Reheated: This Week's Top Food News in CT & Beyond

Amy Kundrat

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

In Connecticut...

Thanks to Chris @ Blogs.ctnow and Leanne @ Dining A La Carte for covering the McRib's return so we don't have to.

Author Coleman Andrews will be speaking in CT Oct 14 @ New Canaan Library & Oct 28 @ Old Greenwich Library.

The Pinkberry Opening Party is Oct 14. Info CTbites.

Plan ahead for the Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival is Oct 16 in Darien featuring Burger, Shakes and Fries, Heights Pizza and Upper Crust Bagels.

A bake sale fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society CT Chapter on behalf of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Oct 20 at 535 Connecticut Ave in Norwalk.

You'll have to look to Stamford for the nearest Cosi, the Darien Cosi location on the Post Road is now closed. Via Cosi.

Searching for the best pizza in CT, did your favorite make the cut. Via CTnow.

....and beyond.

Chef Michel Nischan's Wholesome Wave is partnering with New Orleans-based non-profit organization MarketUmbrella to offer food buying support, via a new program called MarinersMatch, to Gulf fishing families affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Via Eatocracy.

Understanding the Food Group Pyramid and how to use this 30+ year old guide to healthy eating. Via Lifehacker.

British retailer Marks & Spencer is selling wine in a plastic cup at its Hong Kong shop, actually making wine in a box look upscale in comparison. Via WSJ.

Is barramundi the answer to the over-farmed salmon? Via TheAtlantic.

Rapid infusion, centrifuges and rotary evaporatorshigh tech bartender techniques for amateurs. Via TheAtlantic.

Have you ever had a memorable uninvited dining companion? This story of a four star roach has me recalling several uninvited dinner guests. Via NYTimes.