The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos

Mother’s day 2015 in the Danbury area

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Can’t decide where to take mom out this Mother’s Day? Plenty of Danbury-area restaurants are serving special Mother’s Day menus and Sunday brunch. Click through the slideshow to check out what some restaurants are offering and pick the best spot for your mom. If none of these speak to you, click here for Mother’s Day […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Celebrate Derby Day in southwestern Connecticut

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Put your hat on and order a mint julep on Saturday. Derby Day is here! We’re far from the tracks in Kentucky, but you can still get into the spirit here in southwestern Connecticut. Here are a few ways to celebrate Derby Day at local restaurants and bars. Now learn how to make a Mint […] [Read More]
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Celebrate National Pie Championship Day

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The 2015 American Pie Council’s National Pie Championships are this Saturday, April 11, in Orlando, Florida. But if you can’t make it all the way to Florida, click through the slideshow below to see where you can get some award-worthy pies right here in southwestern Connecticut. According to the APC,  “amateur pie makers, professional bakers/chefs […] [Read More]
Categories: desserts

Darien Taste of the Town 2015

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Darien’s annual food event, Taste of the Town, is back this week. The event runs from Thursday, February 19 to Thursday, February 26. Head to Darien all week for deals lunch lunch specials at $12.15 or $20.15 and dinner specials at $18.15 or $30.15. Click though the slideshow above to see some of the local […] [Read More]
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Celebrate National Pizza Day

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If you’re feeling down about all this snow, here’s something to cheer you up–it’s National Pizza Day (according to some anyway). Here are some of our favorite spots to try out today if you can make it out of your driveway (or if the delivery guy can). Vote for the best southwestern Connecticut pizza place, […] [Read More]
Categories: General, pizza

Colony Grill offering free pizza on Veterans Day to vets, active duty members

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From a press release: Fairfield: Colony Grill is once again offering free pizza on Veterans Day to any active, inactive, or retired United States Armed Services member. The offer is valid at all Colony Grill locations from 11:30 a.m until closing on Tuesday, November 11. Colony Grill has locations at 1520 Post Road in Fairfield, […] [Read More]
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Martha Stewart coming to Norwalk

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Martha Stewart is taking a break from making headlines about her reported feud with Gwyneth Paltrow to come visit Fairfield County. On Saturday, October 25, the domestic queen and former Westport resident will be signing copies of her new book at Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk. One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, […] [Read More]

It’s National Coffee Day! Grab your free coffee here

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Today’s made-up holiday is National Coffee Day. To celebrate, these major coffee chains are offering discounted or free java: Dunkin Donuts:  Try something new – and free – at Dunkin Donuts today: Happy #NationalCoffeeDay! Celebrate with a FREE medium New Hot Dark Roast coffee! pic.twitter.com/2zrCu4uVN3 — Dunkin’ Donuts (@DunkinDonuts) September 29, 2014 McDonald’s:  McDonald’s got a head […] [Read More]
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