The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos
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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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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Brews & BBQ in Danbury

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Celebrate spring with the Brews & BBQ Festival in Danbury on May 17. Enjoy music, food and drinks from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Ives Concert Park. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. Click here to buy. Want to go for free? You can win a pair of tickets by telling […] [Read More]
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Send us your Derby Day selfies!

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Saturday is Derby Day, the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby. It’s basically an excuse to wear fancy clothes, big hats, and drink mint juleps, whether or not you know anything about the Kentucky Derby, the Triple Crown, or horse racing of any sort. Regardless of where you’re celebrating—there are a bunch of Derby Day […] [Read More]
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Food trucks galore in Connecticut

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OmNomCT has announced that Chef Michael Young, the man responsible for the Bodega Taco Bar food truck, is now getting a Valencia Luncheria food truck up and running. According to OmNomCT, the food truck “will be offering arepas, burritos, salads, and a few other options. As they go out and make food, they’ll tweak and […] [Read More]
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