009

Pumpkin soufflés, a last minute addition

ABOVE: Pumpkin soufflé. Of course, this is what it looks like after it had been frozen and popped into the oven to bake the next day. 11/25/2009 I realize it’s a little late for last-minute

Where the Wild Things Are (eaten)

ABOVE: The president serves up homemade wine at the Minturnese Social Club’s annual game dinner. 11/22/2009 Fluorescent panel lights cast a yellow pallor on the linoleum-tiled dining room at the

West Side Notebook: Maya Restaurant

ABOVE: Huevos Rancheros for 7 bucks. MAYA RESTAURANT: 166 STILLWATER AVE., STAMFORD 11/21/2009 When I walked into the Maya Restaurant on Stamford’s West Side today, I was horrified to see that the

NY eatery Chinese Mirch coming to Atlantic Street

CHINESE MIRCH: 35 ATLANTIC ST., STAMFORD (DEAL INKED) 11/12/2009 A lease has been signed for the currently vacant space at 35 Atlantic St., the former location of Galangal in downtown Stamford.

New FF County blog: Chewing Through Life

Photo/Alan Hariton 11/11/2009 LBC reader and Fairfield County foodie Alan Hariton, who helped with out with a post about Le Farm in Westport, has launched his own blog, Chewing Through Life. His

On the tube: Michelle’s Pies on Flay’s Throwdown

ABOVE: Michele Albano, of Michele’s Pies in Norwalk, seen here taping a segment for Good Morning America last year. MICHELE’S PIES, 666 MAIN AVE., NORWALK 11/10/2009 Celebrity chef Bobby Flay will

BBQ and baristas

ABOVE: Katie from Counter Culture helps out a student from Dallas in the training lab. 11/10/2009 I’ve been eyeing the espresso training labs offered by Counter Culture Coffee few a couple of years

A quick note on Arthur Avenue

GO HERE: Zero Otto Nove. Trust me. Or them. –CP

Gingerbread dreams at the Nature Center

ABOVE: Bendel’s Department Store by Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes 11/10/2009 UPDATE: Check out Scott Gargan’s Go section article on the exhibit. A smooth blanket of white fondant creates a snowy scene

Opening tonight: Bennett’s is back

10/6/2009 After a hiatus of over two months, Bennett’s Steak and Fish is reopening as Bennett’s Restaurant. On my way to Mario the Tailor to pick up my winter coat which needed some work, I saw a