Posts Categorized: Food

The Best of Homebrews

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by Nick Doniger SUNDAYS CAN BE PRETTY DRY IN CONNECTICUT. If you forgot to make your Saturday beer run, you might be out of luck, due to the state’s antiquated “Blue Laws”.  Your best bet is to go to your favorite pub.  Or become a… Read more »

BREWERY SPOTLIGHT: Cavalry Brewing Co., Oxford, Conn.

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by Nick Donigerfrom Sizzle Grove …WE LIKE ALL KINDS OF BEER at Sizzle Grove, and Oxford, Connecticut-based Cavalry Brewery’s contributions are included.  While we enjoyed trying the coffee-flavored Big Wally Porter, the pale, earthy Hatch Plug Ale, and the crisp golden Dog Soldier Ale, what… Read more »

My Kids Are Smarter Than I Am

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Words and photos by Lee Elkinsfrom Foodie Plus 4 BECAUSE THE LITTLE FOODIES were cooking dinner once a week this summer, W got in the habit of making “ours derves” or “apperderves”, depending on his mood. These tasty tidbits were presented on various plates and… Read more »

Traveling Lovebirds Bring Sweet Relief to Festivals

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by Samantha Tata OPERATING OUT OF A 10′ BY 20′ JUNGLE GREEN FOOD-GRADE TENT adorned with flags and “all the fixin’s on the top,” husband-wife business partners Dave and Dani Rosenthal and their small but loyal crew have faithfully served Renaissance fairs and music festivals… Read more »

Who Says Northerners Can’t Barbecue?

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BBQ IN REVIEW: The One-Eyed Pig by Nick Doniger from Sizzle Grove Who says Northerners can’t barbecue? That’s slowly becoming our mantra here at Sizzle Grove, as we develop our own Connecticut barbecue recipes and visit awesome establishments in the Connecticut and New York areas…. Read more »

Food Stamps Double in Value at Danbury Farmers’ Market

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From the Fairfield Green Food Guide The Greater Danbury Farmers’ Market Community Collaborative (DFMCC) has announced a major initiative to promote health and nutrition while expanding opportunities for families with limited resources to obtain local fresh foods. The collaborative kicked off on July 9, the… Read more »

Pizza with a Purpose

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Nico’s Pizza and Pasta on Main Street in Danbury, Connecticut is well-known for its perfect pies. This little restaurant has won numerous local awards for “Best Pizza”, and the delicious aromas emanating from their ovens has drawn in Main Street passers-by many a time. But… Read more »

My Place Serves the Best of Pizza and Beer

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For Mark Tambascio, a typical day at My Place Pizza involves exchanging hugs, swapping stories and engaging his customers in a conversation. Oh, and he runs his beer bar too. Initially opened by Mark’s mother, Louise Tambascio, in 1979, My Place Pizza in Newtown, Connecticut… Read more »

Warm Tuna Cakes…

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…served on an arugula-artichoke salad, with a light lime vinaigrette. You know why this is a good idea? Because it’s summer, and out here in New England, when you’ve had it with the weather and don’t really feel like cooking but still want a sustainable… Read more »

On the Go Eating: More Trouble Than It’s Worth

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I’ve just finished my first weekend workshop for the Nutritional Therapy Association program. I am exhausted from taking in information, body work, learning functional evaluation points and so on. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Amidst the intense and amazing nature of our collective education, we… Read more »

Nourish: For the Love of Food

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This is a column about food. Eating food. Drinking food. Loving food and hating food. Food that makes us vibrant and food which makes us sick. Food is my life, and that’s really what this column is going to be about. My name is Maggie… Read more »

Nourish: For the Love of Food

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by Maggie Lyon This is a column about food. Eating food. Drinking food. Loving food and hating food. Food that makes us vibrant and food which makes us sick. Food is my life, and that’s really what this column is going to be about. My… Read more »

Daily Fare Caters to Commuters

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There is a place for commuters to turn for a homemade bite to eat, both before the stress of the day begins and upon arriving home from a long day’s work. Daily Fare, a relatively new café that serves what proprietors Robin Grubard and Karen Isaac… Read more »

Don’t Hold the Onions

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It’s not easy being in the genus Allium. While some members of this lily-affiliated vegetable and herb family—which includes onions, garlic, shallots, scallions, leeks and chives—are relatively well-regarded, onions literally bring people to tears, and garlic is best known in popular culture as a vampire deterrent. Making… Read more »

The Importance of Good Food

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by Maggie Lyon I’m out of work, which for all intents and purposes isn’t that great, but it does afford me the time to read through the entirety of newspapers, magazines and the like. Pair this with the virtually unlimited number of documentaries available on… Read more »

Tasting South Africa

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If you’re in the mood for chicken curry to clear (and cure!) the sinuses or a beef stew that begs to fall apart under the touch of a spoon, then you have to head over to A Taste of South Africa. A Taste of South Africa… Read more »