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