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...

Plan your meals around SoNo restaurant week now through October 8. Info

SoNo Chef Shootout at Clarke Showroom on Oct. 7. Via CTbites.

The Westport Food Revolution hosts a Green Halloween costume swap at Whole Foods Market in Westport on Thursday. Oct 7. Info

TAPPO restaurant opens Oct 8 in Stamford on 51 Bank Street as an Italian "urban trattoria" with Chef Massimo Stecchi in the kitchen & owners Aldo & Joseph Criscuolo.

The 5th annual Harvest Tasting fundraiser on Oct. 9 featuring 60 wines at Darien's Equinox Club. Via NicholasRoberts.

Author Coleman Andrews will be speaking in CT Oct 8 @ RJ Julia in Madison, Oct. 14 @ New Canaan Library & Oct 28 @ Old Greenwich Library.

The Pinkberry countdown begins. Opening party on Oct 14 & formal opening on Oct 15. Info

....and beyond.

"The U.S. is in the minority among industrialized nations to allow the use of artificial growth hormones to stimulate milk production in dairy herds," noted Consumers Union in a statement. "The practice is prohibited in Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and in the 27 countries of the European Union." Via

Chefs name top food trends of 2010 including on-site gardens, locally sourced foods, and healthier kids meals. Via

Agri-porn video tour of the barn at Stone Barns farm, the 80-acre educational center and restaurant just over the border in Pocantico Hills. Via Good.

Will there be a bacon backlash? Has offal jumped the shark? Via

A new sustainable food employment agency by the name of Via NYTimes.

[Cow image c/o Gluttonize]