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Change up your Thanksgiving with these classic dishes

Change up your Thanksgiving with these classic dishes

Jesse Greenspun, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

In just one short day, Thanksgiving and all of its festivities will be in full swing. Make sure to impress your family and friends on the big day with these great recipes that they will most certainly be thankful for. Gooey Cinnamon Apple Pie A real crowd pleaser, this delicious pie will be the centerpiece of your dessert. Its crumbly top and warm, cinnamon filled cente...

Come cold weather, Girl Scout cookie cravings kick in

Come cold weather, Girl Scout cookie cravings kick in

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

When the leaves fall from the trees and snow falls from the sky, it marks the beginning of Girl Scout cookie season. Though every person has a personal preference of Girl Scout cookies, a few stand out as favorites among Staples students. The selection of Girl Scout cookies is endless, and there’s...

Starbucks releases new holiday drink

Starbucks releases new holiday drink

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

 For all of you coffee fanatics out there, get ready for the latest flavor-infused cup o’ joe. Next month, Starbucks is planned to bring a new holiday themed drink to their menu nationwide that could possibly give the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte a run for its money. The seasonal offering is the ...

Top four coziest drinks for this fall from Starbucks

Top four coziest drinks for this fall from Starbucks

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

The changing of leaves and the transition from denim shorts to cable knit sweaters and ankle boots, are the official indicators that summer has said its final goodbyes and fall is ready to peak its head out while easing into the winter weather. To savor the fall tradition, Starbucks lures in their custo...

Top four places to get warm beverages

Top four places to get warm beverages

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

The changing weather brings much more than the outfit swaps and the long, cold nights. If you’re a fan of the fall, then you know that warm beverages are as essential to the fall outfit as a scarf or a light sweater.The debate about where you can get the best warm beverages has been on going for as long as I can remember, and I am here to tell you the best of the best places to go to get them...

Crunching leaves inspire the baking of tasty treats

Crunching leaves inspire the baking of tasty treats

Blake Rubin, Web A&E Editor

October 10, 2014

Warm cinnamon apples with vanilla ice cream Recipe credit to Rachel Ray. This contrast of warm apples and cold ice cream is a go-to fall dessert. In just a few simple steps, this dessert will wow guests. Kitchen Materials: -Skillet -Spoon -Knife Ingredients: -4 large green appl...

Cinnamon and cider sips add spice to fall

Cinnamon and cider sips add spice to fall

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

As daily temperatures start to sink lower and lower, many students turn to hot fall-inspired drinks to help them keep warm. Widespread fan-favorites are Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte and Dunkin Donuts’ apple cider and pumpkin flavored coffees and lattes. The pumpkin spice latte is the quintessential...

New trend of almond milk causes Staples to go nuts

New trend of almond milk causes Staples to go nuts

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

October 10, 2014

Got milk? In many childhoods, this phrase popped up endlessly on cheesy television commercials and the back of every milk carton parked next to a brimming bowl of cereal. But now the question has changed, as more and more students have started to ask, “Got almond milk?” Almond milk is exactly...

Staples screams for ice cream despite temperatures dropping

Staples screams for ice cream despite temperatures dropping

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Although summer is seen as the most logical season to eat frozen treats, there’s always been debate over what time of year is best for eating tons of ice cream. Blistering hot July and August days are the perfect time to devour Joey’s ice cream down at Compo, get three scoops of Cookie Monster at...

Westport stomachs growl for Restaurant Week meals and deals

Westport stomachs growl for Restaurant Week meals and deals

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

October 10, 2014

A cqua’s crispy chicken Milanese, the Spotted Horse’s Maine mussels and Pink Sumo’s Sashimi creations are just a taste of the variety of dishes featured this year during Westport’s Restaurant Week, Sept. 29 to Oct. 12. Produced by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce, Restaurant Week allows...

Bravo! Bravo! New pizza place receives rave reviews

Bravo! Bravo! New pizza place receives rave reviews

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

With brand new food places like Qdoba and Saugatuck Sweets, the opening of a new pizza place, Pizzeria Bravo has not gotten the attention it should be receiving. Located where Munson’s Chocolate used to be, Pizzeria Bravo has some tough shoes to fill for Staples students. The new restaurant ha...

Downtown desserts reduced to crumbs, Saugatuck Sweets offers solace

Downtown desserts reduced to crumbs, Saugatuck Sweets offers solace

Grant SIrlin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Faces dimmed and diets became healthier as three downtown dessert places closed this summer. For Staples students, Michele's Pies, Crumbs and Pinkberry were among the most popular targets for a Friday night snack or occasional crave. “Those were my favorite places in town. I’m not sure where to...

Qdoba and Chipotle battle to the last bite

Qdoba and Chipotle battle to the last bite

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

A town filled to the brim with salons, banks and clothing stores seems to finally be finding its new forte: Mexican fast-food. As many Westport residents are aware, a fast-food restaurant chain called Qdoba Mexican Grill has recently opened its doors to the public. Located on Post Road next to the...

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