Have an amusing thought about a restaurant you've visited? Love reading cookbooks and gastronomic magazines? Pick up a farm share every week? If any of these conditions apply, you should enter our food-themed limerick and haiku writing contest.
The jingles can be about anything you want, as long as some form of nourishment is mentioned.
Email your creations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries must be received by December 12. The cream of the crop will be printed on December 19.
Forgotten how the poems go? Here’s a sample:
In Vermont we can’t grow citrus fruits
Cold weather slays all tender shoots
We live on potatoes
And dream of tomatoes
Thank goodness for edible roots.
Runny golden yolks
Creamy hollandaise, croissant
The prize for the Seven Days’ staff fave? Breakfast for two at Chef’s Corner!
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…