The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

BBQ alert: Firefighters ‘throw down’ at Fairway this weekend

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Join me and a host of other panelists, including Bobby Valentine, at Fairway Saturday as local professional and volunteer firefighters face-off in a bbq “throw down” to kick off the summer grilling season. Considering the saga that is the Stamford fire task force, this throw down may be a no-holds-barred grudge match. FAIRWAY: In lieu […] [Read More]
Categories: General

The Peruvian take on Chinese fried rice

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I ordered food from the place advertising Spanish cuisine, and got Chinese food instead. This was not an error. A brightly colored food truck, Lomo En Ruedas, has been stationed in front of the People’s Bank headquarters and alongside St. Vincent’s hospital. These days it’s on Broad Street behind the Superior Court.  Whenever I walk […] [Read More]
Categories: food

ReNapoli brings three types of pizza to Old Greenwich

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RENAPOLI: 216 SOUND BEACH AVENUE, OLD GREENWICH If you’re looking for a place to grab lunch in Old Greenwich, things just got a little more interesting. As first reported in Lincoln’s Log, ReNapoli opened its doors in early April, offering Chicago Italian beef alongside Napolitana, Romana, and New York pizza options. Since then, I’ve been […] [Read More]
Categories: food, pizza

Sunny Daes for those Sunny Days

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Holy heatwave, Stamford. I’m all for super steamy summer days, but every once in a while, a girl’s gotta take a minute and cool off. There was one sure-fire cure for blistering heat when I was growing up; my mom would roll into the driveway on the sweatiest days of the summer, and upon stepping […] [Read More]
Categories: desserts