Food & Drink

A Feast for the Senses

Accomplished restaurateur Lauren Bryant seamlessly integrates elegant design with epicurean excellence.

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Stratton Spotlight: The Winhall Market

Knowledgeable restauranteur Bobby Montuoro expands and elevates the culinary program and retail selections at Winhall Market.

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Stratton Spotlight: The Drift

On a spacious deck in the heart of Stratton Village, an exciting new bar is serving up wintertime fun and priceless memories in a stylish outdoor setting.

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A CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION

Brooks Addington speaks on the past, present, and future of TÖST.

Good Works

Food for Growth

Learn about Vermont’s Community Supported Agriculture movement.

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EARTHLY SPIRITS

Include herbs from your garden to enhance your summer cocktail spirits.

Entertaining

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Sandwich It In

Whether it’s just a quick bite on the go or a carefully constructed masterpiece, one thing is clear: we love our sandwiches in America. Sandwiches are just as much a part of the fabric of American cuisine as pasta is to Italian food. Sure, the name might change as you move around the country, but as long as you layer bread with delicious toppings, it’s a sandwich…

Out and About

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Bistro Henry Celebrates 25 Years

The party’s attendance was off the charts as were some favorites such as mac & cheese and the bountiful buffet of sweet and savory. Guests were entertained with tunes by the Chris Kleeman Band featuring Brian Hobs and Bobby Gagnier…

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It’s Chili in the Mountains

The Green Mountains are a long ride from the hills of Texas, and, of course, it just wouldn’t be Vermont if there wasn’t maple syrup somehow linked to a chili-making contest at Stratton Mountain because maple syrup is this state’s “real thing…”

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Summer Freeze

Various forms of this frozen solution of milkfat infused with assorted flavorings and sweetened with a sugar are found in a dizzying number of styles with different names throughout the world. But at its core, ice cream is a simple treat. In Vermont, ice cream is more than just a treat however; it’s a point of state pride and bespeaks to our dairy heritage…

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What’s In A Name

There is a dizzying array of ice cream styles found in grocery store freezer aisles. From ice cream to gelato to soft serve to custard. What’s the difference? Following are some of the basics…

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Good Taste Dining

Stop in at this local spots where the chefs present some of their most-inspired recipes. Try the not-your-average chicken at The Perfect Wife and a pork chop by the fireplace at Red Fox Inn…

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Holiday Entertaining
Holiday Entertaining

It’s your turn to host—don’t panic! We’re going to share a few tips on preparing the moistest of turkeys and provide recipes for accompanying sides to satisfy a diversity of palates and dietary needs. With a little planning you will create an easy, elegant, and welcoming gathering…

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Beer and Breweries

It was an ambitious itinerary to say the least. The day was beautiful: sunny and crisp, with no signs of rain in the forecast—perfect conditions for exploring some of the craft breweries that represent the Southern Vermont craft beer scene…

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Specialty Craft Beer Stores

Not everyone has the time to make a road trip to visit the breweries found in our Southern Vermont beer tour article. Not to worry—many of the various beers that these breweries are producing can be found at some of the finer beer stores located throughout the region…

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Earthly Spirits

Restaurant chefs and good home cooks know that using fresh herbs elevates a fine dish to a sublime one. The same is true of cocktails – almost every herb we enjoy in cooking can be mixed with spirits or wine to produce an exceptional drink…

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Bloody Delicious

There is something about this combination that sums up Vermont dining at its best: artisanal bread and cheese, locally distilled vodka, fresh tomato with herbs and spices, all served in one tantalizing glass…

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From The Ground Up

The VanDerWielens’ philosophy is simple: provide the freshest seasonal ingredients, ethically sourced, from local purveyors. Diners are served beautiful meals that are traceable from start to finish, because local and fresh taste better and are better for the community and the environment…

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Make It To Go

Choose a package of pre-sliced Finocchiona salami, a dry-cured sausage lightly scented with fennel and a wedge of their own imported provolone, which they age and then package in-house. Throw in a beautiful loaf of Earth Sky Time’s crusty sesame bread…

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We Love It Cheesy

Some have referred to Vermont as the Napa Valley of cheese – there are cheeses here that rival those from around the world. There is something about the air, the water, the grass, and the artisan’s passion that allows an independent farm to create world class products on a small scale…