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Local serves Staples students an interesting experience

Local serves Staples students an interesting experience

Margaux MacColl, Features Editor

April 2, 2015

My eyes had to readjust as I entered the old factory; sunlight was pouring in from towering windows, causing the steel pillars and copper light fixtures to shimmer. I slid into a wooden booth and gazed up at the ceiling that soared two stories high. I listened as conversation and music intertwined,...

Top 3 foods to create in the spirit of spring

Top 3 foods to create in the spirit of spring

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

Winter is finally coming to a close and Spring is on its way. This means that it’s time to start picking out new recipes for the new season. Spring is the time when you start to fix more warm-season crops such as zucchini and peppers. These three healthy recipes are a great way to get you motivated...

How to eat and stay healthy in the cafeteria

How to eat and stay healthy in the cafeteria

Ivy Prince, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

Many students were excited to see the endless bags of Oreos, or the new Sweet Spicy Chili Doritos, as the new snacks in the Staples Cafeteria. However when it comes to kids who want to eat as healthy as they can at school, many students at first think it’s impossible to do. Staples cafeteria doe...

Diner madness

Diner madness

Matt Jacowleff, Director of Social Media

March 31, 2015

Over the next couple weeks, I will set out to solve the question that keeps most of us up at night - what is the best diner in the Fairfield County? I will travel up and down the coast in search of the best diner food there is. I have trained my whole life for this moment, and now it is time to put my sk...

Staples students rave over Organic Market

Staples students rave over Organic Market

Gabrielle Feinsmith, Associate Managing Editor

March 31, 2015

It’s no secret that students value a healthy diet. A balanced meal and refraining from processed foods are essential to be in tip-top shape. On 285 Post Road E, there appears to be a hot commodity that everyone is gushing over. Some call it Organic Market and others refer to it as the holy grail ...

Appetite for avocado

Appetite for avocado

March 31, 2015

As it’s finally warming up outside and the sun is starting to shine, avocados are beginning to ripen throughout many grocery stores in town. Avocados are healthy, delicious and can be used in various ways to create delectable and easy-to-make recipes. Here are a few recipes involving the use of the m...

Bounce into spring with Easter treats

Bounce into spring with Easter treats

March 31, 2015

We all know that with Easter comes candy. The aisles of CVS and Walgreens are stocked up with pastel colored candies and bright yellow peeps. Easter eggs filled with coins and jelly beans are hid in the grass (or maybe the snow in this case) and little kids wait with excitement to see what goodies...

Hot restaurants spice up Instagram feed with food photos

Caroline Cohen

March 10, 2015

I nstagram’s 150-million users in September 2013 doubled to 300-million users in December 2014, proving Instagram as one of the most popular and successful social media outlets. However, the app that lets people post photos to followers has had a lot of new flavors in recent months. ...

Norwalk’s Sugar & Olives radiates good vibes

Norwalk’s Sugar & Olives radiates good vibes

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

March 2, 2015

Let’s just say, if I were to open a restaurant, I would aspire to own one like Sugar and Olives. The interior is both sleek and homey; modern and rustic; minimalistic and cozy. The walls—a cool, light gray-blue—are accented with bursts of vibrant orange. Restaurant owner Jennifer Balin...

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bar

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

February 24, 2015

Although Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, roses and relationships, it is also the holiday of chocolate. Valentine’s Day has become synonymous with boxed chocolates, truffles, and chocolate bars. Choosing where to buy such treats, however, can be complicated and sometimes even daunting. Luckily,...

A “brunch” of recipes to love this Valentine’s Day

A “brunch” of recipes to love this Valentine’s Day

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

February 13, 2015

There are a lot of ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Some people go on dates, others spend time with friends and of course, there’s always the trusty “Galentine’s Day” (when groups of girls get together on Valentine’s Day and celebrate being single). But with the trendiness of brunching...

Top four Pinterest recipes to make this winter

Top four Pinterest recipes to make this winter

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

During the chilly months of winter, there is nothing better than cooking and baking to bring warmth to your hands and your heart. But with so many options out there, choosing what to make can be difficult. Pinterest is the perfect way to find recipes by food bloggers, Martha Stewart, and many people w...

Where to find this winter’s hottest beverages

Where to find this winter’s hottest beverages

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

January 28, 2015

During the chill of the past month, students have been in pursuit of the perfect cozy drink to thaw their rosy cheeks and warm their numbed fingers this winter. The ideal Westport café, however, remains under dispute.   The Granola Bar The Granola Bar is notorious for its “Instagram-worthy...

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