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Fuel On The Move

by Markeshia Ricks | May 25, 2015 2:46 pm | Comments (20)

Markeshia Ricks Photo By the end of the summer Fuel Coffee Shop plans to say goodbye to the corner of Chapel and Chestnut streets.

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Behind The Scenes With Chefs A L’Orange

by Shannon O'Brien | May 14, 2015 2:54 pm

The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.
Shannon O'Brien photo Jose Soto, chef of the catering business Chefs A’ L’Orange, started to roll the dough for the Yale School of Architecture’s weekly dinner hours before the event started.

Prep work for parties starts early for catering companies.

“This is my passion,” said Soto, who has been working for Chefs A L’Orange owner Cathy Connorton for more than 21 years.

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Culinary Carnage Raises Dough

by Lucy Gellman | May 7, 2015 12:17 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo At Skappo restaurant on Crown Street, Jack Hitt was midway through an unexpected story of culinary carnage: a venison chili gone awry just in time to impress an it’s-still-early-in-our-relationship kind of date. He laughed as he raised his glass of red wine and drank to a future of success in the kitchen.

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New Haven Dines Out For Life

by Lucy Gellman | May 5, 2015 12:12 pm

Bouncing her great-niece Zoe on her hip, Linda Hall-Zucker circulated around the buzzing back room at Kitchen Zinc, the air thick with the smell of spicy sopressata, glistening three cheese and simple tomato pies. She had a few questions. Did customers know what night it was? Or what a portion of the restaurant’s proceeds would go toward when the kitchen closed later that night? Had they come out as longtime supporters of the AIDS Project New Haven (APNH), or first-timers to the event? And what, to them, was at the heart of the evening?

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Food Truck Festival Rolling Into Long Wharf

by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photos Ricky Evans kept the ribs coming to whet appetites for an upcoming festival that will feed the foodie masses while collecting money to jumpstart the careers of more New Haven entrepreneurs.

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Books Devoured, One By One

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 20, 2015 12:47 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo Carrie Savage hadn’t given much thought to the culinary implications of Doreen Cronin’s Click Clack Moo when she’d curled up on a sofa and read it to her nieces and nephews. She’d thought about animal rights, maybe, or even food sustainability, but never recipes.

Then one day last month, her bookbinding teacher mentioned an upcoming event that could marry Savage’s love for baking and her affinity for those quirky typing cows. No one had to persuade her to take the leap.

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Dr. Dough Dishes

by David Sepulveda | Apr 6, 2015 4:00 pm | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Pizza was the hot topic for two New Haven entities that recently added chef’s classes to their menu of offerings, part of marketing strategies aimed at growing business and community participation in a challenging economy.

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Nothing Sheepish About It

by Lucy Gellman | Mar 30, 2015 4:39 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo Pauline Chiquet was shopping and caught the faintest whiff of something nutty. Pam Soulos wanted free food and heard there was an offer for it floating around Elm City Market. A cluster of Yale undergraduates gathered in the market’s back cafe with the promise of a fun lesson at the end of a long, dreary day. And for Robin Williams and Rebekah Basquette, it was another fourth Wednesday of the month — and time for some serious tasting and teaching activity.

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Move Over, Skull & Bones

by Staff | Mar 20, 2015 12:46 pm

You’re heard of Skull & Bones, the Yale secret society. Now New Haven’s getting a “Shell & Bones”—and this one’s open for anyone to walk inside, whether or not you have ties to the CIA or your last name is Bush.

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Libra Cafe Wins Later Hours

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 11, 2015 8:18 am | Comments (10)

Aliyya Swaby Photo An Annex restaurant received unanimous approval from zoning to extend its weekend hours until 1 a.m.—after fierce community debate.

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