Tag Archives: food

Cold Comfort

What Is Real? Ice Cream

In Edgerton Park last Friday, before a performance of Elm Shakespeare Company’s The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet, theatergoers were settling down with their lawn chairs and pizzas. Next to the reflective surface of the…

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East-Northeast

Taste of China, New Haven, CT

When I ask restaurateur Hu Ping Dolph about the origins of Taste of China, she says, “It’s a long story,” and then revises: “It’s a love story.” …

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A Piece of the Pie

Breaking My Meatballs at One 6 Three

There’s no gamble like starting a small pizza parlor in New Haven, where established heavy hitters suck up most of the air in the room. But if anyone could make a successful go at it, it would probably be Alexa …

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Roll-in’ on the River

Lobster Roll at the Lobster Shack

In summer, the search for a great leisure-time lobster roll becomes a serious business. The classic seaside sandwich is a point of obsession for some, but for Arlene and Nick Crismale, it’s something more: a way of life. …

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‘S’ Marks the Spot

The beachy corner where Stowe’s Seafood sits seems like it’s slipped out of time. …

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Open Seasoning

The Spice & Tea Exchange - Guilford, CT

For hundreds of years, New Haveners have prized spices and herbs from far-off lands.

If our forebears were plopped into The Spice & Tea Exchange in Guilford, their heads would spin at the sight…

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Jazzed Up

Elm City Jazz Brunch

Entering Elm City Market from the Pitkin Plaza side, it seems like a normal morning at the grocery store. …

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Double-O

John Brennan, the restaurateur behind Elm City Social and the new Olives and Oil, where he’s also the executive chef, says he doesn’t believe in curses. …

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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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