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Cast Away

Dozo Asian Bistro & Sushi

When it comes to sushi joints in downtown New Haven, there are plenty of fish in the sea. …

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Wet Noodles

Mecha Noodle Bar in New Haven

If the talking heads on the Food Network can be trusted, we eat with our eyes. And if that’s the case, then your meal at Mecha Noodle Bar begins the moment you walk in the door. …

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Saucy

Brisket Sandwich and Cajun Fries at Bull & Swine

“One thing I’ve learned is that everyone has a lot of opinions about barbecue,” Paul Cordero says. Cordero is the culinary director for Goatville Restaurant Group, which owns Oak Haven Table & Bar and, a couple of blocks away, the …

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With a Twist

House of Naan

Harry Singh, the co-owner of House of Naan, says his new restaurant is an attempt to modernize Indian cuisine. …

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The Bready Bunch

Bread and chocolate—what more could you need? Bread & Chocolate, a modest storefront on Whitney Avenue in Hamden, celebrates the combination of these two essential food groups, as well as the union of another duo…

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Farm Candy

Flux is inevitable in the orchard business. John Lyman, the executive vice president of Lyman Orchards and an eighth-generation grower, can trace the history of his family’s land to 1741…

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Cold Fusion

In the 1970s, America was in the dark ages of ice cream. Gourmet brands like Ben & Jerry’s and Häagen-Dazs had yet to churn their way onto the national stage and brightly colored ice pops with floods of food coloring …

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Crust Me

Abate Apizza and Seafood Restaurant

When it comes to pizza, I might live in the wrong town. Eating New Haven’s signature thin-, charred-, bubble-crusted apizza leaves a void in my mouth only one thing can fill: more starch. …

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Think ’Fast

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes at The Pantry

Lenny Fritz opened The Pantry in 1987 with every intention of starting a full-blown food op: breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering. But as the work days got longer, he cut out the dinner. As family obligations became more consuming, he …

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Dream Come True

After three intense days decorating wedding cakes in her New York City shop, Ana De Los Angeles’s father came to her while she was falling asleep. …

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