The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

The Big E: Fully focused on fried food

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ABOVE: Bloomin’ onions are a Big E staple. Though a gigantic onion, battered and deep-fried, is certainly a dangerous treat anywhere else, at New England’s bastion of gluttony, this is just about the tamest fried treat you’ll find. Yesterday was apparently National Greasy Foods Day. I shouldn’t be surprised that is a real thing, but […] [Read More]
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Celebrate fall with apple spice pancakes

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The problem I always have with apple picking is my physical inability to consume the huge amounts of apples I bring home. This year is no different, but I decided to actually put some of the beautiful empire apples I picked up at Granby’s Bushy Hill Orchard to use by making some simple apple spice […] [Read More]
Categories: food, Local/Sustainable

Rizzuto’s coming to Stamford

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10/11/2011 RIZZUTO’S WOOD-FIRED KITCHEN AND BAR: 1980 WEST AVE., STAMFORD Route 22 American Restaurant in the Shop Rite plaza on Stamford’s West Side closed a while back and a Rizzuto’s will take its place. This is good news from the weird shopping center where residents of Old Greenwich and the West Side mingle; Rizzuto’s which […] [Read More]
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Countdown to the Greenwich Food + Wine fest

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You heard about it here first. Now here’s all you need to know about the inaugural Greenwich Food + Wine Festival, coming up in less than three weeks! Also, don’t forget about Eating Greenwich & Port Chester, a week-long event Oct. 16 to 21 that will offer prix fixe, a la carte and wine pairing […] [Read More]
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Five Guys Burgers & Fries coming to Stamford

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FIVE GUYS BURGERS & FRIES: 10/4/2011 Good news burger fans, a popular burger chain has confirmed they are currently building a Stamford location on High Ridge Road. Five Guys Burgers & Fries, which moved into lower Fairfield County a couple of years ago with a shop in Westport, will open their newest location at High […] [Read More]
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