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New Haven Pizza Sauce?

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by zackly 5 days ago

Does anyone know what the Big 3 (Pepe's Sally's & Modern) use in their sauce? Is it simply hand crushed San Marzano tomatoes and some dried herbs or are there other ingredients? Cooked or raw? Anyo...

Tasty surprises at Barnwood Grill, Yorktown Heights...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

While driving thru the lovely byways of northern Westchester, we cruised around the Amawalk Reservoir into the little hamlet known as Granite Springs, actually part of Yorktown Heights. There was a...

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In Praise of Bertucci's

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by zackly 1 year 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...

Ace Endico Marketplace does home delivery...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Ace Endico, based in Brewster, is a major wholesale food distributor in greater Westchester. Their retail arm, Ace Endico Marketplace, offers a wide variety of food items. The public can visit the ...

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...

Getting our herb garden started: West/Conn 2018...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

We're ready! Our patio was renovated this past winter and we are anxious to get it growing again. We were able to save our chives and oregano which are coming back nicely in their original pots. We...

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

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by gutreactions 8 months 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...

McDonald's Enters Chicken Sandwich Wars!

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by zackly 8 months 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 ...

Jollibee franchise?

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by zackly 8 months 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 12 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 2 years 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 18 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 9 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 10 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...

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

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by gutreactions 1 year 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...