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Seahorse Cafe Photo: Lily Young

Seahorse Cafe opens new opportunities

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Upon first entering the Seahorse Cafe in room 154 at dtBHS, one is immediately welcomed by the smells of fresh coffee and donuts ready to be eaten. A sign in bright blue bubble letters hangs behind the counter and warm fairy lights frame the mall-turned...

Hand turkey drawings. Image: Rebecca Cunningham

OPINION: Thanksgiving is the best holiday

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

I was born on Thanksgiving. I don’t remember the day, but every year my parents share stories about sleep deprivation and eating cold turkey sandwiches from the Brigham and Women’s hospital cafeteria. My aunts and uncles always laugh as I apologize...

Diggers Mirths truck, parked at the farm. Photo: Anna Sanborn/Register

Diggers’ Mirth Collective: A Local Farm Doing the Right Thing

Anna Sanborn June 4, 2021

In the Burlington High School cafeteria, an array of ready-made lunches, each complete with a side of fresh veggies, await students. Among these veggies lies a hidden gem: crunchy, delicious, carrots that put the supermarket varieties to shame.  Unbeknown...

The entrance to the Saint Paul St. Gastrogrub Photo: Ayden Flanigan/Register

Restaurant Review: Saint Paul St. Gastro Grub

Jackson Haugh, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

Tucked away on the corner of Maple and Saint Paul St. exists an unassuming hotspot for Burlington’s hipsters and foodies. The Saint Paul St. Gastro Grub (founded in 2014) has built a reputation for quality nightlife within the city. While many bars...

Ben and Jerrys hot chocolate set against Church St. background Photo: Julia Keeton

The ultimate winter classic: finding Burlington’s best hot chocolate

Julia Keeton, Staff writer December 21, 2020

I have never been an avid coffee drinker. Though I have tried many times over the years to enjoy the beverage, I still can not taste it without gagging. In the winter, I instead turn to another hot drink: hot chocolate. It may seem simple, but do not...

Photo: courtesy Alex Macomber (left) Natalie Burgess (right)

Teacher feature: meet Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber, the English Department’s new hires

Anessa Conner October 14, 2020

Burlington High School's English department welcomed two teachers this Fall:  Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber.  The Register sat down with them to share some stories and some of their quirks too.   How would you describe your experience...

Local restaurant turned grocer in midst of COVID-19

Local restaurant turned grocer in midst of COVID-19

Sam Beste June 2, 2020

Restaurant Poco opened its doors in the spring of 2019 never anticipating they'd be forced to shut their doors in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Co-owners and siblings Stephano Cicirello and Susie Ely had to lay off all their employees and...

Photo: Rebecca Cunningham // Sherpa Kitchen Storefront on 119 College Street, Burlington, VT

Restaurant Review: Sherpa Kitchen

Rebecca Cunningham April 15, 2020

On a sparkling snow day last winter, a friend and I skied down the Burlington Bike Path and upon arriving at Echo, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain continued up the hill to stop at Sherpa Kitchen, a Himalayan restaurant, for lunch. There, an amiable...

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Sophomore Rory Stein takes a bite from a delicious February apple

The Register Investigates: The case of the February apples

Nora Jacobsen February 20, 2020

It was fifth grade in early February when my teacher brought the snack into our classroom. It was the usual assortment: a muffin or a bread and apples.  But that day, the apples were different. My apple was perfectly sweet, juicy, and crisp....

Restaurant Review: Pho Thao

Restaurant Review: Pho Thao

Sam Beste February 12, 2020

When I walked into Pho Thao it was a typical winter night in Vermont: about 10 degrees with snow falling on the ground. Located in the New North End on North Ave in a renovated house, Pho Thao is a restaurant that specializes in tasty, fresh Vietnamese...

Taco Gordos Chorizo taco is loaded with chorizo, onion and cilantro
Photo: Kristen Hurley

Restaurant Review: Taco Gordo

Anessa Conner November 22, 2019

When I walked into Taco Gordo on a very cold and snowy Friday night, the doorway was blocked by a large hanging black sheet to keep the cold from rushing in and freezing everyone inside. Lured by the promise of warmth, I pushed through the opening....

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