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Before it was a tradition, it was just a habit.

In 2002, Eric Wenzel, then a junior at Yale, started going to Alpha Delta Pizza and ordering a chicken sub customized with hot sauce. At one point, he was eating two …

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Fire in the Belly

Plain pizza at Da Legna

Owner Dan Parillo is manning the wood-fired oven at his State Street pizzeria Da Legna. He’s got myriad duties to perform or oversee, but he seems most comfortable here in the kitchen, making signature pizzas and small plates, and trying …

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Pizza and Quiet

Bufalina exterior

Just a few miles north up I-95, tucked away in the quaint, peaceful, history-laden town of Guilford, is an upstart: Bufalina, a restaurant that’s been giving the shoreline’s long-established pizza titans a run for their money.…

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Apizza the Pie

The Special at Zuppardi's

New Haveners are spoiled: we have some of the best pizza in the country, maybe in the world, and we have options for where to get it. “Apizza,” “thin-crust” and “brick-oven” are elevated concepts elsewhere, but they’re our normal.

From …

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Pie High

Joey DeMatteo at Joey D's

“I’m gonna get whiplash,” says Auntie JoAnn, as she’s known by the crew, looking hurriedly from the large menu mounted on the wall to her right, then back down to the order she’s scribbling, the phone wedged between her ear …

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Wherefore Eat Thou?

View from the Counter at Café Romeo

“East Rock is really spoiled,” says Chris Mordecai, owner of Café Romeo on Orange Street. “We have so many delis, cafés and restaurants.” But that feeling of abundance retreats in the winter months, as most of the cafés only offer …

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In Topping Form

Kitchen Zinc | In Topping Form

I’ll admit it: when Kitchen Zinc first opened, I was skeptical. New Haven seemed on the verge of pizza saturation, so it was with much grumbling about a missed opportunity to do something different in this pizza town that I …

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A Slice of Heaven

Stony Creek Market

Dinner at Stony Creek Market feels like a mini vacation. With a view of the Thimble Islands, the Market serves up pizzas Thursday to Sundays, Memorial Day to Labor Day. The dozen or so small tables on the deck fill …

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Kickin’ It Olde School

Olde School Saloon and Bistro in New Haven

Olde School is so well named. Those two little words capture the warmth of a bistro/saloon that, although only two years old, is so comfortably broken-in, it feels as if it’s been on the New Haven map for decades. Beloved …

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