DIXWELL/NEWHALLVILLE
GASTRO TOUR w/ ROLL NEW HAVEN
[date tbd]

Join Artspace and Roll New Haven as they host a rolling tour of restaurants in the Newhallville and Dixwell neighborhoods. Participating restaurants include: Dope n Delcious, Tropical Carribean, Wing Madness, Ricky D’s Rib Shack and Orchid Cafe. The tour will begin at the corner of Canal and Webster Streets, looping through both neighborhoods and ending at the ConnCAT building. We will spend 15-30 minutes at each restaurant. Ample food will be included, additional food and drink for purchase. Chairs and tables are available at each location for rest.

Bring your wheels! Skateboards, rollerblades, scooters are welcome. We recommend all participant ride with a helmet and protective clothing. This event is for ages 16+ (because of the long inner-city route,) and all participants under 18 must ride with a chaperone. We will equip the caravan with a front and back rider to ensure the group stays together. Although it will be fairly cool at the end of October, please bring water. Riders may want to consider bringing a bike lock for stops in public locations.

Limited spaces available: Reserve your spot today!

Free and open to the public.

RESTAURANT+LOCAL STOPS

STARTING LOCATION:
CORNER OF CANAL AND WEBSTER STREETS
near
Webster Community Garden
2 Webster St, New Haven, CT 06511

Dope n Delcious
300 Dixwell Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

Tropical Carribean
206 Dixwell Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

Wing Madness
716 Dixwell Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

Ricky D’s Rib Shack
302 Winchester Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

 Orchid Cafe at ConnCAT
4 Science Park, New Haven, CT 06511


Steve Roberts uses his love of skateboarding and food to create social connection. A native a of New Haven, Connecticut, he began skateboarding at 13 years old. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College in advertising and public relations. While in Providence, he began working in kitchens to explore the culinary arts. After moving back to New Haven in 2016, he continued to work in restaurants around New Haven including Zinc, ROIA and Anchor Spa. He has also started Nappe Roots, a pop-up/supper club project which allows Steve to harness his creativity by creating unique dining experiences for the urban sophisticate.