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McDonald's Enters Chicken Sandwich Wars!

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by zackly 7 days ago

More great news! As if the Covid vaccine wasn't enough, look who's getting into the chicken sandwich wars, Mickey D's. I'm not impressed with Popeye's or Wendy's offerings and the waiting lines at ...

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What's your plan for St. Patrick's Day, March 17th...

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by gutreactions 2 days ago

The leprechauns are coming! Cities, villages & towns all over the metro New York area are dressing up in shamrocks, ready to celebrate the food and culture of the Emerald Isle. Will you cook up a t...

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Jollibee franchise?

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by zackly 10 days ago

A friend with a Filipina girlfriend is interested in opening a Jollibee franchise in CT near one of the larger cities. Any thoughts? Thanks!https://jollibeeusa.com/

Orange clam

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by tiderunner00 1 year ago

Hi everyone, I have been seeing what they call “orange clam” at sushi restaurants. I often make sushi at home and am interested in learning more about this “new” clam, but “orange clam” on the web...

Potato Cones in Greenwich, CT?

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by zackly 4 months ago

Wildly popular fast food item described as deep fried mashed potatoes sold at two competing local fast food restaurant chains, Garden Catering and Chicken Joe's both originally from Greenwich. Anyo...

La Cremaillere 2, Banksville, set to reopen...

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by gutreactions 28 days ago

This renowned long-running French restaurant had closed last year due to legal problems. The Examiner News is reporting that the property owner has purchased the assets and is leasing it back to fo...

Hunts Point Market workers strike may cause shortages...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

Union workers at the Hunts Point Market in the Bronx have gone on strike over a wage dispute. It may disrupt food and produce distribution to tri-state area markets, stores, and restaurants if it i...

Hartford grinder shops are almost gone...

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by Ketteract 1 year ago

First, Maple Giant Grinder closed its doors... then the family behind Corner Grinder sold it and quality nosedived. Now, the address for Franklin Giant Grinder is listed as for sale. They’re ...

D-TRAIN'S Hot Pepper Sauce

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by Mike 17 years ago

I recently had a habanero based hot sauce at a restaurant in Connecticut that was superb, D-TRAIN'S Hot Pepper Sauce. It was hot with a sweet bite. I can not seem to locate it online and wanted t...

Ships Restaurant Westport, CT (back in the day)....

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by tjd241 10 years ago

Dating myself here (granted), but does anyone remember the restaurant in Westport Center ( CT )... Called Ships?? I'm talkin during the 80's, it was there on the Post Rd right smack in the center o...

Hard rolls in Wallingford, Ct area

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by Scargoe 8 years ago

Looking back at least 15 years or so, there was a bakery in Wallingford, Ct named the New York Bakery which made their own hard rolls, with or without seeds, which were the best I have ever had. T...

Anyone dined in an 'igloo' yet?

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Due to Covid protocols, restaurants have been trying all sorts of outdoor enclosures for safe dining. Igloos, tents, little greenhouses. Thinking of doing an igloo meal locally. What to look for? W...

Fairway Markets sold...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...

Take-Out & Delivery services right now in metro N.Y...

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by gutreactions 12 months ago

During the coronavirus crisis, the restaurant business has now been whittled down to take-out & delivery within prescribed hours in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. While some establishments off...

Fast Food Breakfast Sandwiches

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by zackly 5 months ago

Where I live in CT (suburban NYC) there are delis on every corner as well as bagel shops, donut shops etc. that all offer breakfast sandwiches. Bacon/sausage/ham, egg and cheese on a hard roll (Kai...

Signs of restaurants reopening in Fairfield County, CT...

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by gutreactions 10 months ago

We crossed the Westchester line into Greenwich, CT. yesterday afternoon to observe the partial reopening of restaurants in Fairfield County. Outdoor seating is now allowed, with restrictions. Drove...

In Praise of Bertucci's

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by zackly 5 months ago

I like Bertucci's. Even living in an area (suburban NYC) with a lot of good white tablecloth Italian restaurants Bertucci's does a good job. The food is good especially if you order selectively. Th...

Oktoberfest: Where and what to enjoy?

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

The fall is here, and along with it comes Oktoberfest! I enjoy indulging in some of the traditional hearty fare. What are your favorite spots for Oktoberfest food and beer? If you cook at home, whe...

Fried Clams SW Connecticut?

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by zackly 6 months ago

Once upon a time you could get great deep fried whole belly clams (or steamers) everywhere around here. Now, because they are so expensive restaurants don't serve fried clams and what they serve as...

Substandard Fried Belly Clams

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by zackly 6 months ago

Yesterday, I had fried whole belly clams at a well reviewed restaurant in CT. They weren't great, soggy and very chewy. Are their different types of whole bellies in the marketplace? I one time hea...