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Sep 25, 2009 01:06 PM

Homemade corned beef hash in New Haven/ Fairfield county?

Is there anyone that makes homemade corned beef hash in Fairfield or New Haven county? We got spoiled at the Wicked Oyster when we went to the cape, now the canned variety just won't do!

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    1. North of New Haven, if you're in the neighborhood, try O'Rourke's Diner in Middletown. One of my favorite (and least expensive) breakfasts there is Brian's corned beef hash and egg sandwich on a roll made right there on the premises. He also makes duck hash, red flannel hash, more hash than you can shake a stick at and IT IS ALL FAB!

      Video about the diner (and some of the hash varieties) here:

      BTW, I recall a recent discussion about how to make your own CB hash on the home cooking board, should you give up on trying to find real homemade hash out and feel like DIY at home:

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      1. re: kattyeyes

        Thanks, Katty for pointing the way to O'Rourke's. I had forgotten that they serve it. You're such a good kitty for providing the link to making it yourself.
        Doing a search I found something closer: Equinox Diner in West Haven and Orange have corned beef hash:
        76 Orange Ave
        West Haven, CT 06516
        (203) 562-0666

        285 Boston Post Rd
        Orange, CT 06477-3520

        1. re: Scargod

          Thanks for the info and links katty and Scargod! We're in Milford, so will try Equinox 1st, and will report back.

          The Corner in Milford has hash, but its made with a lot of sweet potato and is much too wet for what we are looking for (LOVE The Corner, though!)

          1. re: JenJeninCT

            Let us know what you think of Equinox!! I've heard great things about The Corner, but I'm not often in Milford . . .

            1. re: JenJeninCT

              Equinox is so gross (check other posts), but see what you think. Have you ever tried Rena's hash at The Kimberly on the Post Road? I love The Corner too. I'm not into hash but Chips in Orange has CB Hash Omelet and regular hash and eggs too.

          2. re: kattyeyes

            O'Rourke's is a great diner. I'd trust them with hash.

            1. re: zoe p.

              You can trust them with squirrels, too! They feed the squirrels. No squirrel in their hash...

          3. In "Cordially Invited to Meet Death," Nero Wolfe is persuaded (the only time he was ever persuaded by a woman of anything about food, I think) that the best corned beef hash requires the addition of pork chitlins. The recipe is in the Nero Wolfe cookbook, but I admit I've never tried it.

            1. They serve a very good homemade hash at The Sandwich Board in Hamden (at Skiff St/Whitney Ave).

              Plus, the homefries are usually cooked nice and crispy the way I like them, and the homemade muffins are also good. I've never had a bad breakfast there.

              1. my faves for corn beef hash are City Limits in Stamford or Kings in Newtown