The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

An It’s-It on the first day of spring

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ABOVE: A mint It’s-It at Pacific Standard in Brooklyn. 3/20/2010 PACIFIC STANDARD: 82 FOURTH AVENUE, BROOKLYN Dusty piles of garbage blow through the streets just off of Atlantic and Flatbush in the heart of Brooklyn. It is the first day of spring, evidenced by all the pasty white skin seeing the light of day of […] [Read More]
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LBC Photo of the Day: Los Molcajetes

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ABOVE: A pair of tacos at Los Molcajetes. LOS MOLCAJETES: 211 LIBERTY SQUARE, NORWALK 3/2/2010 After photographing John BarricelliĀ of SoNo Baking Company for a story on his upcoming cookbook release, I cruised over to Los Molcajetes for a couple of tacos. I was recently tipped off to the possibility of hand-made tortillas here and had […] [Read More]
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West Side Notebook: the taco truck is back!

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ABOVE: Today’s special, the burrito Chilango, which I’m told is popular with the Stamford PD. (Staff writer Maggie Perez informs me this is a nonsensical name as Chilango is slang for someone from Mexico City and burritos aren’t native to the D.F.) EL CHARRITO: 201 RICHMOND HILL AVE., STAMFORD 3/1/2010 Lord knows I love the […] [Read More]
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