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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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Ibiza May Rise Again

by Thomas MacMillan | May 30, 2014 2:20 pm

Thomas MacMillan Photo Contributed photo Less than three months after foodie favorite Ibiza restaurant closed its doors, a promising sign appeared in the window of its former High Street home.

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LCI Eyes Land For Farms, Homes, School

by Thomas MacMillan | May 20, 2014 3:25 pm | Comments (17)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The city’s anti-blight agency took steps this week to create a new farm on Ferry Street, new housing on Quinnipiac Avenue, help improve a school on Runo Terrace, and pick up $10,000 on Winchester Avenue.

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Pizza Truck Truck Truck Revs Up Up Up

by Diana Li | May 16, 2014 2:01 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo Est Est Est is hitting the road.

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Address: Dyer St And Ella Grasso Blvd New Haven, Connecticut
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