Tag Archives: pastries

Sweet and Low

In a town where Italian pastries are king, there’s a place on Grand Avenue where a very different dynasty of sweets can be found: the Mexican bakery Panaderia La Tapatia. …

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Holy Cannoli

Lucibello's Italian Pastry Shop

At 6 a.m. the day before Christmas, a line will form at the door of Lucibello’s Italian Pastry Shop, extending further and further down the block until the doors open at 8:30. By 11, the cannoli will be …

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Rye Candy

Walking into the new G Café Bakery on Orange is like being a kid in a candy store—only you’re an adult, and you’ve learned that a well-made, fresh-baked loaf of bread is more desirable than a bag of gummy bears.…

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Layer Cakes

Cakes at Marjolaine

At Marjolaine Pastry Shop, even the non-layer cakes can have serious levels to them. You’d probably never know it just by looking or eating, but the bakery’s buttercream icing, for instance, which frosts nearly all of Marjolaine’s wedding and…

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Rolling with the Brunches

Lena's Cafe and Confections

Lena’s Cafe and Confections sits right in the center of Westville, where Central Avenue meets Whalley, so it’s a good place for getting together.

Especially on sunny Sundays…

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In Tapa Form

Pintxos Mar y Tierra at Manjares

When Ana De Los Angeles first visited New Haven seven years ago, a commercial space on the corner of West Rock and Whalley Avenues in New Haven’s Westville neighborhood gave her that tingly ‘this is the one’ feeling. She was …

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