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…

Bear’s Smokehouse at The Stack Opens in New Haven

Stellar BBQ and very beery things are happening at the DISTRICT As if I needed another reason to LOVE New Haven…now the Elm City can boast that it has a brand-new addition that smokes some of Connecticut’s best BBQ. In a state where very good BBQ isn’t common, there are two names that stand out….

New Haven Pizza: A Pictorial

At the start of 2017, I started some fun research for Westchester Magazine. Fun because…PIZZA! The piece, titled “A ‘Haven’ for Pizza Lovers,” was a food/travel article that featured four (I would’ve included Da Legna in here if I was allowed) popular New Haven pizza places, and short write-ups on each, including the pies they’re…