Mecha Noodle Bar: A new haven for foodies

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 environment. … 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

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