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Human Beeing

Vincent Kay of Swords into Plowshares Honey

Vincent Kay stands in front of his pickup truck, suited up in white, ready to check his six hives at Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden. It’s a sun-bathed October afternoon, the kind everyone will dream of a few months from …

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Sticky Business

Items in the Robert S. Greenberg Made in New Haven Collection

A number of New Haven inventions have changed the course of history—the cotton gin, vulcanized rubber, the telephone exchange.

Less impactful, but more joyful, is the Lolly Pop…

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Taking It In

Sesame Falafel

At Sesame Falafel, most customers take out, though sometimes one or two people take a seat instead.

The day of my visit, I was one of them…

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Middle of the Food Chain

When I visited Long Wharf’s New Haven Food Terminal, it was sweltering. The air shimmied, and even the seagulls who’d flown over from the harbor seemed dispirited and limp …

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Pot Points

There are two sides to Dashi, chef James Nagata says. …

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Land of Plenty

As summer mingles with fall, the Grand Acres Community Garden in Fair Haven is bursting with life. …

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Cold Comfort

What Is Real? Ice Cream

In Edgerton Park last Friday, before a performance of Elm Shakespeare Company’s The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet, theatergoers were settling down with their lawn chairs and pizzas. Next to the reflective surface of the…

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East-Northeast

Taste of China, New Haven, CT

When I ask restaurateur Hu Ping Dolph about the origins of Taste of China, she says, “It’s a long story,” and then revises: “It’s a love story.” …

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Baker’s Dozens

Hen & Heifer, Guilford

As customers visit Hen & Heifer, a little bakery around the corner from the Guilford Town Green, it’s clear they’re coming for dessert. …

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Plant Base

It came as a surprise to Elisha Hazel and Qulem Wright to learn that they were the proprietors of New Haven’s only vegan restaurant. …

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