Tikkaway Fresh Indian Grill: Affordable, Light, Indian Takeaway

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Quick, light, healthy, flavorful. These all apply to meals you can take out in a hurry or eat in at your leisure at the Tikkaway Fresh Indian Grill on Orange Street. Launched by Gopinath “Gopi” Nair, the Tikkaway Grill is … Continue reading

Da Legna: Stellar Pizza, and More, for All

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You might wonder why New Haven needs another pizza restaurant, but a visit to Da Legna will convince you there’s always room for one more. Da Legna co-owner Daniel Parillo comes to Italian cooking honestly. His parents, Maria and Anthony, … Continue reading

Istanbul Cafe: Full Bellies and Belly Dancing

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You don’t have to join in the belly dancing at the Istanbul Cafe, but sometimes the spirit is hard to resist. Opened at its current Crown Street location in 1999, the Istanbul Cafe was Connecticut’s first Turkish restaurant. The original owner, … Continue reading

Lalibela: Please Eat With Your Hands

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Aficionados of Ethiopian cuisine have favorably compared Lalibela to the best such restaurants this side of the Atlantic. Washington D.C., home to world-class Ethiopian food, doesn’t hold a candle, they say. Started by Yonas Asfaw in 1998, it is now … Continue reading

Red Lentil — Standout Vegetarian and Vegan Cuisine

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NOTE: Red Lentil New Haven has closed. Their Watertown, MA location remains open. After launching my NewHavenEats blog, several friends reminded me not to forget restaurants specializing in vegetarian or vegan choices. They suggested their favorite: Red Lentil, offering a … Continue reading