The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

New liquor license, Coolattas in Old Greenwich?

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With Dunkin Donuts about to land in small-business-minded Old Greenwich, Arcadia Café is looking to expand its offerings. The old-school venue, which has an airy, New England feel complete with high ceilings and an arched entrance, recently applied to the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission to switch to a restaurant model, allowing them to serve […] [Read More]

Cheesesteaks? In Connecticut? It’s more likely than you think

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ABOVE: Tim Allabashi slings beef at Tim’s Philly Steaks restaurant in Norwalk. Photo by Brian A. Pounds. Digging into a fat cheesesteak is just as much a rite of passage for anyone visiting Philadelphia as checking out the Liberty Bell. There are a few sacred truths about Philly cheesesteaks: Picking a side in the Pat’s/Gino’s debate will […] [Read More]
Categories: food

Darien restaurant week starts Feb. 6

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Above: The Pan-seared scallops in chickpea purée at Café D’Azur, one of the participating restaurants in Darien Restaurant Week. This just in from the organizers of Darien Restaurant Week: Darien Restaurant Week will offer consumers great deals, the opportunity to experience some new restaurants, and re-visit a few of their favorites throughout the next installment […] [Read More]

New delivery service comes to Lower Fairfield County

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Want bartaco for dinner without having to deal with the overcrowded bar? There’s a way to do that now. A new delivery service just opened up in Lower Fairfield County, giving residents the ability to order delivery food from city restaurants that don’t actually offer delivery. According to its website, GoWaiter.com ships out food from […] [Read More]
Categories: food, news

Halelujah! Jamón ibérico is here!

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Better late than never. Four years after the U.S. Department of Agriculture lifted its ban on the famed jamón ibérico, the most prized of Spanish hams, Greenwich now has its own team of importers. Greenwich native Josh Merrow and partner Guy Spriggs, featured in a recent profile in Greenwich Citizen, are the brains behind Hamlovers.com, […] [Read More]

A parfait match? Pinkberry + Greenwich

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From Greenwich Time reporter Neil Vigdor: Nothing quite says the winter doldrums like blood orange frozen yogurt. Pinkberry will christen its newest franchise at 369 Greenwich Ave. starting at 5 p.m. today (Thursday). The trendy purveyor of fro-yo will be giving out free samples from 5 to 9 p.m. to celebrate its latest venture. Free […] [Read More]
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