The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Friday: Homemade wine throw down. Salute!

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ABOVE: Don’t worry this isn’t what you’ll be drinking. 9/29/2010 Ready for some homemade wine? The Italian Center in Stamford and the Federazione Laziali will host their annual Homemade Wine Tasting Contest Friday at 7 p.m. Area enophiles converge on the Italian Center for bragging rights — literally. (They’ll be talking about this on the […] [Read More]
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The Big E: A Long Day’s Journey into Fried Butter

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By Keith Whamond Special to The Lunch Break Chronicles This weekend, I took a trip with my wife and some friends up to The Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts, New England’s yearly celebration of all things barnyard/fried/Juggalo. I had never been before, despite being a life-long Connecticutian (Side note: I prefer the term “nutmegger”). In fact, […] [Read More]
Categories: food, General

Happy hour: Cans and Cocktails

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While I’ve been vacationing in Greece and generally swamped with work, local Stamford blogger Stamford Notes has been hard at work organizing Cans and Cocktails, a happy hour fundraiser for the Food Bank of Fairfield County. The event will feature booze and I know all of you could probably use a drink after work anyway, […] [Read More]
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On the Road with the LBC: Naxos in 1,000 words

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ABOVE: Look, yeah it’s another photo of octopus, but this time it’s on Naxos. And it’s just so good. [Read More]
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Moe’s Burger Joint moves into Old Greenwich

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This is a guest post while Chris is in Greece, half-drunk on local wine in Naxos. MOE’S BURGER JOINT: 1340 EAST PUTNAM AVENUE, OLD GREENWICH 9/10/2010 Earlier this week, Moe’s Burger Joint quietly moved into the space formerly occupied by Donnie’s Deli – and conveniently located a few steps from the Greenwich Time offices. I […] [Read More]
Categories: food

On the road with the LBC: Santorini in 1,000 words

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ABOVE: Grilled octopus at Amoudi Port in Oia on the island of Santorini. [Read More]
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