Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Dinosaur BBQ is here

Dinosaur BBQ is here. The cult favorite from Syracuse adds a Stamford restaurant to its locations in upstate New York and Harlem — and it’s about time, anticipation has been high ever since word got

Some like it hot

John Dough’s Pizza Bar in Norwalk was shut down for a few weeks by frankenstorm Sandy, but they are back in business with a “Man Versus Food” style pizza challenge. Here’s the deal: One small pizza

First taste: Norwalk’s New Haven slice

JOHN DOUGH’S PIZZA BAR: 77 NORTH MAIN STREET, NORWALK Last month, Chris and I took a brief tour of the upcoming New Haven pizza joint in Norwalk. Chris is currently “stuck” honeymooning in Spain, but

Today’s excuse to eat pizza

September 5 is, apparently, national cheese pizza day. I’ve done a lot of research on this topic (two minutes on Google) and have scientifically determined that this is a made-up holiday. Compared to

Plan B Burger Bar’s grand opening

PLAN B BURGER BAR: STAMFORD TOWN CENTER Plan B Burger Bar finally held its grand opening opened in Stamford, and I missed it. But that’s OK, they’ve sent me a few photos from the event and it only

Sneak peek: John Dough’s Pizza Bar in Norwalk

JOHN DOUGH’S PIZZA BAR: 77 NORTH MAIN STREET, NORWALK “We’re going to introduce New Haven style pizza to SoNo.” If you’ve ever tried the pizza at Behind the Net in the Darien Ice Rink, you already

The best Norwalk restaurant you’ve never heard of

Back in March of 2009, I left the Norwalk bureau of The Advocate for a new job at Greenwich Time. I was excited for my new challenge and, though the Norwalk office was right next to Whole Foods and

Sometimes you take the high road

Well folks, Sometimes you take the high road and sometimes you anonymously do this. But anyway, if you would like to read the dissenting opinion on the Colony/Riko’s/Ridgeway post, check it out.

Anthony’s brings coal-fired pizza to Darien

ANTHONY’S COAL FIRED PIZZA: 319 POST ROAD, DARIEN The first time I went to Anthony’s, shortly after they opened their doors in February, Chuck Locke, director of operations for the chain, told me I

The Stamford-bar-pizza challenge

STAMFORD — When Rico’s (now Riko’s) opened and claimed to have a Colony-style pie that could top the original, we balked. I vehemently defended Colony as a Stamford institution and the purveyor of the