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Trading famous pizza slices for the sweeter side of the Elm City

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NEW HAVEN -- He is largely known for his pizza tours, but Colin Caplan decided that as Valentine's Day was approaching, his visitors might enjoy the sweeter side of his city.

CupcakesCaplan, who runs the Taste of New Haven Food and Drink Tours, has ditched slices for sweets.

"We have a new tour for everybody," Caplan proclaimed about the new Be Sweet Tour. "It's got some great culinary culture and good history about New Haven, most importantly, it's got a great eclectic tasting of New Haven sweet shops."

The sweet shop stops vary from tour to tour, but expect a sugar rush no matter when or where you go.

Our tour featured stops at along Whitney Avenue at Crepes Choupette, Tony's Square Donuts, and Katalina's Bakery.

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"I want people to leave here with a great appreciation of New Haven's shops and restaurants," Caplan added, "I want them to feel like there is more than just pizza in New Haven."

The Be Sweet Tour runs on Valentine's Day and on select dates throughout the year. The cost is $55 per person. For more information click here.

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