Join “Worth Tasting,” New Haven’s Original Culinary Walking Tour On September 20 

Fall is always a great time to explore the culinary scene of New Haven. Join us. For reservations, please go to

photos from  July 26th tour

We began this tour with great views and pastries at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

WAVE Gallery is known for not only gifts but artisan chocolate

Union League prepared works of art for dessert.

The Elm City Market, one of our newer stops offered several samplings and explained the co-op model of store

Meat & Co. has unique hot sandwiches. We sampled several of them..

Claire’s is always a fun stop, especially meeting owner, Claire Criscuolo

News Channel 8’s Jocelyn Maminta and her daughter enjoy pizza at BAR

Always a great cup of coffee at Willoughby’s

Ben Gaffney of Atticus Bookstore Cafe always serves up an interesting and tasty dish.

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