The Journal Gazette
PepperSpice Pepper & Spice Jamaican Restaurant on Lower Huntington Road. (Ryan DuVall)

Find excellent Jamaican fare in Waynedale

It's the kind of food you need in the dead of winter.

December 8, 2019 1:00 am

Extremes rare in years of restaurant reviews

Since my first review I have given 23 restaurants perfect ratings.

December 1, 2019 1:00 am

Raimondo's Jalapeno poppers from Raimondo's Pizza on West State Boulevard. (Ryan DuVall)

Old-school service sets pizza parlor apart

Though Raimondo's pizza is not 100% old school there is still plenty of service at the tables to make it a rare and dying breed.

November 24, 2019 1:00 am

Savery Barbecued wings from Savery Vegan Grill on Taylor Street. (Ryan DuVall)

Go meatless without cutting out junk food

It was my kind of place even if it wasn't really my kind of place.

November 17, 2019 1:00 am

Leo Cafe The loaded waffle from Leo Cafe. (Ryan DuVall)

Breakfast options stand out at quaint diner

Everything about Leo Café put me in the right mood from the time I got out of my car along Center Street in Leo-Cedarville.

November 10, 2019 1:00 am

Tropic Chicken Tacos from Tropic Chicken on East State Boulevard. (Ryan DuVall)

Stellar hot bar follows eatery to new address

Its move to East State Boulevard was a rather quiet one.

November 3, 2019 1:00 am

Trolley Jambalaya at Trolley Steaks & Seafood on Dupont Road. (Ryan DuVall)

Dupont staple delivers on tried-and-trues

Though there were many missteps, it was tried-and-true staples that kept my faith in Trolley Steaks & Seafood.

October 27, 2019 1:00 am

Easthaven A nifty sign above the kitchen window at the Easthaven Tavern in New Haven. (Ryan DuVall)

New Haven eatery sticking with what works

It is a throwback that has rolled with the changes without changing much at all – from the décor to the menu to the policy...

October 20, 2019 1:00 am

Burger Bar The food was neatly arranged on the trays at Burger Bar in the Hampton Inn & Suites downtown. (Ryan DuVall)

Hotel eatery perfect for downtown visitors

There was no secret here; the name said it all.

October 13, 2019 1:00 am

Redwood Inn Sausage roll from the Redwood Inn on West Main Street. (Ryan DuVall)

Italian offerings still shine at West Main bar

The menu doesn't have any new bells or whistles, and that is not really a bad thing.

October 6, 2019 1:00 am

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