I would love to know what some of those old grocery stores were/are. Incidentally, I’ve been intending to go to New Haven again so I can check The Spot off my list, but I keep putting it off… and a coworker recently told me, with great enthusiasm, about another NH pizzeria called Grand Apizza. Decisions, decisions. But I think The Spot is going to come first.
One thing I forgot to mention about the Kensington Market: I saw Martin Rosol’s beloved smoked kielbasa inside their deli case. I hadn’t known that you could get this anywhere other than at Martin Rosol’s, where I’m told locals line up at Easter time, for that specific sausage. (Maybe some of them don’t know either!)