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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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Mountain ’Due

Temperatures have risen, but there’s a place on Whitney Avenue that recalls the heart of winter—not in New Haven, but in the Swiss Alps. …

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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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‘S’ Marks the Spot

The beachy corner where Stowe’s Seafood sits seems like it’s slipped out of time. …

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Sweet Dream

Chocolates at Chip in a Bottle

Darrell Nurse opened his Westville confectionary, Chip in a Bottle, last November, right down the street from a dentist’s office. Over the course of the last few months, more and more dental employees have been …

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