Monthly Archives: April 2013

What’s Here? Your Hoppy Place

Dried Woodruff. Heather Tips. Flaked Rye. Gypsum. Iris Moss. Amarillo. These may sound like things you’d find bubbling in a witch’s cauldron. In fact, they’re just a few examples of the wide range of ingredients, amidst hydrometers and other gadgets, you’ll find sitting on the shelves at Luck & Levity Brewshop, the seven-month-old homebrew and…
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What’s New? Briq

Briq, one of New Haven’s newest restaurants and social destinations, hosted its Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, April 18th. Over 100 guests were greeted by complimentary specialty cocktails, and a generous spread of Briq’s signature tapas and menu samplings served up by well-known New Haven chef Mike Hazen. Owner Leon DeMaille and the Briq team…
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What’s Here? Starring Roles

Next time you’re strolling through New Haven’s Ninth Square district, look down. You’ve probably walked by, or on, them before: 21 granite stars embedded in the sidewalks of Orange and Crown Streets. There’s one memorializing Elnora Bess, a dressmaker who opened Elnora’s Fashion House (both a shop and a school) in 1941, and Lee Chong,…
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What’s New? Judies is Back. Just Call It “La Cuisine”

Ben Bloom loves bread so much he refused to let his all-time favorite, a French peasant loaf created by longtime friend Judie Saleeby, become baking history. He bought her recipes and the name and hired 15 employees to plant a branch of his Branford-based La Cuisine in downtown New Haven. An aromatic ribbon cutting for…
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