The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Pork in the Park back in Stamford

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BBQ enthusiasts can mark their calendars for Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. That’s when the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival at Mill River Park returns to Stamford. The festival schedule includes all-day live music, BBQ contests, and food demos. The food competitions are: People’s choice, best wings, best ribs and nest bacon […] [Read More]
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Whole Foods to pay $800K in price-gouging case

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Whole Foods Markets has agreed to cough up $800,000 after a probe found the grocery chain was gouging its customers in California. Inspectors discovered the natural foods supermarket was overcharging for a host of food items, attorney Mike Feuer said. “We’re taking action to assure consumers get what they pay for,” Feuer said in a […] [Read More]
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Old School Pizzeria: Proof that college kids are spoiled

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OLD SCHOOL PIZZERIA: Lynch Road, Fairfield This blog has followed chef Derek Furino for a while now.  Beginning in 2011 when he assumed control of the kitchen at Behind the Net, the Darien Ice Rink snack bar.  Continuing into 2012 when he also helped open John Dough’s Pizza Bar in Norwalk.  After leaving John Dough’s, Furino […] [Read More]
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Celebrity chef to showcase pizza at napa & co. for charity

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Stamford, CT, June 27, 2014– Napa & Co is thrilled to welcome celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner to showcase her creative genius with pizza, wines most perfect pairing. All wines will be paired with one of Sonoma’s leader in red wines, Valley of the Moon Winery. The family style cocktail event will include all you can […] [Read More]
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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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Downtown Milford Farmers Market returns Saturday

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Milford – The Downtown Milford Farmers Market will return Saturday May 31, as it joins a number of farmers markets opening for the summer season. Now in it’s eighth year the market will be open at 58 River St. on Saturday’s from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October 11. The market will include over […] [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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