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Give and Takeout

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One of the most interesting takeout menus in town doesn’t come from a restaurant. …

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Soup’s On

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On cold winter days, nothing beats a bowl of hot soup. Here are some of our favorite local heat sources.

With a name like Ladle and Loaf, you know a soup’s on. I recently ordered the Moroccan Vegetable Soup …

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Fish Out of Water

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When you order an omakase box from Rockfish Sushi at East Rock Market, you’re literally telling the chef, “I leave it up to you.” …

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Mouth to Mouth

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“We have a favorite saying here: ‘You’re not famous until your head is on a PEZ dispenser,’” says Shawn Peterson, manager of the PEZ Visitor Center in Orange. …

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Hot off the Griddle

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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

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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

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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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Farm Candy

Red apple close-up. Fresh red apple on a black texture background. Apples with droplets of water. Text space. Healthy food for vegetarians.

Flux is inevitable in the orchard business. John Lyman, the executive vice president of Lyman Orchards and an eighth-generation grower, can trace the history of his family’s land to 1741…

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Thyme Zone

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When Thyme & Season opened in Hamden in 1997, many people still saw health food as “some weird old hippie thing,” longtime employee Vicky Parslow says with a laugh…

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Family Meals

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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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