Leon's Restaurant

Where Customers Feel Like Old Friends

Serving Authentic Italian Food

  1. Why We Love Italian Cuisine

    Welcome back to our blog! In our last post, we were diving into what makes Leon’s a wonderful Italian restaurant. Hopefully, we were able to show you why Leon’s is well-known and well-loved in North Haven. In our next post, we are going over why people just love Italian cuisine so much. Is it because of how a meal brings a family together? Because it’s filled with passion and simplicity? Or …Read More

  2. Welcome to Our New Blog!

    Ciao, Bella! Welcome to our brand new blog and website! We are so excited for you to learn all about Italian cuisine, the history of Italy, and what makes Leon’s the place to be. Located in North Haven, we are the establishment to get some authentic, delicious and filling Italian dishes for you and the whole family to enjoy. Since 1938, we have been staking our claim for amazing Italian food an…Read More

  3. Awe Yea!

    Thinking Duck Legs Confit!…Read More

  4. Spain stomps its way to wine sales supremacy

    Considering the 2013 vintage, Spain has stomped on its grape-growing European counterparts to become the biggest wine producer in the world. According to the Spanish government, Spain produced roughly 6.7 billion bottles of wine last year - more than a bottle apiece for every single person on the planet, at least if you subtract kids. Despite making all this wine, Spain isn’t drinking it. Accor…Read More

  5. Things You Didn't Know You Could Make in a Rice Cooker –

    and now I do... When you think of a rice cooker, there's probably one image that comes to mind: a round pot that you plug into the wall, add rice and water to, and turn on. A while later, you return to the pot, and voila! A meal's worth of fresh and fluffy rice is ready to go. An amazing friend, the best coach ever and a passionate foodie Claude Sandro had me invest in a rice cooker a while back a…Read More

  6. 10 Foods That Burn Fat

    Make sure to stock your fridge with these foods - and BTW never to early for - Italian Long Hots and San Marzano Tomatoes!! Spring is almost here, which means that many of you are getting ready for your warm-weather and body-bearing clothes. If you are hoping to lose weight and show off your long lean muscles this spring, in addition to hitting the gym (tell me you have not waited all winter) and …Read More

  7. 5 Tips for Starting Grilling Season Off Right

    It’s been a long and harsh winter across the nation with snow and ice storms forcing even the most die hard barbecue and grilling fans to keep their cooking relegated to the kitchen. But with the start of spring comes warmer temperatures and longer days, the perfect combination for those looking to fire up their backyard smokers and grills for the season’s first backyard cookout. Whether your …Read More

  8. The Most and Least Fattening Cuts of Steak –

    Some cuts are much leaner than others As we’ve been told time and time again, “fat is flavor.” Nowhere is this more applicable than in steaks, where the fat-to-meat ratio can mean the difference between a tough, chewy steak and a tender and delicious one. Below are 11 different steaks according to fat content, starting with the leanest and finishing with the fattiest. On a steak, fat appears…Read More

  9. It’s no surprise!!

    It’s no surprise that a few daily cups of Starbucks is bound to give you the jitters, and with this new app, you’ll be able to measure that jittery feeling. Jawbone, the technology company that created a wearable band to calculate insights into your health and lifestyle, has now created the UP Coffee app, which tracks the amount of caffeine you ingest and how it is affecting you sleep schedule…Read More

  10. Chianti getting all classy:

    News last week that the powers that be in Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region have created a new, super-duper designation for the region’s wines - Chianti Classico "Gran Selezione" - only about 10 percent of the region’s wines will qualify; in fact. That appeal has a lot to do with the primary grape used in Chianti, which is Sangiovese. Medium-bodied, with zingy acidity, when Sangiovese is gro…Read More

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