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Mario Batali Gives Up All His Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Mr. Batali “will no longer profit from the restaurants in any way, shape or form,” said Tanya Bastianich Manuali, who will head day-to-day operations at a new company, as yet unnamed, created to re...

Vinegar, online sources

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by zackly 6 months ago

Any good, reasonably priced online source for vinegars? I'm specifically looking for Champagne vinegar but I keep Sherry, Red Wine, Balsamic, Rice vinegars on hand too. I don't want to pay Willia...

Crab roe in southwestern CT?

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by rubylewct 2 months ago

Trying to find a store selling crab roe to make crab butter. Anywhere from fairfield county up to northwestern CT to New Haven. Thanks in advance.

Gilbertie's Petite Edibles ORGANIC Mediterranean Blend, etc

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by teadrinker14_ 2 months ago

Do Gilbertie's soil grown Petite Edibles ORGANIC need to be washed? They come in a plastic, 2-oz container, and have at least three different varieties of Certified Organic Ingredients. The produ...

Help me find these mints!!!

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by rizzo0904 11 years ago

My neighbor and I both grew up in New England....Mass for me and NH for her. We remember these mints that came in pastel colors and had a pretty flower in the center. I'm not sure if they were a ...

Mohegan Sun Wine & Food Fest, Jan. 24-27...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in Uncasville, CT. will be hosting its annual Sun Wine & Food Fest: Jan. 24th thru 27th. There will be lots of craft food, wine, restaurant and celebrity chef participat...

Peter Chang - Stamford, CT

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by MisterBill2 3 months ago

Has anyone here tried Peter Chang in Stamford yet? Reviews seem to be mostly good, reasonable prices and portions said to be fairly large. Looking for a place for Saturday night dinner and we might...

Rio Bravo coming to Crestwood...

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by gutreactions 11 months ago

From the same group that brought us Tempura Tacos, Calamari Tacos and Milanesa Chicken Tacos all served in a lively, colorful atmosphere comes Rio Bravo, Tuckahoe/Crestwood. They are busy renovatin...

Where's the best Greek pizza in CT?

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by ratbuddy 9 years ago

I'm not talking about some stupid pie with spinach, feta, and olives. I mean pan-baked, square-cut pizza. I loved Pizza West in West Hartford, but they're gone. I've tried Apollo in Simsbury, Elmwo...

BurgersIM about to invade tri-state area...

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

It's a franchise chain called BurgersIM out of Encino, CA. and Dallas, Texas. They are about to open franchises locally in Mamaroneck at 1137 W. Boston Post Road, the spot that formerly housed Gus...

ISO Pork Shanks for Osso Bucco?

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by zackly 5 months ago

My local supermarket, Shoprite , here in Norwalk, CT had pork shanks on sale this summer. Now, commodity pork shanks should be very inexpensive, say about $1.99 lb. but I can't find them in any loc...

Why do people wait on line outside Frank Pepe when The Spot has no line and empty tables?

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by stuartlafonda 5 months ago

I pulled up yesterday at about 6 and found about 15 people outside waiting to get in. I pulled into the lot and dropped my family. By the time I parked in the space opening up as I dropped them, th...

Craving Greek Pizza

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by zackly 7 months ago

All of a sudden I'm craving Greek pizza. Here in CT, Greek pizza is cooked in an oiled pan, not too thin crust and the cheese is a blend of mozzarella and white cheddar. Is this style pizza availab...

Gems of the CT shore (New Haven to RI), up routes 9 & 11?

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by Olive123 1 year ago

We relocated to East Lyme a little less than a year ago and have done only minor food exploring so far. The best pick we have come across is easily Bufalina in Guilford, though we have had some qui...

Oktoberfest: Where and what to enjoy?

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by gutreactions 6 months 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...

Greater Westchester outdoor farmers markets: 2018 season...

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by gutreactions 11 months ago

Always excited when farmers markets begin spreading their larder from town to town. I noticed busy receptions to the Wednesday market in White Plains. The same for the Larchmont market. Have you st...

Natural Casing Hot Dog Brands in NYC Area?

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by zackly 6 months ago

I'm looking for an all-beef natural casing hot dog available in the NYC CT or Westchester suburbs. I know the usual suspects like Nathan's and Sabretts but I'm wondering if there are some other bra...

Regional Southwestern at Boxcar Cantina, Greenwich...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

There's not a whole lot of Southwestern cooking going on in the Westchester/Fairfield area. When we want our fix we head over to bustling Boxcar Cantina on Old Field Point Road, Greenwich/Byram. So...

Asian market east of Hartford?

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by CA319 6 months ago

I recently moved to Glastonbury from Boston and I'm looking for an asian market where can I stock up on cooking staples but also get the occasional bunch of thai or holy basil. I've been to A Dong ...

Old Lyme Inn, CT: Any experiences to share?

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

We've been sitting on a gift certificate to Old Lyme Inn in Old Lyme, CT. We are planning to stay over and take in some local delights, dining and jazz this fall. Have any chowhounds been there? Ho...