The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

WHOLE HOG: BKYLN PIG ROAST 10/10

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Whoa, Nelson! Check this out: The Big Brooklyn Pig Roast, featuring: “…a 200-pound heritage hog, roasted over a pit and served, with Kelly’s help, alongside a variety of salsas, corn two ways, fresh greens, and beans and rice. Cathy has agreed to lend a hand with the apple crisp and Blue Marble is whipping up […] [Read More]
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BITTMAN’S NO-KNEAD BREAD: AN UPDATE

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UPDATE: 10/11/2008 I tried this out. The bread ain’t pretty but it is kind of awesome. I have to do some more research; there is an absurd amount of information about this recipe on the internet, most of it from two years ago…I guess I’m a little behind the times here. I have to say, […] [Read More]
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BACON AND MASHED POTATO PIZZA: AN EPIPHANY

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Chris Preovolos/The Advocate Bacon and mashed potato pizza at Bar in New Haven. 10/6/2008 BAR: 254 CROWN ST., NEW HAVEN “They make a mashed potato pizza?” I asked. It didn’t seem plausible. As I was trying to wrap my brain around this delicious concept I was informed that, yes, Bar in New Haven does, in […] [Read More]
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THIS JUST IN: OLD RASPUTIN AT MONSTER B’S

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I have to say I’m impressed that Monster B’s Bar & Grille has Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout (on tap) from North Coast Brewing in Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, Calif. “A sweet, very yeasty stout with both toasted and fruity overtones. A long finish on the tongue with more residual bitterness than you would expect […] [Read More]
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FOR THE LOVE OF Q

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Chris Preovolos/The Advocate I didn’t have any barbecue sitting around here for a photo so this will have to do. But rest assured, this is the GOOD STUFF. If anybody can tell me where to get this outside of KCMO, I’d be in your debt for life. 9/18/2008 TAKING PLACE THIS WEEKEND: The Blues, Views […] [Read More]
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PAT’S HUBBA HUBBA: THEY’RE BACK

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Chris Preovolos/The Advocate 9/17/2008 PAT’S HUBBAB HUBBA: 820 COVE ROAD, STAMFORD Pat’s Hubba Hubba is back. The popular hamburger stand in the Cove reopened Friday after a fire closed the restaurant in May. With outdoor seating, hamburgers, dogs, fries, shakes, ice-cream–basically all things Summer-Pat’s has a loyal following. It’s mostly lost on me though, as […] [Read More]
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MIC CHECK

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9/13/2008 As a photojournalist at the Advocate, I spend a lot of time outside the office in the towns I cover. It’s sort of a joke around the newsroom that I judge the quality of my assignments based on their proximity to my favorite lunch joints. In fact, I often jockey for jobs that are […] [Read More]
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