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Re: “Two in One: Haymaker Bun Co. and Arcadian to Share Middlebury Space

Nice to see Ron Swanson branching out into cooking.

Posted by The Oracle on 09/18/2018 at 10:19 PM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

What goes around comes around. Businesses addicted to low-wage jobs should die. Good riddance. (ps -did anyone else laugh out loud at the irony of an alcohol purveyor decrying addiction?)

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by John Gallagher on 09/16/2018 at 9:32 AM
Posted by TheSchwa on 09/14/2018 at 2:25 PM

Re: “'EatingWell' and 'Cooking Light' Magazines Are Merging

This seems like a strangely positive take on what is actually the layoff of 200 people from the parent company, and a general decline in food and cooking journalism over the last couple of years, including the fall of Lucky Peach and decimation of Saveur.

8 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Dan Suder on 09/14/2018 at 10:07 AM

Re: “Updated: Stonecutter Spirits Hits a Legal Snag Opening New Bar

There are states in this country that will go back to archaic abortion laws should Roe v. Wade be overturned. This is the problem with laws that don't keep up with evolving social norms. A law with its roots in the age of Prohibition should be totally re-written and brought into the 21st century.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Barbara Alsop on 09/12/2018 at 7:02 PM

Re: “Updated: Stonecutter Spirits Hits a Legal Snag Opening New Bar

The whole country is full of byzantine regulations when it comes to distilled spirits. That's not just a Vermont problem.

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Posted by Michael Gaskin on 09/12/2018 at 9:47 AM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

No loss, he was well known in town as a lousy employer.

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by amchoor on 09/11/2018 at 7:14 PM

Re: “Dining on a Dime: Nomad Coffee (South End Station)

I strongly believe the disclaimers about Podhaizer should come at the start of the article, especially considering she wrote about Nomad three times in Seven Days before getting hired there. Also, food can be healthful, but not healthy.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by The Oracle on 09/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

Re: “Updated: Stonecutter Spirits Hits a Legal Snag Opening New Bar

No wonder more businesses are moving out of state, this is so ridiculous.....

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Gi Grape on 09/11/2018 at 5:31 PM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

Not sure what's up here, I dumped facebook after they decided which opinions were "allowable " and which weren't.
apparently he just said what everyone was thinking, Including other junkies.
Addiction is a disease, it's not a substance disease, (well not only a substance disease), it's a disease of dis-connection from the world, from friends, from the local society, from one's self.
And surprise surprise, it's epidemic these days, or just out in the open.
when a guy just trying to make a business run, apparently paying substandard pay, otherwise he have a better class of people to chose from to hire,
when he complains it should open up dialogue, not be forced to move,
or as in facebook, silence them...
after all, addiction is a disease of separation, of not belonging.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by charleskafka on 09/11/2018 at 12:49 PM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

He shouldn't have apologized.

15 likes, 15 dislikes
Posted by G Chesterton on 09/08/2018 at 1:57 PM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

What took so long? KARMA Reilly.....enjoy Key West- maybe you get a trump to back you somewhere far away from here

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Posted by Sean Moran 1 on 09/07/2018 at 7:47 AM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

Boycott: a Free Market solution to a problem.

17 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by NorthOldEnder on 09/06/2018 at 2:53 PM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

Nice. Hopefully that Tiki bar that was previously in the space returns

9 likes, 15 dislikes
Posted by Drunk Duff on 09/06/2018 at 2:28 PM

Re: “Friend's Nepali Restaurant Comes to Winooski; Mr. Shawarma Closes in Essex Junction

sources or GTFO #spanlesstaste

Posted by Abigail Treis on 08/30/2018 at 11:23 PM

Re: “Malletts Bay Diner & Bakery Announces September Closure

If our visit in early August was any indication, the rude waitstaff may have had something to do with it. Although only 1 other table was occupied, the older woman server (btw not the owner, who has always been very friendly) refused to allow us (in our late 60s) to be seated with our 5 yr old grandson while waiting for 2 others to join us (who happened to arrive within 5 minutes anyway) telling us that we may be taking up valuable table space they needed, forcing us to wait on counter stools or standing. If this was typical of their service no wonder people stayed away. A shame some waitstaff don't understand that good customer relations equals good business.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Susan C. Anderson on 08/30/2018 at 4:16 PM

Re: “Friend's Nepali Restaurant Comes to Winooski; Mr. Shawarma Closes in Essex Junction

Mr. Schwarma is moving to Burlington. I went there on their last day.

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Posted by Monica S on 08/30/2018 at 12:43 PM

Re: “Schmeared? Myer's International Bagel Mascot Mystery Solved

How about having a contest to come up with a new recipe?

3 likes, 15 dislikes
Posted by The Oracle on 08/24/2018 at 6:17 PM

Re: “Juice for the People to Close Friday

Kale Rocks and i 2'nd Mike Winters for Mayor !!

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Ted Sargent on 08/24/2018 at 1:48 PM

Re: “Juice for the People to Close Friday

Mike Winters for Mayor!!!

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Posted by Matthew Davis on 08/23/2018 at 7:01 PM

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