by Lucy Gellman | Aug 3, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (1)
Lorenzo Martinez woke up early and eager. He didn’t have school. He wasn’t especially excited about what was on tap for breakfast.
The stakes were higher than that. He and his mom had broccoli to water.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 29, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (1)
For Fred Walker, kneading mountains of dough to prepare Chestnut Fine Foods & Confections’ classic French bread is a combination workout and therapy session.
by Finnegan Schick | Jul 21, 2015 4:22 pm | Comments (13)
New Haven’s hungry were greeted Tuesday morning by a familiar sight—a truck with free veggies—and a visitor, their U.S. Congresswoman, who used the occasion to highlight food insecurity.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 16, 2015 1:49 pm | Comments (4)
Stanley Densmore said he knows homeless people who don’t feel comfortable with the long lines and crowds at soup kitchens, who are more likely to show up when the city is handing out food on the Green.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 8, 2015 4:51 pm | Comments (11)
Five Guys narrowly beat out Shake Shack in a recent opening battle of downtown’s newest burgers. But how would they both fare against Louis’ Lunch, Rudy’s, Box 63, and Prime 16?
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 8, 2015 9:47 am | Comments (5)
The burrito started out the way so many burritos start: with a flour tortilla.
What Sasha Feliciano loaded the steamed flour tortilla up with next probably would have made you pause and say either, “Why would anyone do that?” or “Why didn’t I think of that?”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 7, 2015 8:25 am | Comments (1)
It’s not every day that you find a Congresswoman and a mayor behind the counter of Ashley’s Ice Cream, but during National Ice Cream month anything can happen.
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.