New Haven, CT Food & Drinks

Yale Daily News

New Italian restaurant Villa Lulu opens on College Street

New Haven’s newest Italian offering opened last week in downtown. Villa Lulu, the product of seasoned restaurateur Moe Gad, opened on Wednesday at a ribbon-cutting ceremony outside of the restaurant’s location at 230 College St. The modern Italian eatery, which boasts a diverse menu of pastas, salads and classic Italian entrees, is Gad’s second restaurant on College Street and his third in the Elm City.
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Bristol Press

Bysiewicz visits Bristol Farmers Market to stress its benefits, importance

BRISTOL -- Connecticut Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz visited the Bristol Farmers Market Saturday morning to meet with local vendors, farmers and city officials to discuss the importance of such markets across the state. “I grew up on a farm in Middletown so I always love meeting farmers,” said Bysewicz. “Agriculture...
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Southern Wings Express: a VERY REAL Chicken Wing Review!!

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So, a few people I know told me to try a place called Southern Wings Express, located on Elm Street, West Haven, Connecticut. I decided to get their Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings, Mac and Cheese and Potato Salad. Is this comfort food as good as everyone has been telling me? Would I recommend it to YOU? Find out NOW ONLY on Mostly Healthy Food Reviews! Southern Wings Express 128 Elm Street West Haven CT <a href=""></a>/
New Haven Register

Pizza, beer, ax throwing paired in new edgy Orange business

ORANGE — COVID-19 took a whack at the projected profits of the Montana Nights Axe Throwing business, but the owner is hoping a new location in the Christmas Tree Plaza and its two others in the state will be on target as the pandemic subsides and the nights get colder.

The Burgess Brothers Cornbread & ChurWaffle Maker

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — If you’re looking for a new, cozy fall recipe to try this season, look no further. Jonathan Burgess is Co-Founder of The Burgess Brothers, they make several food products, recipes and so much more. CT restaurateurs and foodies will now be able to enjoy cornbread...
New Haven Register

Pulled Pickle Pizza, anyone?

CLINTON — Perhaps pizza traditionalists will revolt at a Pulled Pickle Pizza, a combination of pulled pork and dill pickle resting on Monterey Jack and cheddar, and dressed in BBQ sauce. Or the Lemon Boy, which has sliced lemon and smoked mozzarella mingling with olive oil and garlic, spiced with Aleppo Pepper and drizzled with honey.
Connecticut Post

CT grocery chain sees 'added challenges' in hiring seasonal workers

As Connecticut’s retail and shipping sector staffs up for the 2021 holiday season, many are bracing for what could be a tougher sell luring people back to the work force who sat out the pandemic for varying reasons, whether due to health concerns, not finding quite the right opportunities, or content to make ends meet on unemployment compensation.
Norwich Bulletin

Cheeseburgers are the classic, American staple, here are 10 places in Eastern Conn. to try

Few things are as American as a delicious cheeseburger. Cooked and topped however you want it, there's so many ways to enjoy a burger. We could go on and on, much like Bubba talking about shrimp from Forest Gump, but we think these local restaurants across Eastern Connecticut do a better job of showcasing all the ways you can chow down on the quintessential American staple.