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Taking It In

Sesame Falafel

At Sesame Falafel, most customers get takeout, 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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A Piece of the Pie

Breaking My Meatballs at One 6 Three

There’s no gamble like starting a small pizza parlor in New Haven, where established heavy hitters suck up most of the air in the room. But if anyone could make a successful go at it, it would probably be Alexa …

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Roll-in’ on the River

Lobster Roll at the Lobster Shack

In summer, the search for a great leisure-time lobster roll becomes a serious business. The classic seaside sandwich is a point of obsession for some, but for Arlene and Nick Crismale, it’s something more: a way of life. …

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