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Summer’s Surprise Hit: Miguel’s Mangonada

by Paul Bass | Sep 3, 2015 3:33 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photos Miguel Xicohtencatl needed a hot seller to get his dream businesses going. He found it in a cold cup of mango.

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“You Know What You’re Doing, You Can Make It”

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Aug 21, 2015 12:09 pm

Sonia Salazar, 36, is the owner of Barracuda, a popular new restaurant and bar at the corner of Park and Chapel. She is from Barranquilla, Colombia, and has been living in different cities across Connecticut since she immigrated to Stamford when she was 18, including several years on Quinnipiac Avenue in New Haven. Now she lives in Milford with her two sons, ages 14 and 16.

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Gejdenson v. Trump

by Staff | Aug 20, 2015 5:37 pm

In an appearance this week on Fox News’ Bill O’ Reilly Show, Donald Trump declared the 14th Amendment, which grants citizenship to those born or naturalized in the U.S., unconstitutional.

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The Science Of Tikkaway

by Staff | Aug 18, 2015 3:30 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo Gopi Nair grew up in Kerala, India. He came to the U.S. in 2001, pursuing a career as a chef. Two years ago he opened Tikkaway Grill, a healthful fast-casual Indian restaurant on Orange Street. Offering economically priced, “fast, fresh, healthy Indian food” to order with gluten-free and vegan options, the outlet (which is halal) became a big hit. Nair has since opened a second branch at 2 Howe St. Customers build their own dishes from a menu of choices. He lives with his wife, Deepa, and children Arjun, 7, and Diya, 4.

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Pestle In Hand, El Fogon Mashes Flavors

by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 18, 2015 10:24 am | Comments (2)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Juan Diaz, a onetime radio and TV journalist in Santo Domingo, brought a sense of performance to the kitchen as he fried green plantain to make mofongo.

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A Song To Break Borders

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Aug 12, 2015 12:07 pm

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photo Third in a series.

Tetlanohcan, Mexico—Like the many New Haven immigrant families she helps reunite, Tlayolotzin Embarcadero is a patient woman.

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From Relative To Friend, A City Finds A 2nd Home

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Aug 10, 2015 7:46 am

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photo Second in a series.

San Francisco Tetlanohcan—When Francisca Morales Rosette visited New Haven, she kept running into long-gone neighbors, friends, and relatives who had moved from their humble agricultural town, San Francisco Tetlanohcan, in the tiny state of Tlaxcala.

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Families Pay A Price In New Haven’s Sister City

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Aug 3, 2015 5:11 pm | Comments (2)

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photos
First in a series.
San Francisco Tetlanohcan, Mexico—New Haven’s sister city south of the border shares about 10-15 percent of its population with us,and little else.

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Francophile New Haveners Have Their Day

by Allan Appel | Jul 15, 2015 1:30 pm

Allan Appel Photo The cheese oozing out from that classic French pastry, those savory gougeres, was warm and plentiful. Tricolor flags flew from an 18-inch replica of the Eiffel Tower that towered over a fish bowl where people dropped their business cards. And “La Marseillaise” was on the people’s lips, along with traces of the fromage.

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Downtown Projects Hit With Labor Violations

by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2015 3:34 pm | Comments (17)

Paul Bass Photo The developer of a soon-to-open apartment-retail building at Chapel and Howe streets vowed to make “right” a slew of alleged labor violations — which he said the state might have cited in error.

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Trash surrounding this business
Sep 5, 2015 7:14 am
Address: 708 Grand Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

The sidewalk on Co-Op Liquor's Grand Avenue side and on the side that faces Ferraro's...

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Illegal Dumping
Sep 5, 2015 7:13 am
Address: 79 Truman St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Sofa on side of road, please pick up.

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