Reheated: Crumbs Opens & New Canaan Food Scene Expands

Amy Kundrat

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

In Connecticut...

A book signing & reception at Fairfield Cheese Company on Dec. 17 from 5 to 7 pm with Angela Miller, author of HAY FEVER: How Chasing a Dream on a Vermont Farm Changed My Life. Call for info: 203.292.8194.

Crumbs in Greenwich is finally open and will give away 1,000 cupcakes on Sat., Dec. 18 beginning at 8 a.m. Info The Feast.

Breaking food news in New Canaan includes a new fro yo joint, an expansion for Chef Luis and a new Italian market. Info

SoNo Baking Company's John Baricelli shares a grown up recipe for ginger snaps. Recipe via

The Stamford Advocate is reporting there will be a new grocery store opening soon in Stamford's Springdale section on Hope Street. Info Stamford Advocate.

There are lots of NYE bashes, but only Thali will celebrating with an Indian DJ, Bollywood Masala songs, and an Indian grand buffet dinner at $70 pp. RSVP @ Thali.

...and beyond.

The perfect holiday gift for the food-crazed-meat-loving-iphone-carrying person in your life: a bluetooth-enabled meat thermometer. Via Gizmodo.

Last minute holiday guests? Nigella Lawson has you covered with a few simple recipes including peanut butter hummus. Via

The FDA tracks antibiotics in our food for the first time. Via The Atlantic.

Bacon. And beer. Enough said. Via the

The top ten hot chocolates in NYC. Via Serious Eats.

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