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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
New Haven
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
7.5
$30
Good, inexpensive sushi with a surprise at The End

The name is all that seems to have changed at this popular sushi restaurant (formerly known as Hama). The owners are still the same, and the atmosphere is still pretty sterile and bright. But with this sushi at these prices, who cares?

The reasonably priced menu is extensive, with a focus on dozens of unique house rolls. Keep in mind that Math 251b (Stochastic Processes) is a necessary prerequisite for deducing the complex formula governing the selection of choices in the excellent-value combination lunches… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
New Haven
Food
Feel
Price
8.7
7.0
$15
The best Chinese restaurant in New Haven has earned its own space—finally

Great Wall used to be concealed within the dark depths of Hong Kong Grocery, behind aisles of persimmons, ginger, and green onions in cardboard boxes. The restaurant was uncannily reminiscent of short-order restaurants in Beijing: the snappy women demanding your order and yelling in dialect, the chef in back chopping huge cuts of pork, the Styrofoam containers and plastic bags with juices and fats seeping out, the impossibly cheap prices, the Chinese clientele sitting at scattered tables and plastic chairs… [More]