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]

SUMMER OF SALSA: TOMATILLO, CILANTRO AND AVOCADO SALSA

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We’re back in the final week of our Summer of Salsa escapade. In case you need to be filled in, Chris and I have been making a salsa every week to celebrate the glory days of summer, using the book Nueva Salsa, by Rafael Palomino and Arlen Gargagliano, as our guide. In week 8, we […] [Read More]

SPEAKING OF COFFEE: POUR-OVER DRIP BREWING

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8/31/2009 I don’t drink a lot of “regular” coffee, being an espresso guy mostly, but when I do I’ve been making it using a filtercone and a drip brewer. This is essentially the cheapest, most low-tech way you can possibly make a cup of coffee, yet yields very good results. The problem with most home […] [Read More]
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SUMMER OF SALSA: BLUEBERRY, PAPAYA, AND TOASTED ALMOND SALSA

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Alright, alright. This dessert “salsa” — served atop dulce de leche ice cream — proves our summer of salsa experiment, now in week 7, has veered steadily off the traditional salsa path. But what can we say, Rafael Palomino and Arlen Gargagliano, the authors of our trusty guide, Nueva Salsa, certainly know how to stretch […] [Read More]

SUMMER OF SALSA: LIMA BEAN, KALAMATA OLIVE AND ROASTED GARLIC SALSA

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We’re back! After a brief hiatus due to overwork, Summer of Salsa is back for week six. In case you haven’t been following, CP and I are celebrating summer by making a salsa every week. We are following recipes selected from the book Nueva Salsa by Rafael Palomino and Arlen Gargagliano. This time we made […] [Read More]