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Jan 30, 2008 04:46 AM

Yankee Doodle in New Haven Closed

Yes, the Doodle is gone. It's one of those places I seldom went to, but am depressed to hear it's out of business. A chain restaurant with a microwave, like Au Bon Pain across the street, is not a substitute.

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    1. Having eaten hundreds of breakfasts and lunches there 40+ years ago when I worked in the immediate area, I'm ashamed to admit I haven't patronized the Doodle since then after changing jobs. I feel like a person that always meant to go see an elderly friend or relative but never found the time till they were in the casket. "Cats in the cradle."
      A little piece of New Haven has died. RIP A new owner wouldn't be the same.

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      1. re: cheshirecat

        Donut's cut and fried on the grill with ice cream was pure genius.

      2. one of the saddest days in history

          1. Although I live in NY State, I happened to be in New Haven last week after the Doodle closed and I was very happy to find out today that there is hope for the The Yankee Doodle to reopen!

            For information or to dontate to the Save the Doodle campaign, go to: