Hamden, Connecticut doesn’t spring to mind when I think of great places to have a meal. In fact, Hamden, Connecticut doesn’t spring to mind when I think of anything, really. In the past few months, however, I’ve been spending a good chunk of time there, and thankfully, there’s MiKro.
On Whitney Avenue, in a small shopping strip of sorts, you’ll find this little beer bar wedged amongst a UPS store and a pizza joint. The beer selection is wealthy yet manageable, the menu is sophisticated but not pretentious, the barkeeps know their stuff, and the food—oh, the food. I can easily say it’s the best food I’ve had in Hamden to date, and I don’t see it falling from that position.
Head to MiKro and order one of these:
And once you get to this point: