Monthly Archive for March, 2012

: March, 2012

Melt: Come for the cheese, stay for everything else

MELT MARKET + CAFE: 7 LAFAYETTE CIRCLE, BRIDGEPORT Melt, not to be confused with newcomer Melt Mobile in Stamford, opened earlier this year just up the road from the Connecticut Post, so naturally I
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Recipe Exchange!

Above: Orecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe. A food-obsessed friend recently sent me an email. This is what it said: Hi, We are participating in a collective, TASTY experiment. As such, you have
Categories: food, General, pasta, recipes

Garden Catering sheds two stores, plans for Norwalk

UPDATE: Frank Carpenteri, Jr., son of Garden Catering owner Frank, Sr., says that they the East Main and High Ridge locations are no longer part of the Garden Catering family, but that the business
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Jake’s Wayback Burgers launches Stamford shop

JAKE’S WAYBACK BURGERS: 324 HOPE STREET, STAMFORD With Station Eats recently opening and Five Guys and Plan B coming soon, Stamford is undergoing a burger renaissance. And now the franchise chain,
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Bobby Flay in Stamford for food truck action

Everyone’s favorite celebrity chef, guy who probably doesn’t write his own books, and television host, Bobby Flay, will hit Stamford Thursday as the Melt Mobile grilled cheese truck makes its debut.
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Pizza throwdown: The best of the best

If you’re reading this blog, you probably already know Connecticut is one of the country’s true pizza meccas, but which places really stand above the rest?  We’ve put together a list of the area’s
Categories: food, pizza

D-Day at Taco Bell: Doritos Locos Tacos drop

ABOVE: A Doritos Locos Taco at Taco Bell. The lure of a taco wrapped in a giant Dorito was too hard to resist. Being a Bay Area native, I am a taco snob, but I will admit to occasionally, perhaps
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Thursday: Go Red tweetup with Anne Burrell

Is Anne Burrell your foodie soul mate? Always wanted to chat with the wild-haired Food Network star? Then get working on composing the perfect 140-character question. The guest speaker at the American
Categories: celebrities, food, General, news

Stew Leonard and son embroiled in lawsuit

Above: Stew Leonard’s on Federal Road in Danbury. A story brewing today doesn’t have much to do with food, but it relates to one of Connecticut’s largest food magnates. Stew Leonard Sr., founder of

Yet another mega CVS may displace popular deli

Deep in Elizabeth Kim’s article about the ongoing saga over the CVS at Bulls Head and its design is this note: In a city with relatively few chains, CVS appears to be making a significant investment
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