Thank you to all our loyal Paddle Friends for nominating is for 7 “Best of Vermont” awards;  after the second round of voting, We received the best of “Daysie” Award for Chef Phoebe’s eggs benedict.  Last year (2013), Chef Phoebe received “Runner-Up, Best Chef”! Best Chef (Chef Phoebe was runner-up ‘Best Chef”, 2013) Best Restaurant…

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Unpretentious Gourmet is our Bi-monthly column in the Burlington Free Press, appearing every other Friday in the Savorvore section. Here is a sampling of our columns: February 14, 2014: “Hello from a South Hero Kitchen” February 28, 2014: “Our Journey Began With Soup” March 14, 2014: “Learning to Make Lunch Out of Leftovers” March 28,…

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Blue Paddle Bistro with Carol Ann Jones & Will Patton Recently, a film crew from out west came to film a pilot for a series to be pitched to The Travel Channel and the Discovery Channel. The show is about independent singer/songwriters and the American venues where they perform and the community that supports these…

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Lisa Lewis (second from the right) & her daughters, Chloe & Sasha pose with Chef Phoebe in from of The Paddle on Saturday May 19th, 2012. Finding out that they hail from Grand Rapids, North Dakota … and happen to personally know Marilyn, Anderson’s food critic, I couldn’t help asking them for assistance! In an…

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