by Thomas Breen | Mar 15, 2018 5:21 pm | Comments (5)
When Tony Zhou first tried Korean fried chicken in 2014, he had no idea that a Korean soap opera was in part responsible for the explosion in popularity of the culinary phenomenon in China, Europe and the United States.
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by Staff | Feb 27, 2018 2:28 pm | Comments (13)
Pretty soon, they may be lining up for hours outside Sally’s Pizza in, say, Austin or L.A., not just on Wooster Street.
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by David Sepulveda | Feb 27, 2018 1:12 pm | Comments (5)
For Alisa Bowens-Mercado, New Haven’s queen of salsa dance instruction, the week kicked off with the celebration of two births: her own birthday, celebrated on Sunday, and the birth, Monday, of her new flagship craft beer, Rhythm Lager.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 21, 2018 3:07 pm | Comments (2)
When Chef Francesco D’Amuri and Alison DeRenzi opened their restaurant L’Orcio on State Street 15 years ago, the winter months made them wonder what they had done moving away from Florence, Italy.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 16, 2018 3:01 pm | Comments (19)
The move to legalize marijuana in Connecticut has a New Haven entrepreneur eyeing his next move: Marketing a homegrown marijuana-infused barbecue sauce. And becoming “the Heinz ketchup of the cannabis industry.”
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by Thomas Breen | Feb 9, 2018 8:58 am | Comments (11)
Local filmmaker Gorman Bechard feels strongly about a lot of things. The Replacements are the greatest rock band of all time. Animal abuse should be prosecuted as a felony.
And there are only three pizza places in the whole world that matter: Pepe’s, Sally’s and Modern.
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by Allan Appel | Feb 8, 2018 5:57 pm | Comments (3)
Attilio Marini has more than 250 cast iron pans of varying sizes He’ll sizzle you a steak, seafood, and maybe even some s’mores right in one of them.
He’ll bring the pan to the table, hot and sizzling, and you can eat right out of it.
Chat away, drink your wine. The food, in that pan brought out at 550 degrees, stays warm for 20 minutes.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 2, 2018 8:36 am | Comments (15)
Adil Chokairy is hoping that if you’re famished before or after a busy day of shopping in the Broadway District, you’ll fuel up with a crêpe.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 1, 2018 1:24 pm | Comments (7)
The tacos looked in order at the truck as Charlene Taylor pulled into the parking lot at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Stiles Street. But something was missing.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 31, 2018 1:20 pm | Comments (7)
Wub misses Cedar Street. Cedar Street misses Wub’s grub.
Thanks to a paperwork snag in the city’s new mobile-food system, the two remain apart, at least for now.
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