by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 15, 2018 6:30 pm | Comments (1)
In a town where getting a good slice is a given, Robin Bodak and Doug Coffin thought adding one more place to the apizza landscape couldn’t hurt, especially when in a place where people have good memories.
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by Thomas Breen | Nov 2, 2018 7:00 am | Comments (3)
A Hartford bartender walks into a New Haven bar on Halloween night.
He’s not there to serve drinks, or to judge the costume contest. He’s there to run for U.S. Senate.
Continue reading ‘Candidate Corey Cuts The Bull (& Swine)’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 12, 2018 7:13 am | Comments (3)
Poké is the latest trendy dish to sweep into Downtown New Haven, with the fourth spot in a year about to open.
Three intrepid New Haven Independent reporters went on a mission to find out more about New Haven’s new yen for a bowl of fresh veggies and raw fish.
Continue reading ‘Poké-Palooza!’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 9, 2018 1:33 pm | Comments (4)
September in Bangkok is the best time to get rice, one of the mainstays of Thai cuisine. Winyu “Win” Seetamyae hopes New Haveners will consider any time of the year “September in Bangkok” when they have a hankering for Thai food.
Continue reading ‘Thai Every Day On State Street’
by Molly Montgomery | Oct 8, 2018 6:55 am
Hundreds of artists, dozens of chefs, and crowds of New Haven residents were relaxed as noodles on Friday night.
Continue reading ‘Democratic Noodles Abound At 3rd Annual 9th Square Street Fest’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 3, 2018 6:26 am | Comments (7)
Mubarakah Ibrahim needs to rent a commercial kitchen for no more then 10 hours each week to prepare and bake the dozens of navy bean pies that her small business distributes to local cafes and grocery stores.
But current city law treats her, and charges her, as if she owns an independent restaurant.
Now she wants to change the law.
Continue reading ‘Bean Pie Baker Cooks Up Micro-Biz Law’
by Thomas Breen | Sep 26, 2018 1:17 pm | Comments (7)
Daniel Parillo spent summers as a kid traveling between his local home and his grandparents’ goat, chestnut, and fig farms in Caserta, Italy.
There, in his grandmother’s kitchen in the Campanian countryside, he first learned to love the smell and taste of wood-fired pizza, meat, and vegetables.
Continue reading ‘Da Legna’s Owners Turn Jet Into Nolo’
by Allan Appel | Sep 25, 2018 2:06 pm | Comments (1)
Chunks of the bottom-crawling creature, not stringy fragments. And not a modest helping, but a hefty four ounces. Slathered in tons of butter.
Continue reading ‘Lobster Hut Boils With Buttery Business’
by Thomas Breen | Sep 14, 2018 6:49 am | Comments (5)
Tamales made with fermented pork sausage and farina. Coal-roasted vegetables served with housemade ricotta. A 32-ounce dry-aged ribeye steak.
Oh yeah, and one-dollar bagels, baked in house every morning and available seven days a week.
Those are a few selections from the eclectic menu of Olmo, the new restaurant, catering service, and take-out spot that will replace the recently closed Caseus Fromagerie & Bistro at the corner of Trumbull Street and Whitney avenue downtown.
Continue reading ‘Caseus Morphs Into Olmo’
by Staff | Aug 20, 2018 6:54 am | Comments (2)
Peter Schaller of the United Way sent in this write-up about a mobile food pantry event in Fair Haven:
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” ― Fred Rogers
Continue reading ‘Neighbors Feed Neighbors’