Lola’s Mexican Kitchen (STM)

Lola’s Mexican Kitchen is located in Stamford and a quick look through the menu indicates an enormous selection of fairly traditional Mexican fare.

Arrive early and hang at the bar munching on $5 specials that include flautas and chipotle guacamole or head straight to your table. Start your meal with a plate of nachos or a combination platter and then move to a salad that may include avocado or chicken. With eight different fillings for tacos, four different burritos and chimichangas, a slew of enchiladas, all available with a vegetarian option. Then the fun begins with the house specialties that include steak, gambas, chilies rellenos, short ribs or salmon.

I am looking forward to trying Lola’s Mexican Kitchen.

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Matsuri (Darien) – Sushi on the Post Road

Matsuri is located on the Post Road in Darien offering a full array of sushi, sashimi and other Japanese fare plus a few imports.

Start your meal with an Indian Pancake with curry dipping, fried calamari, Peking Duck or more traditional Japanese offering including tempura or negimaki. The sushi options are enormous with tradition pieces, hand rolls and “Signature Rolls.”These hand-crafted, seaweed wraps combine numerous flavors and textures with salmon, eel, avocado, tobiko, and tempura options. Entrees include a wide array of options from General Tso’s chicken to pan seared duck breast with a red wine reduction…all very eclectic. Then finish the meal with ice cream, lava cake or tiramisu.

I am looking forward to trying Matsuri.

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