The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Sneak peek: John Dough’s Pizza Bar in Norwalk

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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 know what owner Bill Ferguson and chef Derek Furino are all about. If things go forward as planned, they’ll […] [Read More]
Categories: bars, food, pizza

Polpo serves up martinis, live music

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Polpo restaurant in Greenwich is hosting “martini nights” from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. At $10 a pop for a martini, it’s not your most bargain basement happy hour. But with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment in the longtime Greenwich standby’s piano bar, you could look at it as a relatively affordable […] [Read More]

The return of Restaurant Weeks

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Stamford Downtown is sponsoring its semi-annual Restaurant Weeks extravaganza, with dining deals at more than two dozen of the city’s eateries. This year, the 15-day belly-busting binge will span from this Sunday, Feb. 26 through Sunday, March 11. During that time, Stamford diners will get to choose from special prix-fixe menus, which range from $10.12 […] [Read More]

Name a cocktail, win a free brunch!

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The Ginger Man in Greenwich and CTbites are pairing up to hold a cocktail naming contest. The prize? A free brunch for two, complete with cocktails, of course! Here’s the recipe, courtesy our friends at CTbites: “Your Name Here” Cocktail Recipe: 1.5 oz St Germain 1 oz Pineapple Juice 1 oz White Cranberry Juice 2 […] [Read More]