Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

Bar Rosso is worth more than a sip of wine

I’ve popped into Bar Rosso about a handful of times since it opened on Spring Street this June, just to grab a glass of wine or a cocktail with friends at the end of an evening. Their wine by the
Categories: desserts, drink, food, General

World Barista Champion Mike Phillips coming to Darien

Mike Phillips is something of a superstar in the specialty coffee world. After winning the World Barista Championship last year, he left Intelligentsia, a leading specialty coffee roaster in Chicago
Categories: General

PIZZA TRAGEDY: Motorino, Brooklyn’s ‘leaning tower of pizza,’ closed for good

MOTORINO: FORMERLY 319 GRAHAM AVENUE, BROOKLYN My first act after stepping off a plane from Houston was to head over to Williamsburg’s famous Motorino for what I consider to be the best pizza I’ve
Categories: food, pizza

Stanziato’s serves up Danbury’s finest pizza

STANZIATO’S WOOD FIRED PIZZA: 35 LAKE AVENUE EXTENSION, DANBURY I just arrived in Houston and the brick oven temperature here reminded me to finish this post. I’d never say Danbury doesn’t have any
Categories: food, pizza

Moe’s taco joint: Tomatillo settles in Cos Cob

Apologies for the blurry photo, it’s tough to ask random people to wait while you take photos of their tacos with your cell phone. TOMATILLO TACO JOINT: 65 EAST PUTNAM AVENUE, COS COB Moe Gad has been
Categories: food, tacos

Whole lot of shakin’ goin’ on: Shake Shack Westport opens its doors

The above photo was taken by the LBC’s own Chris Preovolos, who brought a Canon 7D to an iPhone fight. SHAKE SHACK: 1849 POST ROAD EAST, WESTPORT Loath to go a week since the opening without a post,
Categories: burgers, food

Westport’s Shake Shack opens Wednesday

ABOVE: Shake Shack food porn, via Flickr. SHAKE SHACK: 1849 POST ROAD EAST, WESTPORT 7/15/2011 Shake Shack, the NYC burger joint with a cult following among both tourists and locals, officially
Categories: General

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

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
Categories: General

The Peruvian take on Chinese fried rice

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
Categories: food

ReNapoli brings three types of pizza to Old Greenwich

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
Categories: food, pizza