A Taste of Fall

A Taste of Fall

By Sadie Williams Do you feel like you’ve tasted it all? These local restaurants will rev up your taste buds with their fall specials. Date night, anyone? Barkeaters’ Chef Barbara Cote works magic with her Pork Osso Buco, a slow braised pork shank nestled on a bed of mascarpone risotto with spinach, caramelized apples and […]

A seat for cell phones at the table

A seat for cell phones at the table

By Sadie Williams Some rules are set in stone, or at least, they used to be. Using a phone at the dinner table used to be taboo. If the sharp trill of the phone interrupted conversation at the table, most families let it ring, forsaking whatever telemarketer or relative was calling for the peaceful moments […]

Prohibition Pig

by David Scherr At the intersection of Interstate 89 and Vermont’s Route 100, where traffic meandering along the spine of the Green Mountains crosses the purposeful speedsters on the highway, sits the quaint Vermont town of Waterbury. This modern crossroads hosts a growing number of top-notch places to eat and drink, among the best of […]

The Windjammer serves up scrumptious salads, seafood, and more

The Windjammer serves up scrumptious salads, seafood, and more

by Tricia Kennedy Tucked back from the traffic of Williston Road in South Burlington is the sunny, nautical themed Windjammer Restaurant. Don’t be fooled by the large size; it’s been locally owned and operated for 37 years and according to General Manager Dan Phelan, “prides itself on delivering consistently high-quality food.” The menu is a […]

Juniper: a tasteful addition to Burlington’s downtown scene

Juniper: a tasteful addition to Burlington’s downtown scene

By David Scherr Photos by Ben Sarle It is increasingly hard to stand out in Burlington’s thriving culinary scene, where another excellent and inventive restaurant or eatery seems to spring forth in or around the city with every passing season. Older establishments have been forced to step up their game, and newer ones are competing […]

From soup to sushi at Chef Leu’s House

By Lesley Snyder In the words of the hungry diner, “Chinese” is often followed by “takeout” – but Chef Leu’s House will have you rethinking your vocabulary. While the popular restaurant offers both pick-up and delivery, the 21-year-old Shelburne staple received a highly-anticipated facelift last spring. A revamped menu, modern dining room, spacious patio, and […]