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Eggplants: Cooking and Connecting with the Old World

Eggplants: Cooking and Connecting with the Old World

Brigitte Riordan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Filed under Features, Food

Food is culture. I am a first-generation Romanian-American, but I don’t know much about Romanian food....

Burlington’s Hierarchy of Needs

Burlington’s Hierarchy of Needs

February 28, 2018

Bagels, attention and therapy. Those are what I’d consider my three most potent needs to be. When...

A Lifetime of Donuts

A Lifetime of Donuts

Max McCurdy, Assistant Photo Editor

December 23, 2017

Filed under Features, Food

I vividly remember the first time I dreamed of visiting the Koffee Kup factory. It was winter of 2015,...

Slurred Words and Spatzle: Oktoberfest Vermont 2017

Slurred Words and Spatzle: Oktoberfest Vermont 2017

October 6, 2017

On a quest for locals to bear the last days of Burlington’s Indian summer, the solution was clear:...

Extra Spice in the Old North End

Extra Spice in the Old North End

November 8, 2015

“I’ll do medium spice, just to be safe,” said the server at Central Market Taste of Asia on North Winooski Avenue in Burlington’s North...

Sugar Shack Celebrates Syrup

Sugar Shack Celebrates Syrup

April 24, 2015

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Eat a Real Donut: Ren Wiener at Scout & Co

Eat a Real Donut: Ren Wiener at Scout & Co

March 29, 2015

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Grilled cheese impacts global hunger

Danielle Goglia

December 4, 2013

Filed under Archives, Features, Food

FeelGood is a small non-profit deli with a big mission.  The student-run organization with the slogan, "Ending world hunger one grilled cheese at a time," just completed their second campaign on the international crowdfunding site Indiegogo titled "A Week in Their Shoes."   "We did the first round of this event last Apri...

Mild, spicy and not too pricey

February 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Features, Food

Geographically, one might not expect the Burlington cuisine scene to offer a taste of Asian culture. Yet just a few minutes from campus are restaurants with tasty Vietnamese and Thai flair. Tourists may flock to Church Street, but should venture out just a bit farther and try Burlington's Pho Hong and Winooski's Tiny Thai for...

BTV Beats

Emma Hansen

April 4, 2012

Filed under Archives, Features, Food

Beer and food lovers rejoice.   The Prohibition Pig, a new pub in Waterbury, combines Southern-inspired food with beer options from around the world.  The lengthy draught list offers several selections from Vermont, and their food incorporates as many local ingredients as possible.  Waterbury businesses suffered in the aftermath of Hurri...

Dining with Dodson

February 23, 2009

Filed under Archives, Features, Food

Soup in the winter is exquisite. It tends to comfort one with its rich flavors and full body reviving each frozen sense. Soup is also simple to make. By either taking fresh ingredients or frozen leftovers, one has the opportunity to make something delicious by simply tossing everything into a simmering pot. I made butternut...

Nothing junior about it

April 29, 2008

Filed under Archives, Features, Food

The smell of freshly baked pizza and the sound of avidly talking diners surrounds customers as they walk past Junior's.Located at 167 Main Street, the restaurant was constructed in an old Dunkin Donuts store, yet now, one could not imagine a donut store there instead of this little pizza joint.There are a few tables in the re...

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