Tag Archive: NewsFeed: Skip the Club

  1. Foster’s: The Next New Haven Comedy Club?

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    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 floor with all the patrons looking at him (some uninterested folk at the bar actually had their back to him and were watching the Yankees game- **Go Yankees**) — anyway, I digress. So we go on and the man tells us to come sit up front and center. I look around the room to try to figure out what is going on, and this woman at the bar mouths “leave now”. (more…)

  2. Skip the Club: The Classier Side of New Haven

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    Not really digging the New Haven club scene, but want to go out and enjoy a drink with friends at a classy joint? Try Nikkita’s, Kudeta, Bottega Lounge, Fosters, Geronimo’s, and/or Soul de Cuba.

    Soul De Cuba:

    I was first introduced to Soul de Cuba by a good friend of mine that I met while working on the Ned Lamont Campaign. Her significant other at the time was good friends with the owner(s) of this eclectic restaurant. At first we would just go there after hours and have some impromptu meals and drinks. However, I soon started going to Soul De Cuba on a much more regular basis during their normal business hours; there was something about this Spanish/African atmosphere that kept drawing me to it. Whenever I have friends visiting from out of town, I try to make sure that I take them to this spot at least once and I am constantly referring co-workers, friends, and other Yale students to this place. (more…)