Tag Archives: drink

Loose Cannon

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Along Chapel Street east of Dwight Street, the sidewalk repeatedly swells over the roots of the trees someone planted there. …

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Up the Road

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Walking into Crossroads, an eco-conscious coffeehouse and bakery in North Haven, the smell of coffee welcomed me as sunlight poured across a wall of framed mirrors. A painted map in back had Crossroads at its center, and real and faux …

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Early to Bread

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On the discarded grounds of JoJo’s Coffee, half a block from the departed Four Flours bakery, a new location of G Café has stepped in to make sure Chapel West is both caffeinated and carbed. …

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Viva VIA

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Italian street food may be the inspiration at VIA Gastrobar, but Instagram is the theme. Influencer bait is visible from every table: a black and white mural of a grrrl fiercely eating her spaghetti, an Italian ice cart/graffiti installation, a …

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Miracle on Chapel Street

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All things, even ancient and enduring ones, eventually perish. Old Heidelberg, the city’s oldest restaurant and bar when it closed in 1991 after an astonishing 234 years, was one more piece of evidence to the point.

Now, somehow, it is …

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Young Wine

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Summer ease was on Stappa Vineyard’s menu last Saturday even as Hurricane Henri loomed offshore. …

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Late to the Party

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Not long after it debuted in late 2018, Te Amo Tequila began attracting big, boisterous dinner and drinks crowds on the regular…

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Spa Night

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At Anchor Spa yesterday, a chilled-out reggae playlist became richer as the evening did. …

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Market Outlook

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Romeo and Cesare’s Gourmet Shoppe, one of a few beloved neighborhood markets on upper Orange Street, was an East Rock institution for over 30 years. Neighbors were sad to see it go. But when word spread that…

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Coming Back

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When I arrived a little after 4:30 p.m. yesterday, rows of CRT monitors were flashing, and Journey’s “Any Way You Want It” was flying, and, as Barcade reopened its doors to declare that it had survived its latest boss fight …

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