The Lunch Break Chronicles

with Chris Preovolos
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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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Cooking Channel comes to Connecticut

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Cooking Channel’s G. Garvin will feature three Connecticut restaurants Wednesday night as his road trip show heads to the nutmeg state. Road Trip with G. Garvin will first feature The Corner, a breakfast spot in Milford known for its southern flavors and stuffed french toast. You can check out the menu HERE. Mama’s Boy Southern Table […] [Read More]
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Keep on truckin’

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Veterans Park will host a lineup of local food trucks this summer as part of the Downtown Special Services District’s Truck in the Park event. The trucks will park in the back of the plaza on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be music and tables with umbrellas […] [Read More]
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Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins and Bella Nonna Restaurant on East Putnam Avenue.

It’s free ice cream time!

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Who wants free ice cream? Baskin Robbins stores throughout the New York Metro area (which includes Fairfield County, according to the ice cream giant) are offering free ice cream now through September. Check out the deets they just sent over: CANTON, Mass.  (May 12, 2014) – Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty […] [Read More]
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Tell us: What should CT’s state snack be?

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While Connecticut legislators put the finishing touches on this year’s budget and began to wrap up the 2014 legislative session, the New York State Senate was mired deep in debate over a bill that would proclaim yogurt as the official State Snack of the Empire State. Jon Stewart and the cast of The Daily Show […] [Read More]

The best burger spots in Southwestern Connecticut

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May is national burger month, and to celebrate we rounded up some of the best burger spots in the area. Using a combination of reader suggestions, restaurant reviews and local food awards, we narrowed it down to 28 places. We asked you to tell us where you go when you get a burger craving, and […] [Read More]
Categories: burgers, food
A sign for Yuengling beer glows in a darkened bar. (Photo: Contributed / Flickr user MrSeb)

Yuengling coming back to Conn. What other beers are we missing?

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According to the CT Beer Wholesalers Association, Pennsylvania’s Yuengling beer — brewed in what its producers claim is the United States’ oldest brewery — is returning to the Connecticut market after many years of not being available in the Nutmeg State.  The Connecticut Beer Wholesalers Association is delighted to welcome the return of D.G. Yuengling […] [Read More]
Categories: Beer, drink, news

Where to eat and drink on Cinco de Mayo in SW Conn.

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Looking for somewhere to celebrate with margaritas and tacos after work? We rounded up the most popular Mexican restaurants in the area. Take a look, and pick a spot!   [Read More]
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