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Rise and Shine All Day at Life Bowls

Rise and Shine All Day at Life Bowls

co-written by guest authors Zosia Caes and Anna B Albright photos taken and edited by editor-in-chief Alara Degirmenci Life Bowls the quintessential modern cafe: all-wood minimalist furnishing with floor-to-ceiling windows for maximum natural light. The clean design is punctuated by funky, colorful paintings of fruits and vibrant plants. Life Bowls feels fresh – and they … Continue reading

Celebration of Venezuelan Food and Culture at Somos Handcrafted Arepas

Celebration of Venezuelan Food and Culture at Somos Handcrafted Arepas

Co-written by guest authors Noah Kopf and Akhil Rajan Photos by editor-in-chief Alara Degirmenci A barely-furnished interior. Roped-off dining areas in the street outside. Customers knocking on the glass doors to pick up orders. Brothers Alejandro and Andres Cordido didn’t think it would look like this when they decided to open a fast-casual arepa restaurant … Continue reading

Inventive Craft Cocktails and Multicultural Food Experience at New Haven’s Historic Bar

Inventive Craft Cocktails and Multicultural Food Experience at New Haven’s Historic Bar

Co-written by guest author Anna B Albright and editor-in-chief Alara Degirmenci If you’ve walked through downtown New Haven, you’ve noticed Anchor Spa. An unconventional facade hides a Black-owned Caribbean-style restaurant and creative bar. Named after the Milford, Connecticut beach where it first opened during Prohibition, in its halcyon days The Anchor became a favorite watering … Continue reading

An Uplifted Tavern Experience

An Uplifted Tavern Experience

On a Friday night before the onset of the ongoing midterm season, the Chew Haven team enjoyed a lavish early dinner at Tavern on State, an East Rock establishment located a fifteen minute walk away from the central Yale campus (on State Street, nestled among other restaurants previously reviewed by our blog). The multitude of … Continue reading

A Taste of Belgium on Chapel

A Taste of Belgium on Chapel

This past weekend, the Chew Haven team enjoyed an elaborate dinner at Atelier Florian — located a stone’s throw from the Yale University Art Gallery at 1166 Chapel Street, the establishment has been serving a fine blend of upscale Belgian-French fare to its patrons since May 2015. In keeping with our policy of inviting one … Continue reading