Iron Chef Elm City set for April 27 at Viking Distributing East in Wallingford

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Worth Tasting, The Original Culianry Walking Tour of downtown New Haven

On Saturday, June 8, the weather was perfect for the tour. Guests came from New Jersey, New York and from all parts of Connecticut. The next tour is July 27, 2013. Make your reservations now to assure your place. 203-777-8550 203-415-3519

Introductions at The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

Coffee tasting at Willoughby’s

You can’t just have one of those mini cupcakes at Kalalina’s

A cheese lesson at Caseus

Wow, mashed potato & bacon pizza at BAR

The legenday Claire Criscuolo of Claire’s Corner Copia talks about the history of the iconic restaurant founded 37 years ago.

Enjoying dumplings at York Noodle House

Some shopping and more food at Atticus Bookstore Cafe

Works of art at Union League Cafe

The tour is topped off with artisan chocolates and shopping at WAVE

Iron Chef Elm City is on Sunday, April 22

Check out the link below of this CT Style, “In The Kitchen” segment where Chef Ben Gaffney of Atticus, is given a “secret” ingredient and prepares a quick dish with it. This is just a tease as to what to expect on Sunday. See Ben compete against Chef/owner Dave Brooks of Judies and Jeremy Martindale Executive Chef at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale. Judges will be Jane Stern of “Roadfood,” Sarah Breckenridge of Fine Cooking Magazine and cookbook author Pam Anderson .A few tickets are available. Please call 203-777-8550 or 203-415-3519

Oh, What a Beautiful day for a Culinary Walking Tour

On Saturday, June 4, the weather could not have been better for Worth Tasting, The Culinary Walking Tour of New Haven. What better place to start the tour than at the top of the Omni, where guests got a spectacular view of the historic city and Yale. For those who are interested in the next tour, it is Saturday, July 9. For rservations, please call 203-777-8550 or 203-415-3519.


Sylvia and the cheese mongers at Caseus had the group sample Haloumi, a grilling cheese and a locally made cheddar cheese.

Enjoying dumplings at York Noodle

That mashed potato and Bacon Pizza with the brews from BAR hit the spot!

Wine Tasting with Noah from The Wine Thief

What great coffee at Willoughby’s….Gracie sure knows her java!

Jean Pierre from Union League Cafe prepared a dessert sampling paired with dessert wine that was a sweet ending to the tour.

Couldn’t resist tempting you to come on the next tour!