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Rye Candy

Walking into the new G Café Bakery on Orange is like being a kid in a candy store—only you’re an adult, and you’ve learned that a well-made, fresh-baked loaf of bread is more desirable than a bag of gummy bears.…

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Eastern Exposure

Silk Road Art Gallery

If you think New Haven is a world apart from Xi’an, China, Silk Road Art Gallery head and Xi’an native Liwen Ma begs to differ. “Xi’an culture can speak to New Haven culture,” she says, with Silk Road exhibit…

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Crêped Crusader

Choupette crêpe at Crêpes Choupette

Adil Chokairy grew up in Paris loving crêpes and the rituals that came with them: the coffee and the tea and the catch-ups with friends and family about the unfolding day. Then he grew up some more, moved to the …

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Wine Pairing

Proprietors at August

The subtitle at August: Upscale Bar and Eatery is hardly necessary; a refined candlelit decor accented by blooming roses communicates the idea quite well on its own. Married proprietors Andrew Hotis and Michelle Chadwick-Hotis…

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Snow in July

Strawberry shaved snow at SnoJoy Cafe

When you walk through the door of SnoJoy Cafe, a bit of advice greets you on the Tiffany-blue walls: “Life is short… eat dessert first.” Among SnoJoy’s many ways of helping you do that is a signature dessert, something New …

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Lunch Rush

Carts in front of The Whale

As June blooms, this city is finally achieving an enduring approximation of spring, and hungry residents are pouncing: eating al fresco has become de rigueur in no time flat.

But there are places around…

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Meet the Challenge

"Audubon Would Knot Approve"

If Leonardo da Vinci were alive now, he would’ve blown out 562 candles earlier this month, probably using some elegant, ingenious contraption to do it.

Instead, every year around this time, the Eli Whitney…

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Fully Furnished

Ornate couch

Every Friday at 12:30 p.m., visitors gather in the Yale University Art Gallery lobby, only to be led back out the front door, up Chapel Street, left onto York, then down a segmented flight of stairs at address 149.…

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Gifts Hop

Museum Gift Shops

In museum-heavy New Haven, museum gift shops are a given. And if you’re a-givin’? They’re a gift.

Donna Wardle, overseer of the New Haven Museum’s small but scrappy gift shop, says its…

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