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Re: “Sherpa Kitchen

Amazing - just what we've been waiting for!
If you like Indian food you will love Sherpa kitchen. Curries, vindaloo, dumplings, paneer - all fresh, delicious and reasonably priced. And the Sunday buffet is incredible! Food: 5 Ambiance: 5 Service: 5

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Posted by Shippy on 08/19/2013 at 2:21 PM

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Re: “Smokey's Low N Slow BBQ Comes to South Burlington

ORACLE, I wish everyone could afford $21 for a Laplatte River Dry Aged Hand Massaged Pasture Raised (With lake views) blah blah blah cheeseburger. Maybe people like me should stay home instead of eating at a restaurant thats not up to VT food Nazi standards.

11 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Shippy on 05/28/2017 at 6:21 PM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Pedestrians Warned That Repaved Burlington Bike Path Is Harder to Block

No mention of the path's true menace, rollerbladers! Who invented a sport that requires flailing arms, zig-zagging and spandex shorts? "In-Line" skating my foot! More like akimbo-rolling!

Okay people, humorless responses in 3...2....1....

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Shippy on 04/18/2017 at 10:23 AM

Re: “Burlington Considers Its Parking Options

It seems like no matter how sterilized and mall-like we make our cities there will always be people who would rather just go to the mall. Convenience above all else. If you avoid Burlington (not to mention NYC, Montreal, Boston, etc...) because the parking garages are smelly your mind probably won't be changed by fancy parking technology.

Posted by Shippy on 06/06/2014 at 9:51 AM

Re: “In Defense of Six Beers We're Not Supposed to Drink

Here here! Although, I think Switchback is the Budweiser of VT and I mean that in a good way. It's ubiquitous, highly quaffable, and enjoys a refreshingly down-market niche. There are a lot of "Bud Guys" who would just as soon drink a Switchback, and that's pretty cool. It's reassuring to know that Switchback is usually on draught when the only other choices are beer styles so obscure that only Jack Black in High Fidelity could discuss them with the requisite amount of affectation.

10 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Shippy on 04/24/2014 at 1:04 PM

Re: “The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

Meatloaf with a side of broke.
I had meatloaf and it was pretty good. It came with mashed potatoes, they weren't half bad. But $17 for small servings of meatloaf and mashed potatoes, with no salad, bread or anything else to nosh on during the 35 minute wait for our meals? Meatloaf and burgers are in the same category: easy to make them decent, hard to make them mind-blowing. But at $12 for a burger and $17 for a little hunk of meatloaf they better be mind-blowing every single time. It's just too tempting to skip the gastropub hubbub and hit VPB for a cheap, good burger and a decent beer. Hey, at least all the food comes vertically stacked--a sure sign of culinary seriousness. I think the Farmhouse has potential, if they don't let their pretensions get in the way of serving decent food and beer at a reasonable price. Food: 3 Ambiance: 3 Service: 3

Posted by Shippy on 06/15/2010 at 8:55 AM

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