If you think the James Beard Awards are all about restaurants with white tablecloths, think again. Each year, the foundation pays tribute to a handful of casual restaurants designated as “American Classics.” This year, Al’s French Frys is among the honorees.
The Burlington resto will be celebrated at the awards ceremony, which takes place at Lincoln Center on May 3.
Care about dairy? Head on down to the Burlington Hiltonon Saturday to hear U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talk milk. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy are also part of the “town-hall-meeting”- style discussion, which begins at 10 a.m.
Congrats to the Vermont Brownie Company! Owners Shawna Lidsky and Katherine Hayward defeated Bobby Flay in a brownie “throwdown” that aired last Wednesday on the Food Network.
If you missed it, don’t worry. The network’s all about reruns.
Justin Turcotte: Gotta love our little food Mecca!
Roy: Meh. They can't compare to Red Hen and dealing with Hunt is often not worth the trouble.
Tammy Goughnour: This will be AWESOME!! Their pastry is out of this world!!
Old Vermonter: Amazing they lasted so long with such terrible business acumem
Bryan Bouchard: It wasn't that good before. Of they didn't reopen it wouldn't be a great loss to the Burlington…