fodd related gift certificate for somewhere in new haven- STAT!
our dear friends are leaving us (los angeles) to take a job at yale new haven hospital- we want to get them the above item as a going away gift- for a party TOMMORROW night!- they are a great youngish couple (late 30's0 its all about the point of reference, right?) with 3 kids- 9, 7 and 2- he: surgeon, she: mba turned stay at home mom-something family freindly- a great cafe or diner?- or just fun and indulgent- a cool bakery- cupcake or ice cream shop?
any ideas along those lines that i can deal with online or by phone?
many thanks east coast chowhounders!!
btw your S.NE posts are bringing me back to the good old days in middletown, while i attended wesleyan...some great food memories were made then, too
THE place to go for ice cream in New Haven is Ashley's on York Street.
Wonderful ice cream. And their bittersweet hot fudge sauce is to die for. I would love to take a bath in it. Yum.
and for bakeries, there's Marjolaine on State Street:
Start the kids on Sarah Bernhearts and frangipane blackberry tarts!