Under the Lights at Goosefeather

From when it opened in the summer of 2019, I had Goosefeather near the top of my “must-try list.” And for good reason, actually, lots of reasons. One, it’s owned by chef, restauranteur, and Top Chef contestant Dale Talde. Two, it’s a modern, cheffy take on the cuisine from Hong Kong with aspects of dim…

Brunchin’ at The Blake

At the start of 2019, The Blake Hotel opened in Downtown New Haven. In the spring, a rooftop lounge, High George, and a restaurant, Hamilton Park would open. Normally, hotel restaurants garner a reaction of “Meh,”—this is Connecticut, not New Orleans—but when the restaurants are under the direction of Tyler Anderson, chef Ashley Flagg, and…

A ❤️’s E

This is easily one of the most incomplete blog posts you’ll ever see here, but ya know what? Don’t care. Sometimes you just have to shout-out something you love, especially when it’s focused on pizza and what’s a no-doubt great NYC cheeseburger. City folks likely know it, but for those in Connecticut and Westchester that…

Lulu, My Love

I’ve mentioned before on CTbites how difficult it is for me to find a solid Asian takeout spot in Norwalk. As you can imagine, that statement resulted in some comments, texts, singing telegrams, and even a carrier pigeon showed up with suggestions. “But have you tried…” Yes. Yes, I have. If it’s in Norwalk, I…

Happily Evarito’s After

Heartbreak comes in many forms. I’ve certainly experienced it when it comes to relationships, and I’ve felt it when a favorite haunt shutters. My heart was broken when Cask Republic South Norwalk closed. It was my spot back when it was The Ginger Man and that continued with it’s chic beer bar makeover. When the…