Reheated: An Epic Week for Taco Lovers

Amy Kundrat

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

In Connecticut...

El Charrito, the beloved taco truck located in Stamford's east side, has opened a take-out space in Greenwich.

And not to be left out, Casa Villa, that other beacon of tacos and Mexican fare has opened a second location at 886 East Main Street in Stamford.

As reported last week, bartaco is open in Port Chester, and soon to open in Stamford with tacos and fare inspired by Mexican street food.

Going, going ... The Sun Winefest 2011 is being held on January 29. A great day trip for sampling wine & food from the region. Info via

All you can eat pancakes at participating IHOP's until February 27 (Stamford location may be the closest). What New Year's Resolutions? Via A La Carte Dining Blog.

A perfect tower of tuna tartare at Bernard's in Ridgefield. Via The Feast/Connecticut.

Darien's Four Brothers Pizza on Old Kings Hwy has closed its doors.

Connecticut Magazine released their reader poll of top dining spots. How do you think these measure up?  

...and beyond.

Food tycoon Donald J. Tyson dead at 80. Story via The New York Times.

When food and tech collide. At CES this past week, we were introduced to the Wifi Fridge. Ridiculous. Via Eatocracy.

Cupcake chain Crumbs is going public. Are we in the midst of a cupcake bubble? Via

Last week the buzz was all about the new wordless Starbucks logo. What do you think? 

The Banana crop is threatened by a soil-borne fungus that is affecting the majority of the export market. Story via The New Yorker.

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