Archive | Food RSS feed for this section

Bringing It

With foot traffic dried up, local businesses are increasingly willing to meet customers more than halfway. …

Read More 0 Comments

Delivering the Goods

Next to the insta-pot on my kitchen counter sits a one-and-a-half-pound bag of Jimmy Red Grits and a silver box about the size of a wallet…

Read More 0 Comments

Rise and Shine

As the sun rises on New Haven, a crowd gathers at Sunrise Cafe. …

Read More 0 Comments

Middle East Rock

Nestled in the shadow of East Rock, perpetually shaded by trees, lies a small gateway to the Middle East…

Read More 0 Comments

Hole Food

Ask a New Havener where to get a good bagel in town, and you might well be told, “Nowhere!” Unlike pizza—perhaps the only food New Haven diners are pickier about—bagels aren’t yet a point of pride in the city’s cuisine.…

Read More 0 Comments

Kindred Soul Food

I was lucky enough to set foot in Mama Mary Soul Food on a Wednesday, because Wednesday is meatloaf day. …

Read More 0 Comments

Requiem for a Pizza Joint

Dark wooden tables carved with decades of initials, doodles and sports allegiances. Cinnamon toast. Pizza slices. A seemingly perpetual stream of ’80s power ballads on a tinny radio. …

Read More 0 Comments

A Fine Pairing

For Joan Fitzsimmons, it began with a shirt box—the shallow, rectangular kind you might get from a department store. Only this one was full of food. …

Read More 0 Comments

New American

Simple, classic American food is how chef Emily Mingrone describes the menu at Tavern on State, a new eatery on—you guessed it—State Street. But none of those adjectives could have prepared me for…

Read More 0 Comments

Real Deal

One of New Haven’s newer Asian eateries serves its food pickled, fried, braised and—as its name will tell you—Steamed. …

Read More 0 Comments