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Thyme Zone

When Thyme & Season opened in Hamden in 1997, many people still saw health food as “some weird old hippie thing,” longtime employee Vicky Parslow says with a laugh…

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Family Meals

El Salvadoreño occupies the first floor of a multi-family house on Campbell Avenue in West Haven, its frontage transformed by a commercial brick buildout. The surrounding stretch of state road is dominated by convenience stores, repair shops, institutional campuses and …

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Win at Liu’s

Liu’s Lunch is an open book, with colorful lists of Chinese dishes wrapping three sides of the food truck’s quilted metal frame.

Liu’s Lunch is also an enigma. …

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Late to the Party

Not long after it debuted in late 2018, Te Amo Tequila began attracting big, boisterous dinner and drinks crowds on the regular…

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Picnic Dates

“I did all the work so you wouldn’t have to do anything…

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Market Outlook

Romeo and Cesare’s Gourmet Shoppe, one of a few beloved neighborhood markets on upper Orange Street, was an East Rock institution for over 30 years. Neighbors were sad to see it go. But when word spread that…

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Growth Mindset

Olmo’s handmade bagels, produced in very small batches to start, have sold like hotcakes since the restaurant’s opening in late 2018. …

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Berried Treasure

With a berry from South America and a bowl from California by way of Hawaii, Nutmeggers Jonathan Bone and Justin McLaughlin have built their business, Life Bowls, by wedding healthy ingredients in flavorful combinations. Their logo is a simple bowl …

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Sweet Dreams

During a visit to Edible Couture on Court Street, owner Tisha Hudson’s passion was on vibrant display. …

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The Slice Is Right

Amid New Haven’s boisterous pizza debates, Costa Pizza has been quietly making an argument for itself since 2012. Even with a sandwich board on the sidewalk, the little storefront at the bottom of Whitney Avenue is easy to miss. But …

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