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City’s Driving Meals To Kids Until School Starts

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 13, 2014 8:05 am | Comments (5)

Jordi Gassó Photo The New Haven school district is bringing meals to kids via truck at four new sites for stops through Aug. 22.

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“Food Pantry On Wheels” Arrives In New Haven

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 6, 2014 12:22 pm | Comments (1)

Jordi Gassó Photo Emily Valdez, 5 years old with pigtails and iridescent eyes the size of quarters, doesn’t care for cauliflower. Nor broccoli, or chicken, even. A certain red and pulpy fruit is her favorite.

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16 Teaspoons Of Sugar Found In Coke Bottle

by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (12)

To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare.

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Mojo Hits The Shelves

by Staff | Jul 9, 2014 12:31 pm

Soul De Cuba’s signature sauce is available everywhere from Hawaii to the Caribbean and, finally, on Chapel Street.

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“Fast-Casual” Shawarma Hits Temple Street

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 2, 2014 11:22 am | Comments (2)

Golden? Firm? Sizzling? Check, check, and check.

Gassir Badawi grabbed a serrated knife and carved off hunks of spit-roasted chicken shawarma, pointing out how juicy it was as it fell into a waiting bowl.

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Southern Discomfort & “The Cooking Gene”

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 19, 2014 12:34 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo On the screen behind Michael Twitty: a white-and-red marbled cut of meat, laid bare on a pine picnic table before cooking. A palmful of shining small fruits, dimpling as they sat in the sun. In another image, Twitty, with an armful of sugarcane, leaned against the still-unadulterated stalks in a field that met the horizon line. Another: Two speckled chickens kicked up dirt in their pen.

“Our food is what connects us” he said, gesturing to the images. “We can begin to connect this story of food, of family and of faith that will make us think.” 

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Entrepreneur Brews A Sake Revolution

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 18, 2014 4:38 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photos Leaving the Wine Thief one day with his favorite palette-pleasing trio—crusty baguette, hunk of Roquefort cheese, bottle of sake—Chris Dircks had a thought; What a shame that more people don’t know the pleasure of the fermented rice brew.

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Word Spread On Free Summer Meals

by Staff | Jun 18, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (2)

Billy Bromage sent in the following write-up about a food-information drive in which he took part.

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Yale Preps Lower Dixwell Makeover

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 11, 2014 1:04 pm | Comments (25)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The UPS store near the corner of Dixwell and Goffe is packing up and shipping out.

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Pedal-Powered Smoothie Spinner Hits Town

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 9, 2014 5:18 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photos Ahna Johnson pedaled furiously, biking to welcome a new “citizen of the whirled” with freshly pureed bananas and strawberries.

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Streetwalkers on Norton
Aug 23, 2014 2:25 am
Address: Norton Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

Once again, the streetwalkers are back in Beaver Hills. Some look skanky, some do not....

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Broken glass
Aug 22, 2014 11:03 pm
Address: 2-4 Academy St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Dangerous broken glass broken on a park bench. Lots of kids play here, let alone people...

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