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The Bready Bunch

Bread and chocolate—what more could you need? Bread & Chocolate, a modest storefront on Whitney Avenue in Hamden, celebrates the combination of these two essential food groups, as well as the union of another duo…

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Cart Blanche

Cedar Street Lunch Carts

Watching the lunch carts of Cedar Street roll in late-morning on a weekday is like attending a seminar on advanced teamwork. Vans pull up curbside with dented, well-worn carts in tow, which are dispatched mostly in teams of two. Some …

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Fluent in Italian

Back Patio at L'Orcio

If I had to choose one word to describe the cuisine at L’Orcio, it would be “delicate.” This is high praise and might be surprising, considering that Italian food is often associated with words like “robust” and “hearty.” But at …

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Currying Flavor

Inderjit Singh | Sitar Restaurant

Indian culture is so sensuous. Its colors are vivid and madly saturated. (“Pink is the navy blue of India,” fashion deity Diana Vreeland once observed.) Its religious paintings feature blue-faced gods chasing after bare-bellied ladies draped in silk and jewels; …

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