Tag Archives: food

Hot off the Griddle

In a time of rampant inflation, Bulldog Hotdogs is the rare New Haven restaurant whose entrees start at $3.50. The branding of the establishment, opened about a month ago on the Broadway median, is of course a nod to Yale. …

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For Breakfast

The title of Breakfast Served Any Time All Day, a 2004 book of essays on poetry by the late US Poet Laureate and Hamden native Donald Hall, is a metaphor for the rich and comforting ways poetry can fill …

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Holy Shito

At Atticus Market, P&M Market or the Wooster Square Farmers’ Market, you might come across a selection of jars shouting a colorful message: “Oh Shito!” …

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Family Meals

El Salvadoreño occupies the first floor of a multi-family house on Campbell Avenue in West Haven, its frontage transformed by a commercial brick buildout. The surrounding stretch of state road is dominated by convenience stores, repair shops, institutional campuses and …

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Win at Liu’s

Liu’s Lunch is an open book, with colorful lists of Chinese dishes wrapping three sides of the food truck’s quilted metal frame.

Liu’s Lunch is also an enigma. …

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Late to the Party

Not long after it debuted in late 2018, Te Amo Tequila began attracting big, boisterous dinner and drinks crowds on the regular…

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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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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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The Slice Is Right

Amid New Haven’s boisterous pizza debates, Costa Pizza has been quietly making an argument for itself since 2012. Even with a sandwich board on the sidewalk, the little storefront at the bottom of Whitney Avenue is easy to miss. But …

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Immaculate Confection

Saint Patrick’s Day gets most of the attention in March, but the festival day of Saint Joseph falls just two days later—a celebration of the “foster father” of Jesus, a humble carpenter descended from King David. …

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