Ivy Wok celebrates 20 years in New Haven food scene

NEW HAVEN — A ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of Ivy Wok was held Thursday at 316 Elm St., at The Shops at Yale, according to Yale University Properties.   Ivy Wok, originally opened as Ivy Noodle, but owner Coreen Guo updated her kitchen and expanded her menu from mostly noodle specific meals to […]

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New store fills the Elm City’s sneaker shortage

Armed with a pair of oversized gold scissors, Bilal Jaber cut a long blue ribbon on Monday, commemorating the grand opening of his store, Sneaker Junkies, located on Chapel Street.   Yale’s Office of New Haven and State Affairs and its University Properties division hosted the ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce the new store — a […]

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New retailer puts best foot forward on Chapel St.

“Kicks just keep gettin’ harder to find,” sang Paul Revere & the Raiders back in 1966. But not in 2019, and not on Chapel Street in downtown New Haven. Specifically, 976 Chapel Street, where fashion-forward footwear and athletic-wear retailer Sneaker Junkies celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting Monday afternoon under the auspices of landlord Yale University […]

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Appetizer & Dessert Crawl to benefit New Haven animal shelter

NEW HAVEN — The Shops at Yale later this month will hold its 3rd annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl Fundraiser to benefit the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter, according to a release.   The event is slated for Aug. 18 with check-in on the Broadway Island at 56 Broadway.   Read the full […]

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Sherkaan: Indian street food with a chill, innovative vibe

In New Haven, one of Connecticut’s most exciting food cities, Ankit Harpaldas is looking to disrupt traditional Indian cuisine.   Harpaldas’ Sherkaan Indian Street Food, which opened in April, is hoping to change the game, presenting innovative and “totally bindaas” food — borrowing Hindi slang for “chill” or “the coolest.”   Read the full article.

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MSNBC – Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years

MSNBC – Yale University Properties is hosting an anniversary celebration in honor of Ashley’s Ice Cream at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 25 at 280 York Street at The Shops at Yale in downtown New Haven. At the festivities, Yale University Properties will welcome guests including New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, Alder Jeanette Morrison, local merchants […]

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WTNH News 8 – Ashley’s Ice Cream celebrates 40th anniversary

WTNH NEWS 8 – One of the most well known ice cream shops in Connecticut just hit a major milestone. Ashley’s Ice celebrated its 40th anniversary on Tuesday — sharing the special day with customers by offering $1 scoops. What’s the secret to staying in business so long? Watch the full segment. Click here! Ashley’s […]

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Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years of Locally Made Ice Cream

Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years of Locally Made Ice Cream

Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years of Locally Made Ice Cream Ashley’s Ice Cream Commemorates their Anniversary with a Special Promotion – $1 Cones from 1:00-4:00pm on June 25th New Haven, CT – Yale University Properties is hosting an anniversary celebration in honor of Ashley’s Ice Cream at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 25 at 280 York Street […]

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Full of Surprises

The obvious comparison is between Sherkaan and what Kapadia called “white tablecloth” Indian restaurants, which she explained are Indian by way of imperial Britain. Harpaidas, who is also Kapadia’s husband, elaborates. “Anyone who thought Indian food thought tikka masala or vindaloo, right? I’m not saying it’s not true Indian. They use Indian spices. But it’s […]

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