The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Pork in the Park back in Stamford

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BBQ enthusiasts can mark their calendars for Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. That’s when the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival at Mill River Park returns to Stamford. The festival schedule includes all-day live music, BBQ contests, and food demos. The food competitions are: People’s choice, best wings, best ribs and nest bacon […] [Read More]
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Whole Foods to pay $800K in price-gouging case

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Whole Foods Markets has agreed to cough up $800,000 after a probe found the grocery chain was gouging its customers in California. Inspectors discovered the natural foods supermarket was overcharging for a host of food items, attorney Mike Feuer said. “We’re taking action to assure consumers get what they pay for,” Feuer said in a […] [Read More]
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Celebrity chef to showcase pizza at napa & co. for charity

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Stamford, CT, June 27, 2014– Napa & Co is thrilled to welcome celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner to showcase her creative genius with pizza, wines most perfect pairing. All wines will be paired with one of Sonoma’s leader in red wines, Valley of the Moon Winery. The family style cocktail event will include all you can […] [Read More]
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Brazil fans celebrate their team's third goal while watching the Brazil vs. Croatia World Cup opening match at the Banana Brazil restaurant on Main Street in Danbury, CT. Photo: Douglas Zimmerman

Where to cheer on Mexico and Brazil

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Mexico and Brazil face off  in the World Cup on Tuesday, June 17 at 3 p.m.. If you’re looking for a spot to grab a drink and some food while you cheer on your team, we’ve got some suggestions. Take a look at some of the most popular Mexican and Brazilian restaurants in Southwestern Connecticut: […] [Read More]
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Eat a burger for a good cause

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There’s still time to eat for a good cause at Station Eats in Stamford and New Canaan. Both locations are offering a “Hope In Motion Burger” that will be sold through June 1st. Fifteen percent of proceeds from this burger will go to Hope In Motion, a fundraising initiative that raises money for cancer patients […] [Read More]
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Your guide to Fairfield County farmers markets

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We are well into spring and that means it’s time for farmers markets in Fairfield County to open. If you live in one of the handful of towns that has a market to open in May, you may have already picked up your fresh ramps and garlic scapes, others will have to wait until June, […] [Read More]
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Cooking Channel comes to Connecticut

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Cooking Channel’s G. Garvin will feature three Connecticut restaurants Wednesday night as his road trip show heads to the nutmeg state. Road Trip with G. Garvin will first feature The Corner, a breakfast spot in Milford known for its southern flavors and stuffed french toast. You can check out the menu HERE. Mama’s Boy Southern Table […] [Read More]
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Keep on truckin’

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Veterans Park will host a lineup of local food trucks this summer as part of the Downtown Special Services District’s Truck in the Park event. The trucks will park in the back of the plaza on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be music and tables with umbrellas […] [Read More]
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Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins and Bella Nonna Restaurant on East Putnam Avenue.

It’s free ice cream time!

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Who wants free ice cream? Baskin Robbins stores throughout the New York Metro area (which includes Fairfield County, according to the ice cream giant) are offering free ice cream now through September. Check out the deets they just sent over: CANTON, Mass.  (May 12, 2014) – Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty […] [Read More]
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Where to eat and drink on Cinco de Mayo in SW Conn.

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Looking for somewhere to celebrate with margaritas and tacos after work? We rounded up the most popular Mexican restaurants in the area. Take a look, and pick a spot!   [Read More]
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