Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Cabeza de res: An introduction to cow’s head

12/05/2010 As some of you are well aware, Brett Mickelson a co-worker of mine, organized a party last night to celebrate our first attempt at smoking a couple of cow heads. Tacos were made, eye balls

Now open: Burger, Shakes & Fries in Darien

BURGER, SHAKES & FRIES: 800 POST ROAD, DARIEN  (SECOND LOCATION) 12/02/2010 BREAKING BURGER NEWS — After announcing their move into Darien this spring, the much-anticipated second location of

Thanksgiving Dinner burger at the Filling Station

ABOVE: The Thanksgiving Dinner Burger at the Filling Station in New Canaan. THE FILLING STATION: 19 SOUTH AVENUE, NEW CANAAN 11/25/2010 Check out my Hamblogger post for the scoop on The Filling

Casa Villa to sling tacos on East Side

CASA VILLA: NEW LOCATION, 886 EAST MAIN STREET, STAMFORD 11/19/2010 I’m famously a fiend for tacos, so I could barely contain my excitement when I heard Casa Villa, my favorite Mexican restaurant in

Anthony Bourdain coming to Stamford

Anthony Bourdain is coming to Stamford this winter, but you better hurry up because all the good seats are already gone. This is pretty much OK with me since the “VIP packages” were going for $90. The

Moe’s Burger Joint: Now on The Hamblogger

ABOVE: Moe’s Bomber Burger. MOE’S BURGER JOINT: 1340 EAST PUTNAM AVE., OLD GREENWICH 11/09/2010 If you haven’t cruised over to The Hamblogger yet, you should give it a once-over. A couple of dedicated

Gingerbread houses back at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

STAMFORD MUSEUM & NATURE CENTER: 39 SCOFIELDTOWN ROAD, STAMFORD “Visions of Gingerbread,” the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s gingerbread house contest is returning this year with an opening

Photos: Fairway opens in Stamford

FAIRWAY MARKET: 699 CANAL STREET, STAMFORD 11/3/2010 Fairway opened today in Stamford with speeches from politicians and developers. I snuck past the crowd and headed inside where the good stuff is.

Election night pictured

Nothing says election night like pizza in the newsroom. –CP

Kings of Pastry coming to the Avon

ABOVE: Kings of Pastry theatrical trailer. 11/1/2010 I have a soft spot for the French — they do things with butter and pastry cream that often defy culinary imagination — which is why I’ve been dying