Tag Archives: Edge of the Woods

Hot and Cold

New Haven snowy alley downtown

It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter.

Yesterday we got dusted like a fancy old-fashioned dessert (see above). Today’s forecast is in the 20s and teens, feeling lower thanks to wind gusts up to 40…

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Peas and Love

Eric Triffin at Edge of the Woods

Eric Triffin is such a suit.

Today he’s dressed like a pea pod, and he’s carrying a few actual snap peas for good measure. Peel away the pea getup and you’ll find a still-eccentric look: bright Hawaiian shirt and tie-dyed …

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Making Moves

Change in action

Change, it comes.

Orangeside Luncheonette is now on Temple Street, opposite Criterion Cinemas. It’s still called Orangeside, even though it’s not on Orange Street anymore.

Does anyone mind? The…

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Into the Woods

Edge of the Woods Natural Market

There are certain items the health-conscious may seek out on a regular basis—quinoa, for example—which can be slightly difficult to find in your mainstream grocery store.

Then there’s Edge of the Woods, a market on Whalley Avenue in New Haven, …

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Have Bread? Will Travel

Breads on display at a CitySeed Farmers' Market

My family’s oven had broken down, and we had to wait more than a week for the replacement parts to arrive.

I was crestfallen. I bake virtually all the family’s bread. Year-round. Even if it means cranking up the oven …

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Cool It!

Splash park outside the Rose Center

After a tepid winter and long spring, summer is here with a vengeance. (In fact, 2012 is shaping up to be the hottest on record.) Here are ten Elm-centric ways to beat the heat:

1. A pitcher of Russian

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