Magnolia Bistro: The Birth Place of Second Breakfast

Magnolia Bistro: The Birth Place of Second Breakfast

Magnolia restaurant, in the heart of Burlington, prides itself for being “committed to the environment”. According to their mission statement, “we are proud to have been the first Green Certified Restaurant in Vermont, and our actions reflect these values on a daily...
Citizen Cider: How Do You Like Them Apples?

Citizen Cider: How Do You Like Them Apples?

Apples are the state fruit in Vermont. I am not sure how many apples per capita are grown here, but I can attest (as a recent transplant from a far away state) that these are the most delicious apples I have tasted since I left Spain. In Europe, there are regions in...
A Place to Linger: August First Cafe & Bakery

A Place to Linger: August First Cafe & Bakery

While the timid Vermont morning sun was coming through its front windows, we walked into this very inconspicuous cafe right off Main Street. It had been a nice Saturday morning so far. We had a productive visit to the farmers market not more than a block away. Now it...
Sherpa Kitchen: A Lackluster First Impression

Sherpa Kitchen: A Lackluster First Impression

Being completely new to the Burlington restaurant scene, I expected to make some poor choices here and there. Inexperience makes you vulnerable to misguided suggestions and hyperbolic reviews. It is simply inevitable. Lurking out there are the tourist traps, the...
Brasserie Ten Ten

Brasserie Ten Ten

On a hot Bastille weekend, Brasserie Ten Ten is always a favorite spot for Boulderites. When we arrived, the restaurant was completely full for brunch but even then, many patrons stood outside the lobby undeterred and hopeful for an empty table. Luckily, we had a...
Ku Cha House of Tea

Ku Cha House of Tea

Ku Cha is an emblematic traditional Chinese tea house located in the upper section of Pearl Street, a welcoming and bustling pedestrian area in the heart of Boulder, CO. Walking into this beautiful store is a delight to the senses. Their teas are featured by type on...