Reheated: This Week's Top Food News [weekend edition]

Amy Kundrat

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

In Connecticut...

Shake Shack will open in Westport in 2011! Info

The Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival on Oct 16 in Darien will feature Burger, Shakes and Fries, Heights Pizza and Upper Crust Bagels.

This weekend in Greenwich, Buick Food & Wine and Travel + Leisure invites CTbites readers to the event, featuring Chef Marcus Samuelsson. Register here with Registration Code: NY1BUICK

Let the battle of FroYo begin. Tasti D-lite opens Oct 20 in Fairfield

A bake sale fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Awareness month, Oct 20 at 535 Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk CT. 

The 3rd Annual Stamford Charity Chili Cook-off will be held on Sat, October 23 to benefit the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Info

Don't miss our next CTbites lunch @ Sugar & Olives in Norwalk Oct 26. Info CTbites.

Target in Stamford's grocery department brings downtown a few more grocery options. Info

An Indoor Farmer's market opens this winter in Weston @ Norfield Grange. Info

...and beyond.

We've got Noma on the brain. Listen to this interview with Chef Rene Redzepi, 32 of Noma on foraging, Ikea and his recent cookbook. Via NPR.

Starbucks tells its harried baristas to "slow down" to improve quality, testing the patience of the under-caffeinated. Can't wait to see how this ends.

Walmart plans to source more local produce. Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

Jean-Georges Vongerichten will be featured on Sundance Channel's iconoclasts series this weekend.

Food celebrity Halloween costumes for the Food Network obsessive in all of us. Via

Top ten most influential food trucks. Via