THE LBC ENDORSES: DON JULIO AÑEJO

ABOVE: Don Julio añejo tequila, available locally [$50-ish for 750ml.] 5/5/2009 I can recall, with a great degree of clarity, being chastised during my Public Speaking for Mexican Americans class in
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WORTH A LISTEN: NPR’S BUDGET MENU SERIES

5/3/2009 In light of the current economic…ah…malaise, NPR’s Food podcast has been running a feature where chefs present recipes for under $10. I suppose this isn’t really a revolutionary idea, but
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IRON CHEF NORWALK: BOBBY FLAY AT STEW’S

[handout photo] 4/29/2009 Bobby Flay won’t be in town until next Tuesday for a book event at Stew Leonard’s but today he talks burgers with writer Camilla Herrera in the food section. Flay might
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SAVEUR TO CONNECTICUT: GO MAKE AH-BEETS

4/29/2009 Seeing my adopted home state reduced to an index of pizzas, burgers and deep-fried hot dogs is obviously fine by me. Connecticut is featured on Saveur magazine’s monthly “State Plates” page,
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GIVE ME A SIXER OF LIBERTY ALE OR GIVE ME DEATH

ABOVE: A hastily poured, warmish Anderson Valley ESB. I’ll try to do better next time. 4/26/2009 Considering that Connecticut’s blue laws have roots in colonial times, I doubt Patrick Henry would have
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MEXICAN STANDOFF: A NORWALK TACO THROWDOWN

ABOVE: Tacos at Los Portales Mexican Grocery in Norwalk. 4/16/2009 In my endless search for quality tacos and taco-related foods, I decided it was finally time for a side-by-side comparison of the
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CHANGES ON SUMMER

4/14/2009 Local Stamford bloggers, Stamford Talk and Streets of Stamford are kicking my butt…but what’s new? I must admit, I pretty much never walk down lower Summer St. when I’m heading downtown,
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FIVE NAPKIN BURGER AND MORE PROOF I’M NOT CATHOLIC

ABOVE: Five Napkin Burger’s classic burger. FIVE NAPKIN BURGER: 45TH ST. AND 9TH AVE., NEW YORK 4/10/2009 In town for the New York International Show, where I decided my next car should be a 2010
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