Tag Archives: food

A Fine Pairing

For Joan Fitzsimmons, it began with a shirt box—the shallow, rectangular kind you might get from a department store. Only this one was full of food. …

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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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Real Deal

One of New Haven’s newer Asian eateries serves its food pickled, fried, braised and—as its name will tell you—Steamed. …

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Out of the Park

Hamilton Park

New Haven has its share of first-rate restaurants, and an August reboot has added another: Hamilton Park at the Blake Hotel…

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Lunch Specialist

At first glance, the lunch menu at Zoi’s looks like your standard fare: sandwiches, salads, a side of fries. …

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Pace Yourself

The 24th International Festival of Arts & Ideas picks up the pace in New Haven…

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Life of Slice

Gorman Bechard at Modern Apizza

For anyone from outside the city, New Haven’s “pizza wars”—between fans of Pepe’s, Sally’s and Modern—may seem funny, even incomprehensible, but New Haveners are downright serious about their pizza. Enter local filmmaker Gorman Bechard, a self-described “pizza snob,” to explain …

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Class Action

If you want to see Daniel Brelsford in action, you could search for the episode of Food Network’s Chopped where—spoiler alert—the Milford chef walks away with the top prize. Or…

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Branching Out

Some of the cheesiest New Haven foodies are still mourning the loss of Caseus, the popular eatery and fromagerie that…

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Wet Noodles

Even if the notion of ramen already conjures in your mind the real thing—a flavorful bowl of long-simmered broth and fresh ingredients, not a pre-packaged cup of freeze-dried noodles—Kuro Shiro is a pleasant surprise. …

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