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Pearl East Reopens at 323 Hope Street in Stamford

6 Aug
(From left) Ivy Bacher and Chef Ye will host the Grand Reopening of Pearl East on Thursday, August 13 at 5:30, 323 Hope Street, Stamford. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration. For details, visit www.pearleastct.com or call (203) 973-0072.

(From left) Ivy Bacher and Chef Ye will host the Grand Reopening of Pearl East on Thursday, August 13 at 5:30, 323 Hope Street, Stamford. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration. For details, visit http://www.pearleastct.com or call (203) 973-0072.

After a fire that broke out at Pearl East on Summer Street in Stamford, owners Bee (Ivy) Bach and Chef Ye were without a restaurant. And, the people of Stamford were without one of their favorite choices for dependable Chinese and Japanese. Comments poured into their Facebook page, offering sympathy and talking about how sad they were. But, people breathed a sigh of relief when they announced that they would, indeed, reopen.

Well, OmNomivores, that time is here! That’s because on August 13, Pearl East will officially reopen at their new location: 323 Hope Street in Glenbrook! The Grand Opening Party starts at 5:30 and will have a ribbon cutting at 6 that features Stamford Mayor David Martin and CT State Representative William Tong.

And, while you’ll still see many of your old favorites on the menu when you stop by, you’ll also notice some new soon-to-be-favorites, too. That’s because Chef Ye (with legit kitchen experience in Hong Kong) has updated the menu with dishes like “Flounder Filet with Ginger and Scallion,” the “Duck Crepe,” and the “Sizzling BBQ” which is a combination of filet mignon, shrimp, and veggies served on a banana leaf.

Prices range from $14-22, so that’s a very affordable sweet spot to hit, but if you stop by on Grand Opening Day, you’ll get 20% some of the menu items whether you eat there or take out. In terms of hours, check them out from 11-10 pm on Monday-Friday, 12-11 pm on Saturday, and 12-10 pm on Sundays. Plus, fret not: they’ll still have deliveries to Darien, Greenwich, and Stamford, so make sure you have (203) 973-0072 saved in your contacts. ;)


Pearl East

323 Hope Street

Stamford, CT

(203) 973-0072

 
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Dependable Stamford Restaurant Offers Wine Tasting and Dinner–Nick’s Pizza, Stamford

5 Jan

We live in the Springdale area of Stamford and sometimes we just don’t have the energy to go all out and cook up a nice dinner.  And, sometimes, just sometimes, we are so starving that we need good food at a good price, stat!  Nick’s Pizza, in Stamford, is our go-to spot when we want great standard Italian fare on the cheap and at our door quick.  The antipasto there is solid and I have to order it with every single meal and the pasta is great, especially when we order the baked cavatelli.  One of our favorite things about Nick’s, though, are these tiny little hunks of bready goodness that they send along with their meals… so delish.

Well, today they’ve announced a coursed dinner (below) that will be highlighted with wine pairings from around the world.  Nick’s has really been stepping up their game lately and I think this pairing shows they’re working harder than ever.  Now, it’s hard to pass up a chance for a meal like this, especially when it’s so close and it’s so affordable.We’re talking 35 bucks, here, not too shabby.  Make sure to make your reservations asap, their number is listed at the bottom, but you know we do that at the end of every post, don’t ya?

The scallop, crab, and shrimp cakes look like they’ll be a great starter.  From there, I’ve got to go with the lentil soup and the Neapolitan lasagna.  I’ll end it off with the prime rib, though the baccala does sound promising with the potatoes.  Oh, choices, choices.  I just hope they’ll have their bread there.  Do you think they’d offer another date of coursed pairings with just bread?  I mean, how amazing would that be?  I could think of a few great wines to go with just their bread!  ;)

JANUARY 20th 7:00pm

Appetizer
TORTINE DI PESCE SU SALSA DI MANGO
Scallop, crab and shrimp cakes served over a mango salsa
Choice of Soup
ZUPPA DI VONGOLE E VEGETALI
New England clam chowder
or
ZUPPA DI LENTICCHIE E SALSICCIA DI CASA
Lentil soup with tiny bites of home made sausage in a light tomato sauce
Choice of Pasta
LASAGNA CON VERDURE
Homemade veggie lasagna
or
LASAGNA NAPOLETANA
Homemade neapolitan lasagna with bite size meatball, fresh ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan.
Choice of Entrees
BACCALA FRESCO CON PATATE
Fresh pacific cod served with potatoes
or
CONTRO FILETTO AL FORNO CON CAROTE
Roasted Prime Rib served au jus with vegetables
DINNER RESERVATION REQUIRED WITH DEPOSIT OF $10.00
REFUND 24 HOURS PRIOR TO DINNER

Nick’s Pizza
Address:  522 Glenbrook Road
Stamford, CT
Phone:  (203) 324-4949
Site:  http://pizzarestaurantstamford.com

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