by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 1, 2015 1:32 pm | Comments (1)
The Guzman siblings used to knead and bake sweet, nutty pan de fiesta to sell at festivals in their home town of Tlaxcala, Mexico.
When they moved to New Haven, they brought the party to Grand Avenue.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 23, 2015 5:24 pm | Comments (16)
A second sizzling chain opened its doors, and a downtown burger war was joined.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 22, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (1)
Volunteers and local educators “blitzed” through New Haven streets to make sure no child goes hungry this summer.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 18, 2015 11:03 am | Comments (4)
The fish was splayed on the cutting board as though given wings. But with its missing head, the only thing it was flying toward was a vat of hot oil.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 16, 2015 8:11 pm
Elecya Ward, who hadn’t worked in a garden before, eagerly named what she and fellow New Horizons students had planted in a formerly vacant lot next to the school: “Tomatoes, broccoli, spinach and onions.”
by Brian Slattery | Jun 15, 2015 11:23 am
“I think the creative process is connected to a little bit of messiness,” Bun Lai, chef and mastermind behind Miya’s Sushi, said at the beginning of the evening. “What I imagined this event was going to look like is nothing like what it’s likely to turn out to be. It’s going to be pretty interesting.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 5, 2015 2:59 pm | Comments (2)
Almeta Hudson was skeptical of raised beds being constructed at the Ann Street Community Garden.
“We’re dirt farmers,” Hudson (pictured in black) said.
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 4, 2015 2:40 pm | Comments (1)
John Ginnetti doesn’t mess around behind the incandescent, butter-colored bar at 116 Crown. The first time I met him, he was walking me through the recipe for a Dominant Tonic and — unbeknownst to my trusty new employer Paul Bass — I walked into not one, but two, stationary objects on my way home before pounding out a story.
There are two possibilities here. The first is that I am both petite and getting old, and can no longer gallivant around bars with the abandon of my early twenties. The second, which I tend to prefer, is that Ginnetti is a wizard, and makes a mean magic brew.
by Brian Slattery | May 30, 2015 10:05 pm | Comments (12)
I skipped breakfast Saturday for the first of the two days of an inaugural New Haven Food Truck Festival, held all along the Long Wharf waterfront. In anticipation of barbecue, I wore a brown T-shirt to mitigate the damage when I got sauce all over myself while eating ribs. And I brought along Leo, my son and eater-in-crime, to make sure we sampled as much food — and as many rides — as possible.
by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (9)
Dr. Byron Kennedy hails from states where restaurants post grades or numerical scores in their windows — an idea he said he “wants to explore” for New Haven.