Latest Entries
L’Orcio

L’Orcio

  Last month, Carolina, Lauren and I decided we were finally going to go to L’Orcio, an Italian restaurant we’d been wanting to visit for years. Located at 806 State Street in East Rock, L’Orcio is well-known among New Haven locals for its great ambiance and even better dishes. To start we decided to split three … Continue reading

Da Legna

Da Legna

Truffle oil, burrata, and smoked salmon aren’t ingredients you’d expect at a typical pizza place, but Da Legna manages to incorporate them into beautiful artisanal pies that make you question your loyalty to cheese and pepperoni. Many New Haven locals agree that Da Legna has some of the best pizza around, but somehow word hasn’t made its way to the tourist … Continue reading

Meat and Co.

Meat and Co.

At Meat & Co., gourmet sandwiches are just a tool to support the restaurant’s greater purpose: bringing in people to “meat” with good “company.” After a tasty lunch there with a big group on a sunny fall Friday, we think they performed on all fronts. The sandwich shop is run by the owners of its … Continue reading

Welcome Back 2014

Welcome Back 2014

It’s hard to believe that Chew Haven is back for our fourth and final year of school. The three of us have finally moved in, turned 21, and are ready to chew our way through the New Haven food scene one last time. We’ve got an exciting year ahead of us with plenty of new posts that we can’t … Continue reading

Tikkaway Grill

Tikkaway Grill

As of today, Tikkaway Grill is the best restaurant in New Haven according to Yelp. With entrees that cost less than $7, food that’s served to-go with disposable utensils, and seven small tables, Tikkaway has redefined what it means to sell great food. The restaurant boasts a 5-star average rating with over 120 reviews, an honor for Tikkaway’s gracious owner Gopi. Just last month, … Continue reading