Apr 9th, 2008
5:55 pm
April 9th, 2008 | Uncategorized
“Spa Waters” and Lobster?

Yale’s organic café (I’m assuming they mean The Thain Family Café, which they neglect to mention is unfortunately not incorporated into the Yale meal plan) faces stiff competition from Bowdoin, Wesleyan, Stanford and others in this New York Times article evaluating improved campus food. —Hilary Faxon

Apr 8th, 2008
7:35 pm
April 8th, 2008 | Uncategorized
Top 10: Classic

Most likely to be mentioned immediately after the sentence “Oh yeah, I’ve been to New Haven.” People will laugh at you if you don’t go to these restaurants at least once before you graduate. 10. Rudy’s 71, male and drunk according to their Myspace page — what more could you ask for? Go to partake […]

Apr 7th, 2008
6:15 pm
April 7th, 2008 | Uncategorized
Coffee Tales, Part 2: Koffee on Audobon

Probably the best coffee shop in New Haven (see #3 on Top 10 Underrated) for normal reasons like ambience and quality beverages, Koffee also happens to boast an endless supply of bizarre conversations. For a prime example of why writers hang out in cafes all the time, please refer to the following overheard exchange.

Apr 6th, 2008
11:24 pm
April 6th, 2008 | Uncategorized
Foster’s: The Next New Haven Comedy Club?

I went to Foster’s last night with a friend of mine just to enjoy some after-dinner drinks. Foster’s is one of the places that I list as an alternative to the New Haven “club district.” As we walked by the window, we saw a man with a microphone standing in the middle of the restaurant […]

Apr 3rd, 2008
7:24 pm
April 3rd, 2008 | Uncategorized
Move out “Mom and Pop”: The “Big Boys” are Coming to Town

Start on the corner of Crown and Chapel Streets and proceed towards the New Haven green. If you keep your eyes and focus situated to the left, you will notice the once-deserted old New Haven “mall” is now bustling with some sort of activity. In the tall glass windows—that I believe at one point may […]

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