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...

Tasti D-lite opens Oct 20 in Fairfield at 1201 Kings Highway in Staples Plaza [p.s. CTbites readers get a FREE topping during the month of October]. Info CTbites.

Attention NYC transplants living in Stamford: Fairway will open on November 3 at 699 Canal St! Opening celebration begins @ 10 am. 

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

Stew Leonards will be hosting SIP & TWIT on Friday, Oct. 22, a wine tasting combining traditional tastings with social media at 3 Stew Leonard’s Wines locations beginning Friday, Oct 22. Info

Buy tickets now for a chef event featuring Barcelona's Christian Petroni, Match's Matt Storch, Manolo's Pedro Garzon, Capital Grille's Matthew Schmalle and Robin Selden of Marcia Selden Catering with Padma Lakshmi as a special guest judge on Oct. 28. Part tasting, fundraiser and trunk sale of Lakshmi's jewelry collection hosted by Cottages & Gardens. RSVP 203.227.1400.

....and beyond.

You might be a foodie if..."Your toddler asks if her Goldfish crackers are farm-raised or wild-caught." Via

Love McDonalds so much you'd even get married there? If you live in Hong Kong, it could be you. Via

Rising cost of KimChi alarms Koreans (this photo is computer wallpaper-worthy). Via

Foraging for dinner in Oregon, Castagna chef Matt Lightner "is in the forest as many as three times a week." I sense a Noma-inspired trend here. Via NYTimes T Magazine.

A new food-centric website has launched:

Are these the 20 worst foods in America? Via

I'll have a venti half-caff one pump latte pilsner. Starbucks has its eye on beer & wine. Via