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Re: “Pizzeria Verità to Buy Trattoria Delia and Sotto Enoteca

Congratulations John and Leslie on your upcoming purchase of Tratt. Living in Vermont's NEK, we don't get to Burlington often, but I still remember the romantic evenings Sally and I spent at the Tratt.

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Posted by Larry Bohen on 03/25/2017 at 10:31 AM

Re: “Pizzeria Verità to Buy Trattoria Delia and Sotto Enoteca

Wow! Way to go!!

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Posted by Trine Wilson on 03/24/2017 at 7:40 PM

Re: “Pints and Bites at Hired Hand Brewing Co.

And I remember The Chicken Bone Cafe on King Street where pitchers , PITCHERS of cocktails were available for less then 5 . I don't remember then so well . BTW - We are dating ourselves .

Posted by Rich ard on 03/24/2017 at 6:34 PM

Re: “Olé! Hot Tamale and El Toro Open in Morrisville

Can someone please open some real Mexican in Burlington? Starving over here

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Posted by btown grubber on 03/23/2017 at 6:47 PM

Re: “Spacious New Digs for Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea

Well reasoned post Paco but what does Act 250 have to do with reason ? This statute has become a huge work project for the environment crowd giving employment to a horde of lawyers and "professionals" in this industry . It also allows those that don't wish competition to stifle new growth by engaging in obstructionist tactics. The overall protection of Vermont has been sacrificed to a patchwork process where project success depends on your financial ability to wait out roadblocks .

Getting back to Stowe and Rt 100 , this is a problem that sadly never gets better . Combined with the Mountain Road (Rt 108) , these roads are never improved except for a little tinkering . Traffic has grown ,especially large trucks and there has been no action to improve the situation . In fact things have gotten worse .

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Posted by Rich ard on 03/22/2017 at 9:58 AM

Re: “Spacious New Digs for Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea

How did this place possibly get an Act 250 permit? Traffic on Rt 100 between Stowe and Waterbury is already horrendous.

The legislature needs to audit Washington County's Act 250 commission. Growth should occur closer to the interstate where there's less impact on traffic and environment. Vail buying the ski operations, businesses like this expanding on Rt 100, and the continued growth of Stowe as a 4-season tourist destination will only provide fuel to further environmental and traffic problems plaguing the corridor.

Growth is great. But growth's gotta occur closer to the interstate and our village centers where there's existing infrastructure to accommodate additional traffic. Expanding Rt 100 to four lanes is too expensive.

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Posted by Paco DeFrancis on 03/20/2017 at 12:16 PM

Re: “Eat This Week, March 15 to 21: Breakfast at Limlaw's

See you there!

Posted by Bob Frazier on 03/15/2017 at 7:22 PM

Re: “Namuna Asian Kitchen Opens in Winooski

Used to LOVE Dharshan Namaste Asian Deli was so said when they switched owners. Never really cared for Spice Traders' Kitchen. It just wasn't nearly as good ss Namaste. Hopefully this new place will be just as good as Namaste.

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Posted by Cheryl Pariseau on 03/15/2017 at 3:18 PM

Re: “Talking Science and Vermont Beer Culture at Drop-In Brewing

What an interesting article about an outstanding young lady. Her enthusiasm for her craft and dedication to her job come shining through the article. I'll stop by to taste the new creations.

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Posted by Susan Trautman on 03/10/2017 at 3:58 PM

Re: “Quimby Country Family Camp to Reopen, Host Cookouts

You have a total rockstar with Chef Tessa in your kitchen!

Posted by Denise Johnson on 03/09/2017 at 5:56 PM

Re: “The Butchery Adds Second Location, in Stowe

Excited to hear this

Posted by Jeeter Carter on 03/08/2017 at 9:19 PM

Re: “Pints and Bites at Hired Hand Brewing Co.

Amazing the good things a ton of money can buy these days.
I remember the good old days when a glass of beer was a quarter.

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Posted by timothy price on 03/08/2017 at 5:55 AM

Re: “Nepali Market Expands to Burlington's New North End

Welcome to the NNE. Please consider selling fresh bulk spices and other natural foods as well. Our only choices short of going to City Market are the very lame Price Chopper and Hannifords. You should do well at that location but also consider expanding your scope a bit

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Posted by Pixelvt on 03/08/2017 at 4:23 AM

Re: “Breakfast Club: Popover Stop at Rustic Roots

Rustic Roots is my must go to when visiting Vermont . The staff is always friendly and patient even while busy . I have never been disappointed and always delighted with the food I have ordered . I look forward to the farmers market and Rustic Roots Crepes on my next visit . Food made with love is a beautiful thing .

Posted by Sandy McCloskey Sabado on 03/06/2017 at 5:16 PM

Re: “Breakwater Café Closes, Will Be Second Location for the Spot

I've heard they're putting an end to live music. That would be a shame. Always enjoyed listening to local bands while enjoying a burger and beer while watching the sunset.

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Posted by DanR on 03/03/2017 at 8:09 PM

Re: “Breakfast Club: Popover Stop at Rustic Roots

Rustic Roots does a very nice job with shirred eggs, among other things. Good food.

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Posted by Doug Hoffer on 03/03/2017 at 3:43 PM

Re: “Unlikely Allies Seek to Make Vermont's Milk the Cream of the Industry

What about hooking this in to crowd-funding and carbon offsets markets that already exist? If people understood how powerful this can be, for sequestering carbon in soil and for lake cleanup, as well as the health benefits of pastured dairy products and the tourism value of cows on pasture, not just on the side of Cabot trucks, I think they would want to be part of it. Maybe we could even create a Champlain brand that people could buy with that virtuous feeling of helping their lake and planet. These are different times, post-election, with millions of people looking for ways to make a difference, and I know many who would like to be part of this movement. If we lead, waving dollar bills, big dairy will follow, just the way cows follow a pail of grain.
P.S. I LOVED Steve Judge's Vermont Family Farms milk, and miss it.

Posted by Jessie Haas on 03/03/2017 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Breakfast Club: Popover Stop at Rustic Roots

I was fortunate to grow up in a house where the lady in charge--my scrappy and resourceful French Canadian mother--made the world's best popovers. It was almost magical how tray after tray of perfectly browned domes of dough came forth from the oven on the nights she made them. I do believe it's time for a popover renaissance. If Vermont can produce substantial amounts of some of the world's best cheese, beer, cider, and more, what amazing things might we do with the popover?

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Posted by Dean Pierce on 03/02/2017 at 8:15 PM

Re: “Vermont Creamery Expands to Make Even More Cheese

I absolutely love the cheese at the Creamery, and I love working there even more!!! Go 2017

Posted by Catherine Pizano on 03/02/2017 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Immune-Boosting Fire Cider Packs Heat

I second the point by David Diaz. This is particularly important in the Trump anti-science era. I think it's fair to wonder how open Seven Days would be to printing an equally science-free article that was in support of, say, Climate-Change denial.

Posted by Nichael Cramer on 02/28/2017 at 3:12 PM

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