The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Election night pictured

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Nothing says election night like pizza in the newsroom. –CP [Read More]
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Kings of Pastry coming to the Avon

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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 to see the new documentary Kings of Pastry which was only showing at the Film Forum. Fortunately, it’s coming […] [Read More]
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I need a cow’s head

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10/28/2010 I know a dude who needs a cow’s head…kind of a long story. After calling probably a dozen places and even trying an Advocate reporter whose father own’s a cattle ranch, we haven’t been able to come up with one. Any ideas? I am looking forward to the tacos. –CP [Read More]
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Taste of Italy: Tony C has a message for you

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TASTE OF ITALY: ITALIAN CENTER, 1620 NEWFIELD AVE., STAMFORD 10/27/2010 Tony Cardillo wants you to come to the Italian Center tonight at 7 for the “Taste of Italy” event. It’s always smart to do what Tony says. Plus, he’s right; you get to try regional specialties from all the area Italian clubs, including the crab […] [Read More]
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An LBC endorsement: Jackie’s to Go club sandwich

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JACKIES TO GO DELI AND GRILLE: 27 RYAN STREET, STAMFOD 10/27/2010 Jackies is just a neighborhood deli, popular among tradesmen and locals in Springdale, tucked behind Twin Rinks. Nothing special, really. But I love the club sandwich for all of it’s ordinariness…mostly because of the copious amount of mayo. I’m usually at Enzo’s for lunch […] [Read More]
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LBC: Another Dunkin Donuts? NIMBY.

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10/20/2010 Word on the street is an application for a new a Dunkin Donuts has been filed for a lot on West Broad and Mill River streets formerly occupied by a fence-installation company. The thing about Dunkin Donuts is that, well, it kinda sucks. The coffee’s bad and so are the donuts. Please don’t put […] [Read More]
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Fairway to open Nov 3rd

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10/19/2010 Just a heads up. Mark you calendars. –CP [Read More]
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Chili cook-off contestants throw down on Saturday

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10/19/2010 Everybody likes chili, right? Head over to the 2010 Pro-Am Charity Chili Cook-Off  this weekend and vote for the best chili in Stamford. The annual event held at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Stamford (20 Forest St.), runs from 12-3 on Saturday and this year will feature more entries from amateur chefs going head […] [Read More]
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