Reheated: CT Food News & Events [weekend edition]

Amy Kundrat

Reheated is a twice-weekly round-up of bite-sized food news in Connecticut and beyond. 

In Connecticut...

Families & sweet tooths unite at Visions of Gingerbread: The Sweetest Architects opening this weekend at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Info StamfordMuseum.org.

So much food and wine, so little time. This weekend marks the Foxwoods Food & Wine Festival. Info Foxwoods.com.

The Cake Boss appears in CT this Sunday at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. Info Shubert.com.

Caffeine & Carburetors (a gear-head caffeine fueled gathering of beautiful cars @ Zumbach's Coffee) will make a pit-stop in Ridgefield @ Bernard's this weekend featuring a bonfire and Bernard's own smoked salmon. Info CaffeineandCarburetors.com.

Just over the border ... Tarry Market is now open in Port Chester! Info SmallBites.com.

New Haven Restaurant Week begins on Sunday, November 7. Info NewHaven.com.

Fat Cat Pie Co. will host ‘A Toast to Love’ fundraiser for Cancercare for Kids on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Info Cancercare.org.

And closer to our neck of the woods, plan ahead for Darien Restaurant Week beginning on Sunday, November 28. Info Patch.com.


...and beyond.

Chipotle will open an Asian "fast casual" concept restaurant. Via RestaurantNews.com

How "convenience" foods are changing the way we eat? Via FoodBev.com.

The Slurpee. Should this be the drink that unites our political parties? Via USAToday.com.

An interview with Sara Moulton who discusses "being unemployed, early hip-hop, and women in the kitchen." Via Eater.com.

A few good apps. Check out Food Networks' newest apps including "In the Kitchen" with 45,000 recipes.Via Foodnetwork.com.

Celebrity's best-selling products. Including Momofuku's "crack pie." (We had to work another Milk Bar mention in there somewhere). Via YumSugar.com

Have a hankering for pastrami but don't feel like leaving the house? Recreate a deli in your kitchen. Via GuardianFood.UK.

This may be the "Most Annoying Drinks You Can Order at Starbucks" Can you do better? Gawker.com.