Tis the season…for gift cards

By Sadie Williams If you’re tapped out for gift ideas, consider buying a gift card to a local restaurant. Whether it’s used for takeout, a night on the town, or after work drinks, it’s sure to be appreciated. Below are some completely serious suggestions on who might appreciate said gift cards. For the young family:… Read More »

Something for everyone at Church & Main

Something for everyone at Church & Main

By Sadie Williams When Church & Main opened its doors in October of 2010, owner Ned Church knew he was bringing something different to Burlington’s restaurant scene. Positioned on the corner of Church and Main Streets, the restaurant offers delicious food, expertly prepared drinks, and live entertainment to casual shoppers, movie and theater goers, and… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »