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Re: “Café Shelburne

Exceptional flavors
I brought my parents here for Christmas Eve -- a bit of a risk since I had not come beforehand to vet its new incarnation. Fortunately, we were all well pleased! My folks, who've eaten around the world, pronounced our dinner well worth the money. We started with a fish stew and a winter endive salad; my entree was an eight-grain 'risotto,' and we finished with apple tart. Throughout, the ingredients, flavors and textures were clear, full, and balanced. Nothing was gimmicky, it was all just extremely well prepared. The room is attractive and cozy, and the servers were lovely. We left feeling both nourished and cosseted. Food: 5 Ambiance: 4 Service: 4

Posted by amchoor on 12/30/2013 at 3:04 PM

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Re: “Burlington Town Hall Featuring Bernie Sanders Draws New American Crowd

My French-speaking grandma moved to this country from Canada as a teen, the same age as some of these young men. She would've appreciated this kind of neighborly welcome. I'm glad one of our senators is putting forth the effort.

The comment about IQs is kind of funny, kind of sad. Unless YG's ancestors were all indigenous she doesn't have much of a leg to stand on.

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Posted by amchoor on 09/17/2018 at 8:51 PM

Re: “Burlington's Magnolia Bistro Shuts Down

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

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Re: “Super Volunteer Laura Hale Grows Community in Burlington's Old North End

Congratulations, Seven Days - the choice to cover Laura reflects some real smarts and knowledge of the community. It's hard to capture just how amazing Laura Hale is but you did pretty well!

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Re: “Health Group Chair Says She Was 'Silenced' by Scott Administration

If Gobeille says that Palumbo is dedicated -- which I can readily believe -- then the fact that she stepped down seems to speak for itself.

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Re: “Racial Slurs Common at Vermont Psychiatric Hospital, Report Finds

This is horrible. My heart goes out to the people of color who have to deal with this abuse in order to keep their jobs. White Vermonters, it's past time for us to do better.

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Posted by amchoor on 02/05/2018 at 4:20 PM

Re: “#HerToo: Middlebury Student in Trouble Over List of Accused Sexual Transgressors

This is a side note, but I think the phrase Prof. Kornbluh used was "weapon of the weak," not "weapon of the week." Weapons of the Weak is the title of a deeply insightful academic book. It shows how people with little power resort to informal, sometimes oblique tactics to resist abuse.

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Posted by amchoor on 01/24/2018 at 7:19 PM

Re: “Media Note: Top Free Press Editor Sparks Outrage on Twitter

Oh, I see, he was trying to add humor. Or ask a question. Or, what exactly? Perhaps Mr. Finley can explain how that tweet was supposed to be funny, since it failed to function as the question he later claimed to be asking.

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Posted by amchoor on 01/06/2018 at 9:16 PM

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