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Frozen yogurt, go home

Frozen yogurt, go home

Emma Lederer, Opinions Editor

April 29, 2014

The trends of Samsung Sidekicks, Razor scooters, and sugar lips have all faded. Hannah Montana revealed her secret, and Justin Bieber’s voice lowered quite a few octaves. We’ve grown up with a lot of things that have fallen out of style, but one thing has remained throughout our childhood: frozen yogur...

Java brings a new taste to Westport

Java brings a new taste to Westport

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Situated at 44 Church St. lies a simple, typical 06880 building. The inside, though, is anything but typical. With long windows and bright yellow and red walls sporting images ranging from kids’ scribbles to portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Java Westport gives simple a whole new definition. “It’s like you have been trans...

There’s a fiesta at Border Grill

There’s a fiesta at Border Grill

Mat Jacowleff, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014

Border Grill, conveniently located right next to Athletic Shoe Factory on Post Road East, has brought the Mexican food taste to Westport within its small wooden doors for a number of years. Staples students flock to Border Grill to fulfill their Mexican food desires, “The Grill is perfect for a q...

What feeds the obsession? The Chipotle phenomenon

What feeds the obsession? The Chipotle phenomenon

Daniela Karpenos, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

The menu isn’t long, but the options are endless. First, there’s the classic burrito with which you have a choice of guacamole, salsa, cheese or sour cream; a choice of grilled chicken or steak; a choice of pinto or black beans; a choice of rice. And this is all just for one item on the menu! Consider...

All the foods needed to party like a leprechaun

All the foods needed to party like a leprechaun

Caroline O'Kane, Staff Writer

March 17, 2014

Maybe the Irish aren't known for their extensive menus, but on Saint Patrick’s Day you are sure to find these Irish dishes in traditional households, whether you are dining in Ireland itself or right here in America. 5. Cabbage Cabbage is slightly sweet yet slightly bitter, and hard to describe oth...

How to get your sugar fix through a clean route

How to get your sugar fix through a clean route

Claire Lewin, News Editor

March 7, 2014

One of the biggest misconceptions about healthy eating is that it means depriving oneself of everything delicious. It’s common knowledge that everyone’s favorite desserts, Oreos, Chips Ahoy, Tostitos, and Twinkies, don’t exactly make the cut for a healthy eater’s shopping list. The key is to find desse...

Westport ditches fatty food

Westport ditches fatty food

Grace McCarthy, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

If you had strolled through downtown a few years ago, you would have seen teens devouring cupcakes from Crumbs or shoving down grease-slathered pizza slices from Westport Pizzeria. Nowadays, kids tout colorful smoothies or speed past Starbucks for an organic salad from Freshii. Westport restaurants...

Recipe testing simmers into Staples

Recipe testing simmers into Staples

Dylan Donahue, Staff Writer

February 8, 2014

Culinary, one of the most popular classes at Staples, has added a new twist to its advanced curriculum.  The students in the advanced culinary class have received the opportunity to do recipe testing for a cookbook containing recipes from student chefs, high school or younger, from all over the coun...

Pile on the pie

Pile on the pie

Grace McCarthy, Staff Writer

November 23, 2013

Halloween Candy Inklinations

Halloween Candy Inklinations

Rachel Labarre, Managing Editor

October 19, 2013

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