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Zuppardi’s Apizza: Astounding Sausage Pie in West Haven

The Zuppardi's special, topped with mushrooms and their majestic homemade sausage.

The Zuppardi's special, topped with mushrooms and their majestic homemade sausage.

I’m not going to lie: we were excited about Zuppardi’s.

Sometimes when you’re scoping out potential pizza place, the word on the street (or the internet, in our case) is so positive that you know you’re in for a great meal. As Roadfood.com reviewer Nick Perna puts it, “Zuppardi’s is at least as good as, if not better than, the big name apizza places in New Haven, without the long lines. Actually, I think it is the best in the state.” Add to that homemade sausage that Connecticut Magazine has dubbed the best in the state, and you can see why we suspected Zuppardi’s would be something special. Continue reading

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Dayton Street Apizza: A New Haven Local

The red pie with mozzarella at Dayton Street Apizza.

The red pie with mozzarella at Dayton Street Apizza.

Dayton Street Apizza lies just a few miles up Whalley Avenue from downtown New Haven, but it feels well off the beaten path. This restaurant is a true neighborhood place: an unpretentious takeout joint with just 14 seats, it is hardly a destination restaurant like New Haven’s Big Three, and most of its residents are Westville locals from just down the street.

We were surprised, then, that the New Haven Advocate said it had pies “to rival Wooster Street.” Continue reading

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