The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

How about barbacoa with that Tory Burch?

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Now Greenwich Avenue power shoppers can take five from browsing Mikimoto at Richards to grab another shiny accessory — the signature aluminum-foil-wrapped monster burritos at Chipotle. The fast-food Mexican chain, which serves up 1.5 to 2 pound burritos in an assembly line, high-school cafeteria style, dropped on the Avenue earlier this month. Sure, perhaps it’s a […] [Read More]

It’s NOT 1992 at Garden Catering

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UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to some incorrect information in a press release, it turns out that this special was earlier this month, not this week. However, the $2 donations to the Junior United Way are ongoing. The LBC sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience! This week only, Garden Catering is offering 1992 prices on select “popular items” […] [Read More]

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]

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]

New liquor license, Coolattas in Old Greenwich?

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With Dunkin Donuts about to land in small-business-minded Old Greenwich, Arcadia Café is looking to expand its offerings. The old-school venue, which has an airy, New England feel complete with high ceilings and an arched entrance, recently applied to the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission to switch to a restaurant model, allowing them to serve […] [Read More]