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Volunteers sort food donations at the South Burlington Food Shelf on Friday, February 19, 2021. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger

Updated at 3:37 p.m.

As Gov. Phil Scott prepares to lift the state’s remaining Covid-19 restrictions in the coming days, 130 businesses and organizations have signed a letter urging him to wait until more protections are in place for vulnerable Vermonters. 

The coalition — spearheaded by Hunger Free Vermont, the Vermont Foodbank and Capstone Community Action — points to emergency funding that has been essential to people who need access to healthy food and safe housing. 

“The recovery for Vermonters

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Though famed chef, lifestyle host, and author Giada De Laurentiis’ most recent cookbook—Eat Better, Feel Better —is all about wellness and healing yourself from the inside out, her latest visual adventure isn’t taking her back to Italy, the beach, or the comfort of her home. Now fans can watch Giada as she learns firsthand from a Japanese chef how to make Chirashi Sushi—a bowl of mixed ingredients that top a base of sushi rice.

Eat Better, Feel Better: My Recipes for Wellness and Healing, Inside and Out

Released in collaboration with Japan House LA, the new video—which is

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The new owner of the Glen Loch Mill said he is planning to restore the Jamesville building, vacant and crumbling for the past eight years, before deciding its future plans.

Chris Cooke, who runs Cooke Car Care Inc., next door to the Glen Loch property, told Syracuse.com|The Post Standard he plans to save the building and invest in its rehabilitation.

“I want to save it because it’s a cool building, and it’s what the community wants to see,’’ Cooke said.

Cooke bought the property in April 2020 for $200,000, according to property tax records. He bought it from Rolling River

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Starting tomorrow, guests at Shanghai, 2238 N. Farwell Ave., will be privy to an entirely new experience.

The Black Cat Alley speakeasy will reopen Thursday, June 9 with a brand new beverage director, menu and patio.

Longtime bar veteran Daniel Dufek will now be at the helm of both the covert bar and the Pharmacy Bar inside Crossroads Collective, bringing years of cocktail development and bar management  experience to the table.

“Shanghai is an intimate, unique space, capable of transporting our guests from an alley—albeit a cool, alleyway turned art gallery—to a different world or another time.” 

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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden shocked fellow guests at their castle-themed hotel in England when they emerged in sneakers and jeans to have a drink on the hotel patio after meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The first couple walked onto the patio of Treganna Castle, which was built in 1774 on the Cornish coast, and jostled wooden furniture before taking a seat.

BBC reporter Jon Sopel tweeted a video of a brief exchange he had with Biden when the president unexpectedly appeared.

“A first in my career. @POTUS comes and sits down at table in a

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Editor’s note: We get it. It can be difficult to keep up with the fast pace of Austin’s restaurant and bar scene. We have you covered with our regular roundup of essential food news.

Openings and closures


Late last month, a popular Dallas-based pizzeria chain flipped its last pie in the Austin area. Shuttering officially on May 23, Cane Rosso had been serving Neapolitan-style pizzas, as well as salads, pasta, and cocktails from its South Austin spot since 2016. When it opened, the Austin-based operation gained notoriety for unique menu items like a barbecue pizza pie featuring brisket from

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