Dining

Cyclists Tour New Haven, One Bite At A Time

by Allison Lazur | Jun 17, 2016 7:06 am | Comments (1)

Allison Lazur Photo It was perfect weather early Wednesday evening for 32 bicyclists, of all ages, backgrounds, and experience, to hit the streets. After gathering at the New Haven Green, they set out to explore the city on the New Haven Picnic Basket ride — in search of local food.

As Laura Burrone, one of main guides responsible for the tour reviewed the rules of the road, riders saddled up like a troop of comrades.

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2 Arepas, 2 Black Pugs, & 1 Pulled Pork Sandwich Later ...

by Brian Slattery | Jun 6, 2016 1:51 pm | Comments (1)

Brian Slattery photo Last year I went to New Haven’s inaugural food truck festival with my son, Leo, and we proceeded to eat about as much as we could. This year we returned with my sister, Jill, visiting from New York City, to find not just another big crowd walking the length of Long Wharf Drive to sample everything from pulled pork to arepas to Italian pastries, but a first-ever New Haven “dragon boat” regatta in full swing.

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Tastes Of Northern China Hit New Haven

by Staff | May 26, 2016 12:04 pm

Yong Zhao Photo Growing up in northern China’s Liaoning Province, Yong Zhao learned early to love food that shared its traditions — and geographic borders — with North Korea: garlic and scallions, chili peppers, heavy meat, and a lot of what he describes as “umami taste.”

But when he traveled to New Haven for school, it was science, and not cuisine, that weighed most heavily on his mind.

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