The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Finding love at Fairway

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Talk about taking catering to the next level. Fairway went all-out to accommodate one Stamford bachelor, who worked with the store to coordinate a sneak-attack proposal on his lovely lady. [Read More]

Chocopologie seeking permanent home in Greenwich?

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Greenwich chocoholics rejoice! Word on the street is Chocopologie is hoping to stay more than just a few months in Greenwich, where the the Norwalk-based chocolatier opened a pop-up shop last week. The temporary location is scheduled to purvey decadent treats at 30 W. Putnam Ave. until Easter, but we hear Chocopologie is seeking a […] [Read More]
Categories: food, sweets

Celebrate the season with “Taste of Chanukah”

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Jewish Family Services of Greenwich invites singles 55+ to light the menorah with plenty of tasty treats Dec. 20 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. Celebrate the holiday of lights with wine, hors d’oeuvres and desserts at the fifth annual cocktail party and “Taste of Chanukah.” The event, part of JFS’s Meet & Mingle program, which […] [Read More]
Categories: food

Chocopologie opens Greenwich pop-up shop

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A little birdie (AKA our friends over at CTbites) tells us Chocopologie opened a pop-up shop Thursday at 30 W. Putnam Ave. in Central Greenwich. The temple of chocolately decadence, an offshoot of the original Chocopologie Cafe in South Norwalk, is set to grace the Post Road through Easter. So rest easy, they’ve got you […] [Read More]
Categories: desserts, food, General

The Big E: Fully focused on fried food

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ABOVE: Bloomin’ onions are a Big E staple. Though a gigantic onion, battered and deep-fried, is certainly a dangerous treat anywhere else, at New England’s bastion of gluttony, this is just about the tamest fried treat you’ll find. Yesterday was apparently National Greasy Foods Day. I shouldn’t be surprised that is a real thing, but […] [Read More]
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Celebrate fall with apple spice pancakes

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The problem I always have with apple picking is my physical inability to consume the huge amounts of apples I bring home. This year is no different, but I decided to actually put some of the beautiful empire apples I picked up at Granby’s Bushy Hill Orchard to use by making some simple apple spice […] [Read More]
Categories: food, Local/Sustainable

Countdown to the Greenwich Food + Wine fest

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You heard about it here first. Now here’s all you need to know about the inaugural Greenwich Food + Wine Festival, coming up in less than three weeks! Also, don’t forget about Eating Greenwich & Port Chester, a week-long event Oct. 16 to 21 that will offer prix fixe, a la carte and wine pairing […] [Read More]
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Go locavore at Audubon Greenwich

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Looking for ways to earn your locavore credentials? Check out this month’s farm-to-table dinner party at Audubon Greenwich. This local, food-centric event will showcase organic farms, seasonal meals, and sustainably managed vineyards. Guests will be treated to wines paired with farm-fresh goods sourced from organic and biodynamic farms. The evening, hosted in the historic Ketay-Asnes […] [Read More]
Categories: food, Local/Sustainable

Calling all chili fanatics

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Do you think you’ve got serious chili skills? Here’s your chance to prove it! The Diamond Hill United Methodist Church in Greenwich is hosting a Chili Cook-off Challenge from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1. For those who want to taste, admission is just $5. If you’re more the roll-up-your-sleeves sort, you can enter by […] [Read More]
Categories: chili, food

New taste in town with ‘Eating Greenwich’

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Time for a little more flavor in Greenwich? The New England Culinary Group thinks so. The organization has announced a new event on the culinary calendar: Eating Greenwich & Port Chester, a week-long event Oct. 16 through 21. Modeled on the restaurant weeks popular in New York, Stamford and elsewhere, Eating Greenwich & Port Chester […] [Read More]
Categories: discounts, food