Posts Categorized: Food

Kevin Eats It, Ep. 8: Black Rock Tavern’s 50 oz Steak

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by Crowhorn Productions “Hungry Hungry” is back with an increased level of class and an even more elevated level of hunger. In this installment a 50 oz steak is presented to Kevin for consumption. Black Rock Tavern in Thomaston, Connecticut brought this challenge out of… Read more »

Bethel Family Marks 6th Year of Maple Syruping

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by Kristin Hankinsphotos by Alicia Craybas and Kristin Hankins CONNECTICUT is one of the states lucky enough to have the gift of sugar maples growing on its supple land.  Alicia and Doug Craybus of Bethel, Connecticut, along with their sons Zack, 16, and Jack, 14,… Read more »

Brigadoon Cafe’s Food for Thought

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words and photos by Amanda Bloom ATTENTION FOODIES: there is a gourmet haven tucked away in downtown Danbury. The Brigadoon Cafe, located at 14 Ives Street, is “the place to go for thoughtful omnivores”. Brigadoon Cafe, located at the former location of the Alley Way… Read more »

Kevin Eats It, Ep. 7: Cereal and Milk Challenge

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by Crowhorn Productions “Hungry Hungry” Kevin Silber is challenged by a wide-eyed rookie, “Gordon”, to compete in a cereal eating challenge. The contestants must finish three boxes of cereal and 1 gallon of milk within two hours. An impressive record is set as they two… Read more »

The Butcher is Back

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by Vanessa Davidfrom The Headbanging Hostess Look at that little bundle of joy. Go ahead, just look at it. I won’t judge you. OMG. Yesterday I had my first Saugatuck Craft Butchery experience. I was looking forward to it since I’d first read the article… Read more »

Connecticut Beers: Get Haggard With The Sea Hag

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  A MUCH ANTICIPATED REVIEW that I’ve been chatting my friends up about, I finally got to New England Brewery’s Sea Hag. I first expirenced her in New Haven’s Owl Shop, located on College Street. The brewery, based in Woodbridge Connecticut, is currently offering the… Read more »

Thanksgiving Leftovers, Part 1

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by Matthew Novakfrom Man Eats with Mustache I’ve seen a lot of chatter on Twitter this week from people who don’t know what they’re going to do with their leftovers. There is one simple answer: EAT THEM. I love Thanksgiving, but by plate 10 or… Read more »

Turkey | Cranberries | Friends

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by Matthew Novakfrom Man Eats with Mustache THERE’S SOMETHING PRETTY AMAZING that happens when people come together to cook food.  As an American with little cultural ties to my Old World heritage, just about the only time that I combine other people and cooking is… Read more »

Freaks & Foodies: Fall Feasting

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by Chris the Food Guy It looks like fall is finally here – football season is in full swing, the apples and pumpkins are ready, and we’ve already encountered an early snowstorm. This month, I will give a few treats to help keep you warm… Read more »

The Future of Food

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October 24 is the first annual National Food Day in which sustainable food and healthful eating awareness events will take place throughout the country. One highly contested aspect of the American food system is genetically modified (GMO) foods, a complex issue in terms of both… Read more »

Kevin Eats It, Ep. 6: Bang Bang Pizza Challenge

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by Crowhorn Productions Last year, the Kevin Eats it crew went to Norwalk, Connecticut’s Bang Bang Pizza so Kevin could attempt a challenge of eating a 24 inch pizza in half an hour and without a drink. To put some perspective on just how large… Read more »

Farm To Maplewood

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by Alicia Ghiofrom Local Food Rocks When friend Chef Michael Bick of Something’s Fishy Catering invited the hubby and I to a cocktail party he was catering at Maplewood at Newtown, I figured sure, why not? by Alicia Ghiofrom Local Food Rocks     When… Read more »