Food Finds

Libby’s Italian Pastries, New Haven now Offering Online Ordering! - November 8, 2012

Almost as well known as Sally’s & Pepe’s Apizza on Wooster Street, the family owned and operated  Libby’s Italian Pastry Shop also…


Elm City Market Opens - December 31, 2011

My dinner assignments were chocolate chip cookies, croissants, dinner rolls, French baguette and flowers.
I ordered the croissants from a fu


Caseus Fromagerie Bistro - February 22, 2011

Bon Appétit occaisionally rounds up a variety of not-to-be-missed specials from restaurants across the country. And what kind of New Haven b…


Kitchen Zinc - January 28, 2011

Met some friends recently during happy hour at Kitchen Zinc, where all wines — some that sell for $10 a glass —  are a mere $5! Our hunger had u…


Culinary Boot Camp - December 21, 2009

Schenectady County’s first-ever culinary “Boot Camp” will take place January 4-6, 2010. It’s a three-day, two-night culina…

New York City Edition: Kolache Mama, A Foodie Grab-And-Go - September 30, 2009

The kolache (kuh-lah-chee) has just literally arrived in the big apple.
The kolache — hoping to be the fast food of foodies — is a fresh-bake


Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT, Worth the Trip - September 29, 2009

Most things change dramatically, but not Farmington’s Hill-Stead Museum.
I first visited the museum many moons ago when doing a story o


New Haven Edition: Ibiza Tapas Wine Bar and Cafe, Hamden CT — I Can’t Stay Away - September 10, 2009

Ignacio Blanco always sports a smile. And he should, as he has another hit restaurant:  His new no-reservations tapas and wine bar across from…