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Mecha Noodle Bar: A new haven for foodies

  On a typical night, New Haven’s new noodle bar, Mecha, is packed with people filling their stomachs with Asian comfort food. The space buzzes with laughter and conversations radiating out from long communal tables. Hip-Hop rhythms thud energetically in the background. Mecha, pronounced “MAY-CHA” means “Mom & Pop” in Vietnamese, reflecting the joyful, familial … Continue reading

A Parents Weekend Guide

Your parents are on campus and it’s time to finally eat something other than dining hall food. Here is where to go and how to get the most out of your parents’ wallets. Breakfast & Coffee Jojo’s:  Mediocre espresso and drip coffee but highly recommend their honey lemon ginger tea. It’s fantastic and a cure-all … Continue reading

Guten tag G Café!

Guten tag G Café!

Good, grain, great, ground, gorgeous….what does the G stand for in G Café? It can mean whatever you want it to, said Maria Corina, the General Manager of the Orange Street location of G Café. Initially, it might have stood for German or grain because the café has been so influenced by the German bread … Continue reading

Junzi: Behind the Bing with Lucas Sin

Junzi: Behind the Bing with Lucas Sin

Junzi Kitchen (pronounced: June like the month, Za like pizza) has already established itself in a void that the Yale community may not have realized it was missing: innovative Northern Chinese food. The menu at “Junzi,” a pre-Confucian term for a community leader, rests upon traditional Northern Chinese dishes: Chun bing, Chinese-style crepes traditionally filled … Continue reading

Olea: Fusion at its Best

Olea: Fusion at its Best

When the Chew Haven team walked into Olea with a few friends, we were immediately intrigued by the restaurant’s new design and ambiance. The restaurant has a sleek, modern style and its sandy color palette and wave-like shapes give off an oceanic vibe. As many know this location to be the old home of Ibiza, … Continue reading