Café Aura—Connecticut Needs Its Heroes Now More Than Ever

It’s always a sad day when a venerated restaurant closes, as Cavey’s in Manchester did in May, 2019. So the looming closure of Cavey’s, esteemed enough to draw gourmands from across Connecticut and even beyond, was potentially a terrible one, both for the community and the restaurant’s loyal and well-trained staff. But there’s a hero to this story—one who might already be Connecticut’s top hero.

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Haven Hot Chicken

Haven Hot Chicken Brings a Taste of Nashville to the Elm City

Saturday, October 17, was the public opening of Haven Hot Chicken in downtown New Haven—and there was a line down the block. Earlier in the week, my wife Ann and I were the first to attend the press opening of this exciting new Nashville hot chicken restaurant created by a team of industry veterans well known to followers of the Elm City food scene.

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