The Vermont Cynic

“Friends” Nepali restaurant makes you feel like family

Amanda Anderson, Staff Columnist

October 31, 2018


Filed under Culture, Editor's Picks, Reviews

Alek Fleury On the day the first snowflakes were spotted in Burlington, the sky was gray and the 38-degree wind whipped through the autumn colored trees. I had not ventured out all day and was feeling crabby. All that changed when I stepped foot inside Friends Nepali Restaurant. Located at 212 Main St. in...

Tiny Thai worth the drive

Chris Leow

April 28, 2016


Filed under Life

Tiny Thai delivers authentic flavors and a casual dining experience to make one great meal. This small, laid-back restaurant in Winooski strives to replicate how Thai food is actually enjoyed in Thailand. The space itself is appropriately “tiny,” but manages to seat a lot of people. However, it...

Spotlight on The Monkey House 

<p>Spotlight on The Monkey House </p>

November 19, 2015


Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

A small venue in downtown Winooski has been attracting UVM students who are looking for an alternative atmosphere to downtown Burlington. The Monkey House hosts four to five events a week ranging from local and national bands as well as a variety of other shows.  “We are open to anything, we host open mic nig...

Pingala: Vegan Food for Omnivores

Pingala: Vegan Food for Omnivores

September 14, 2015


Filed under Features

   As both an omnivore and a nitpicky jerk, it’s always bothered me a little to be called a carnivore. The confusion, if that’s what it is, likely stems from the fact that I eat meat with obvious enthusiasm. I’ve heard the term directed at other people who eat meat, usually by those who do n...

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