Tag Archives: drink

Spa Night

At Anchor Spa yesterday, a chilled-out reggae playlist became richer as the evening did. …

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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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Coming Back

When I arrived a little after 4:30 p.m. yesterday, rows of CRT monitors were flashing, and Journey’s “Any Way You Want It” was flying, and, as Barcade reopened its doors to declare that it had survived its latest boss fight …

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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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Delicacy, and Delicacies

Tucked into little bird’s nest pastries and featured in authentic Damascan-style ice cream, pistachios are a key ingredient at the new Pistachio Café in Westville. …

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Heaven Can Wait

What happens to a dream deferred? In the case of The Devil’s Diet, which identifies as a dessert bar but goes well beyond that, it returns…

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New Roots

The flavors at Pataka, a new vegetarian Indian restaurant on Howe Street, are as bright as the electric pink and orange decor. …

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Beer over Water

Milford’s new Dockside Brewery had planned a March opening, right when the lockdowns began. It opened in May instead, and today, planning is often required just to get a table. …

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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…

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Passion: Fruit

Fruit Salad from Cositas Deliciosas

Add condensed milk to pretty much any food and you’ve won me over. But let’s set that aside for a moment. Because people really go to Cositas Deliciosas for the fruit. …

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