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Holy Resurrection

In New Haven, you can find endless lagers, ales, stouts, porters, sours, ciders. You can find ABVs in the double-digits. You can find house brews not served anywhere else. You …

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Band Width

“So, who wants to start?” somebody asks. …

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Warm and Fuzzy

Hot Spiced Wine at Cave à Vin, New Haven, CT

It isn’t officially winter yet, but it should still feel more like winter than it does. Even Saturday’s snowfall was followed by a melty, muggy day.

Fortunately, local watering holes have proceeded on schedule…

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Cheese and Cheers

Caseus Pairing Class

When Sylvia brought out the blowtorch, I knew we were going to have fun. …

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Counter Offerings

Counter Weight Brewing Company

Not many people can claim they’re always making headway. But Matt Westfall can. The owner of Hamden’s Counter Weight Brewing Company, Westfall always has his flagship beer, Headway American IPA, on tap …

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Liquid Gold

New England Cider Company

Wallingford’s New England Cider Company sits on a road lined with industrial buildings, but a few things help distinguish the cidery from its surroundings. …

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Elm City Party Bike

You can hear it echoing off the buildings of downtown, through the alleys and across the Green. It rings off the arches of the Temple Street Garage, sounds faintly through the windy corridor of Federal Plaza and bounces off the …

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Tropical Zone

Baked Chicken at Collado Restaurant

At 4 p.m. on a sizzling summer Wednesday, Collado Restaurant was hot. …

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Body of Water

Driving along Whitney Avenue on a clear morning, you might see a mysterious flash off to the west, just over the Hamden border. …

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Duffy's Tavern in West Haven, CT

Behind the bar in West Haven’s Duffy’s Tavern, there’s a refrigerator carved entirely out of wood, with no gaskets or modern touches. The vintage cooler is still in use, and, putting his hand inside to feel the chill, owner Chris …

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