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IN VINO VERITAS (AND FAMILY)

10/09/08 Check out Jeff Morganteen’s story on the Rizzis (and their extended family), who gave us a glimpse of their home wine making operation. Last month the Rizzis won first place for red wines the
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WHOLE HOG: BKYLN PIG ROAST 10/10

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
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BITTMAN’S NO-KNEAD BREAD: AN UPDATE

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
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BACON AND MASHED POTATO PIZZA: AN EPIPHANY

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
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THIS JUST IN: OLD RASPUTIN AT MONSTER B’S

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
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FOR THE LOVE OF Q

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
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PAT’S HUBBA HUBBA: THEY’RE BACK

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
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MIC CHECK

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
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