New Haven, Connecticut, boasts an exciting foodie scene, with options such as upscale contemporary Italian cuisine, farm-to-table fare and even the opportunity to dine at the restaurant that invented the American hamburger. We’ve provided a guide to the best dining spots the city has to offer.
Established in 1999, ZINC is a venture from co-owners Donna Curran and chef Denise Appel, who share a passion for local food that showcases produce made by the local community. A firm favorite with foodies both native and visiting, the restaurant boasts a prime location directly across from the historic New Haven Green and its sustainable, farm-to-table menu features delicious produce from local artisans including Liuzzi’s Cheese and Jones Apiaries. Expect innovative, contemporary American dishes like the slow-roasted baby ribs appetizer with honey hoisin glaze, peach salsa and pickled cucumber noodles, or the chili marinated Pacific black cod main with Szechuan pepper mussels, baby bok choy and bamboo rice.
ZINC, 964 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT, USA, +1 203 624 0507