The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

New Moe’s restaurant brings a little fiesta to Brookfield

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The popular fast food Mexican chain, Moe’s Southwest Grill, is opening in Brookfield on Thursday, July 23. Started in Atlanta in 2000, the restaurant has achieved success from its many options, including quesadillas, burritos, nachos, salads, tacos, and “stacks” (picture a hard shell quesadilla wrapped in a tortilla), as well as their impressive salsa bar. […] [Read More]
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Red Robin to re-open in Milford mall

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by CT Post staff Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will open a new restaurant in Milford, across from the food court on the second floor of the Westfield Connecticut Post mall, on July 13 at 11 a.m. To help celebrate the opening, Red Robin will donate all sales of its signature Freckled Lemonade from July 13 […] [Read More]
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Celebrate National Burger Day

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May 28 is National Burger Day, and to celebrate we rounded up some of the best burger spots in the area using a combination of reader suggestions, restaurant reviews and local food awards. We asked you to tell us where you go when you get a burger craving, and this is what you had to […] [Read More]
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Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

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American Craft Beer Week 2015 is May 11-17. According to craftbeer.com, “beer weeks are giving craft beer fans across the U.S. ever-increasing options to enjoy and share the beverage they love. Beer weeks celebrate the culture and community of craft beer, and give breweries and beer businesses the opportunity to connect with the fans. The […] [Read More]
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Fairfield eatery has the best fries in the state

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Business Insider recently set out to find the best French fries in each state, by consultinig expert reviews and local recommendations. Their search brought them to Super Duper Weenie in Fairfield, Connecticut. “A Fairfield staple, Super Duper Weenie’s hand-cut fries prove a consistent local favorite,” Business Insider writes. “Voted best fries in the state by […] [Read More]
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Mother’s Day 2015 in the Danbury area

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Can’t decide where to take mom out this Mother’s Day? Plenty of Danbury-area restaurants are serving special Mother’s Day menus and Sunday brunch. Click through the slideshow to check out what some restaurants are offering and pick the best spot for your mom. If none of these speak to you, click here for Mother’s Day […] [Read More]
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Celebrate Derby Day in southwestern Connecticut

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Put your hat on and order a mint julep on Saturday. Derby Day is here! We’re far from the tracks in Kentucky, but you can still get into the spirit here in southwestern Connecticut. Here are a few ways to celebrate Derby Day at local restaurants and bars. Now learn how to make a Mint […] [Read More]
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Darien Taste of the Town 2015

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Darien’s annual food event, Taste of the Town, is back this week. The event runs from Thursday, February 19 to Thursday, February 26. Head to Darien all week for deals lunch lunch specials at $12.15 or $20.15 and dinner specials at $18.15 or $30.15. Click though the slideshow above to see some of the local […] [Read More]
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